| Sep 2, 2013
Are the ideas on offer to reform America's schools really the best we can come up with?
Texas has embraced reforms, for example, that call for increasing the number of charter schools and eliminating some of the exams required to graduate from high...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 11:07 PM
Dr. William Glasser, a psychiatrist, education reform advocate and bestselling author whose unorthodox emphasis on personal responsibility for mental problems sold millions of books, caught the attention of educators and earned him an international...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 6:01 AM
With each cute baby Crystal Neilson delivered, she found her body more unattractive.
Her breasts sagged a little more. The skin on her stomach stretched out like a deflated balloon. “There was stuff falling out all over the place,” said...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Jim Mora came to UCLA known as a hothead prone to bouts of spontaneous verbal combustion.
An out-of-town colleague put it to me this way: "You know he's crazy, right?"
Mora lived up to the reputation by screaming at assistant coaches and midlevel...
| Aug 22, 2013
Dear Amy: I have a 22-year-old son who just graduated from an out-of-state university, which we paid for.
Now that he's back home, he tells us that to maximize his major (psychology), he will "need" to pursue a master's degree because he would like to...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 8:29 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Subtle hints may help nudge people toward making healthier food choices at the grocery store, new findings suggest.
Obese people heading into a store who were given a recipe flyer with a few health-related words spent less...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 8:07 AM
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Don't feel sorry for Sharon Brehm.
The former Indiana University chancellor and former president of the American Psychological Association can no longer drive a car and needs help balancing her checkbook, but wants...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 12:15 PM
Kevin Caines paused in a hallway near his office at Highland Park High School as a man and his teenage son approached. The boy, whose older brother had attended HPHS, will be a freshman this year.
As the school psychologist, Caines has history with...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 2:00 AM
I recently discovered that my 14-year-old stepson, who lives with us full-time, has been stealing, wearing, soiling, and hiding his toddler sister's pull-ups. I've found them after he hides them in his closet, which also serves as a general storage area....
| Aug 14, 2013
| 8:50 AM
FT. MEADE, Md. — A military psychologist testified Wednesday that while he was counseling Army Pfc. Bradley Manning for a gender identity disorder and a series of outbursts in Iraq, he rarely if ever received any input from the soldier’s chain...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 2:52 PM
“Fifty Shades of Grey” glamorizes violence against women. That’s according to a new study published in the Journal of Women’s Health by psychologists at Michigan State University and Ohio State University.
That should seem...