Archive for behavioral drugs

COMMENT: Professor Claims Math, Algebra And Geometry Promote ‘White Privilege’

Like many of us I scan my Internet portal page for interesting news items. This one caught my eye: Professor Claims Math, Algebra And Geometry Promote ‘White Privilege’ The above article was written by journalist Ian Miles Cheong and profiles work by Rochelle Gutierrez, who holds a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University […]

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A Question of Attachment—Bowlby Less Traveled: The Book (part II of III)

Part II—My Motivation Behind Writing Question In his book chapter Modern Attachment Theory (mentioned in part I), Dr. Schore suggests that brain studies will be the new background for attachment theory. Schore calls Bowlby’s work “classical attachment theory.” Schore mentions “the decade of the brain.” According to the web site for The Association for Psychological Science,  […]

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QUICK LOOK: Dangers of Students’ Short Attention Spans | LifeZette

Dangers of Students Short Attention Spans | LifeZette. by Deirdre Reilly In the above article Deirdre Reilly—pulling from a recent report that appeared in The Telegraph—observes: “The age of smartphones has left humans with such a short attention span that even a goldfish can hold a thought in its mind longer than a human can….” […]

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Reaction to “Origins of Attachment” (part III)

Welcome to part III of my reaction to the 2014 book Origins of Attachment co-written by Beatrice Beebe and Frank Lachmann. This will be the final part in this series. It’s a bit long but I wanted to wrap things up. Let me ask you this question: Why is it that you cannot tickle yourself? […]

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Update #2: The Behavioral Drug Continuum

What can I say, articles on what I am calling the Behavioral Drug Continuum (which I blogged about in my post of 04.15.14) are coming fast and furious. Here’s one by Allen Frances, professor emeritus at Duke University. Professor Frances was chairman of the DSM-IV task force. His article is entitled: My Prediction: The ADHD […]

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