Archive for David Anderegg

QUICK LOOK: Harari on the History of Attachment

Lately I’ve been blogging about the work of world history professor Yuval Harari, specifically his two books Sapiens and Homo Deus. I found Sapiens by browsing at a local bookstore just up the road. As I flipped through the pages of Sapiens, my eye caught a glimpse of a picture from one of Harry Harlow’s […]

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Quick Look: Autistic and Non-Autistic Brain Differences Isolated for First Time

Autistic and non-autistic brain differences isolated for first time — ScienceDaily. I recently read the article Autistic and Non-Autistic Brain Differences Isolated for First Time. The article profiles work being done at the University of Warwick. Here’s how the article starts out: The functional differences between autistic and non-autistic brains have been isolated for the […]

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Insecure Attachment & Obesity, Pre-K & Entitlement, and Classrooms & Digital Tech—Imprisoning Minds In the Object World (part II of II)

As promised at the end of part I, I’ll start part II by talking about the following three articles. In my opinion, when taken together, the following three articles paint a picture of minds imprisoned within the middle object brain (a topic I introduced in part I). Here are the three articles: How Parenting Styles […]

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Putting One’s “Transvaluation” House In Order

Over the weekend I enjoyed reading Mary Eberstadt’s 2012 book entitled Adam and Eve after the Pill—Paradoxes of the Sexual Revolution. In many ways Adam and Eve after the Pill expands on themes Eberstadt delivers in her 2004 book entitled Home-alone America—The Hidden Toll of Day Care, Behavioral Drugs, and Other Parent Substitutes (a book […]

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Child, Nerd and Tax Relief: A Tale of Three Frames

Last week MSNBC ran a Public Service Announcement that featured anchor Melissa Harris-Perry. Here’s a quote from that PSA: We have never invested as much in public education as we should have. We haven’t had a very collective notion of, these are our children. We have to break through our private idea that children belong to […]

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