Archive for Jean Piaget

Bulleting “The Organized Mind”—I Must Have Been Dreaming

For the last several posts I’ve been pulling bullet points from Daniel Levitin’s 2014 book entitled The Organized Mind—Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload. I thought my last post Nuts & Bolts would be my final installment. But an astute reader asked me why I did not pull a bullet point centered on […]

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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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Reactions to “Origins of Attachment” (part I)

A colleague of mine recently drew my attention to a book that I had not heard about before: The Origins of Attachment—Infant Research and Adult Treatment. This book was co-written by Beatrice Beebe and Frank Lachmann and was released in 2014. I thought to myself, “Oh boy, a recent book on attachment, how fun.” I […]

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Affectional Bonds—Bowlby on Attachment Theory and Women (and Work)

This is part II of my multi-part review of John Bowlby’s 1979 book The Making and Breaking of Affectional Bonds. In part I, I talked about Sir Richard Bowlby’s introduction to Affectional Bonds, which he added in 2005. Let me start off part II by mentioning one more observation made by Sir Richard in his […]

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COMMENT: Lets Think Critically About Critical Thinking

Common Core keeps popping up on my radar screen these days. As I understand it, Common Core is an attempt by educators to standardize teaching curriculums across the US with the central goal of raising the US’s reported dismal world standing in science and math. As an example, this article Are We Misinterpreting the […]

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