Archive for Russell Barkley

A Question of Attachment: Book Chapter Ideas (part I)

In my last series of posts I announced my (preliminary) intention to write a book entitled A Question of Attachment—Bowlby Less Traveled: The Book. My proposed book will centrally look at the question asked by insecure attachment: How do I find intimacy and connection while at the same time avoiding the pain that loss of […]

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Rifkin’s Economic Fight of the Century—Capitalism vs “Commons”-ism—Called Because of Extreme Weather and No Electricity (part II)

Welcome to part II. In this final post of this series, I’d like to add a couple of additional important footnotes to the “annual report” for the Collaborative Commons that economist and educator Jeremy Rifkin presents in his 2014 book entitled The Zero Marginal Cost Society—The Internet of Things, The Collaborative Commons, and The Eclipse […]

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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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QUICK LOOK: By age 3 environmental factors like parenting are relevant to the development of self-control

By age 3 environmental factors like parenting are relevant to the development of self-control. Research done at the University of Texas at Arlington Published in Developmental Psychology Effectively here’s new research designed to assess impulse control or the ability to delay gratification in toddlers using the Marshmallow Test protocol, among others. I have blogged about […]

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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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