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A Few Reflections on Grantmaking and Intuition

Way back in September of 2008 I attended the annual conference of the Association of Small Foundations (now called Exponent Philanthropy) up in Denver. There was one concurrent session that I was particularly interested in: The Secret of Effective Grants: The Power of Intuition. This session was put on by Chet Tchozewski and Gabriel Works. […]

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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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Dr. Ippen-Ghosh on Attachment, Culture, and Trauma (Part II)

In part I (which was posted on November 3rd, 2010), I set the stage by briefly describing and providing examples for the following continuum: worldview <==> ideology <==> methodology <==> intervention I like to keep this continuum in mind because it challenges me to consider such things as worldviews, ideologies, and methodologies when hearing about […]

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Dr. Ippen-Ghosh on Attachment, Culture, and Trauma (Part I)

On October 26th, 2010, I had the pleasure of attending a workshop by Dr. Chandra Ippen-Ghosh on Understanding How Attachment, Culture, and Trauma Shape Engagement and Service Provision. Ippen-Ghosh is the Associate Research Director of the Child Trauma Research Program at the University of California, San Francisco and the Early Trauma Treatment Network. She’s also […]

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Study: PTSD Survivors’ Children May Have Genetic Scars – TIME

Study: PTSD Survivors Children May Have Genetic Scars – TIME. The above article by Jeffrey Kluger over at talks about research that suggests that the transgenerational transmission of trauma may leave a genetic trace. The researchers thought that this finding was rather important because it may shed light on the mechanism that apparently has […]

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