Wit

16 Sep

Jean Kerr: I’m tired of all this nonsense about beauty being only skin deep. That’s deep enough. What do you want, an adorable pancreas? http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Cognition and Partisanship

11 Sep

A study in the Journal of Experimental Psychology found that subjects who were extremely attached to either the Democratic or Republican party showed greater mental rigidity on cognitive tests than those who were moderately or weekly attached to either party. (In brief. What’s behind extreme partisanship? Monitor on Psychology, 2020, 51(1), pp.13-14) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Humor

6 Sep

Kurt Vonnegut: The true terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country. http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Depression

28 Aug

A study in Molecular Psychiatry on 337,536 middle-aged and older subjects showed that people with major depressive disorders are at risk for other emotional and physical disorders, and also data indicated major dep4ression has a causal influence. 9 In brief. Depression drives disease. Monitor on Psychology, 2020, 51(1), p. 13) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Wisdom

23 Aug

Aldous Huxley: That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach. http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Wit

15 Aug

Phillip Guedalla: Autobiography is an unrivaled vehicle for telling the truth about other people. http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Cognition

1 Aug

Children with older sisters have better language skills than those with older brothers. (In brief. Big sisters boost language. Monitor on Psychology, 2020, 51(1), p.12) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Wisdom

21 Jul

Desmond Tutu: If you want peace, don’t talk to your friends, talk to your enemies. http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Cognition

12 Jul

According to research in the Journal of Applied Psychology, people who share their goals with those they perceive have higher status feel commitment to these goals and actually perform better. (In brief. Increase your motivation by sharing your goals. Monitor on Psychology, 2020, 51(1), p.11) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy .com

Wit

26 Jun

Pianist Charles Wadsworth: quoted in the Week: By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he is wrong. http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com