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Wit

21 Jul

Upton Sinclair: It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary depends upon his not understanding it. http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Gender

19 Jul

The American Psychological Association’s guidelines for working with men and boys resourced more than 40 years of research which showed that traditional masculinity is psychologically harmful. Boys are best not socialized to be stoic, competitive, and dominant and are instead best socialized to show leadership, courage, and be emotionally tuned into self and others. (Pappas, S. APA issues first-ever guidelines for practice with men and boys. Monitor on Psychology, 2018, 50(1), 34-39) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Exercise

15 Jul

Exercise helps anxiety and depression. (In brief. Get moving. Monitor on Psychology, 2018, 49(2), pp. 13-14) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Aging

11 Jul

A study found that when 80+ year olds have a strong social network with positive relationships, their cognitive functioning shows less decline. (In brief. Super-agers are more social. Monitor on Psychology, 2018, 49(2), p. 13) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Wit

8 Jul

Marjory Stoneman Douglas: Be a nuisance where it counts. http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Cognition

30 Jun

A study found that, overall, its subjects spent 66% of their time focusing on the present; 26%, on the future; and 8%, on the past. (In brief. Living in the moment. Monitor on Psychology, 2018, 49(2), pp. 12-13) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Crisis Communications

27 Jun

During a crisis, people feel more stressed when they rely on social media rather than officials and traditional media. (In brief, Crisis communication. Monitor on Psychology, 2018, 49(1), p. 15) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com