Holiday wish

3 Jan

Happy 2023!


18 Dec

Non-suicidal self-injury, like cutting, seems to be contagious among adolescents. (In brief. Socially contagious self-harm. Monitor on Psychology. 2021, 52(2), p. 16.


5 Dec

Soren Kierkegaard: Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.


27 Nov

Research suggests that confiding in others is a direct cause of depression reduction. (In brief. Monitor on Psychology, 2021, 52(1), pp. 15-16.


21 Nov

Josephine Baker: I don’t lie. I improve on life. http://www.finebergpsychotherapy .com


12 Nov

Jealousy aroused by third party threats to a friendship can lead to efforts to guard it. (In brief. Jealousy may strengthen friendships. Monitor on Psychology, 2021, 52(1), p. 12.)


6 Nov

Research on subjects ages 18 to 62 had lower levels of oxytocin when their parents had divorced in their childhoods than those who had not. They reported less security around parenting and relationships. (In brief. Parents’ divorce lowers oxytocin. Monitor on Psychology, 2021, 52(1), p.12)


30 Oct

Robert Frost: Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.


23 Oct

Yogi Berra: If you don’t know where you’re going, you’ll end up somewhere else.


16 Oct

Using undergraduates as subjects, researchers found that narcissists don’t take more selfies than other people, but they do take more selfies of themselves alone. (In brief. Selfies aren’t just for narcissists. Monitor on Psychology, 52(1), p. 11)