Category Archives: Misc Psych

How do I deal with seasonal affective disorder?

“How do I … deal with seasonal affective disorder?” By Phil Maynard From TheGuardian.com Given the upcoming end of daylight savings time this Sunday in the United States, I thought this article would be useful and timely. The article mentions … Continue reading

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Fast-Paced Cartoons May Hurt Kids’ Attention, Memory

Fast-Paced Cartoons May Hurt Kids’ Attention, Memory By Kathleen Doheny WebMD Health News From the article: “The fast-paced shows may have a negative impact, Lillard says, because of the rapid presentation of the events. These engage the senses rather than … Continue reading

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Oliver Sacks dies in New York aged 82

RIP Oliver Sacks. “The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat” is one of my favorite books from graduate school. It brings the complexity and fragility of the way our brains function to life in a fascinating and sometimes … Continue reading

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And the Secret to Happiness Is…

CNN: “And the Secret to Happiness Is…” by Sanjay Gupta, MD 2 min, 0 sec Dr. Gupta makes a number of interesting points in this video. Happiness can help you live a longer and happier life.* Much of our happiness … Continue reading

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A Little Meditation Goes a Long Way

“A Little Meditation Goes a Long Way: A new study offers the strongest evidence to date that meditation can change the structure of your brain” By Jason Marsh, February 9, 2011, as published online in the “Greater Good” newsletter through … Continue reading

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