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Saturday, April 11, 2020

Do 12 Step Programs Really Work?

Do 12 Step programs really work?

From So Alcoholics Anonymous Is "Proven" to Work After All? Not So Fast by Stanton Peele on Filter on 03/08/20. For more click here.


Sunday, April 5, 2020

As people age do they tend to become grumpier or more mellow?

Emotion dynamics across adulthood in everyday life: Older adults are more emotionally stable and better at regulating desires.

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Burr, Daisy A.,Castrellon, Jaime J.,Zald, David H.,Samanez-Larkin, Gregory R.

Burr, D. A., Castrellon, J. J., Zald, D. H., & Samanez-Larkin, G. R. (2020). Emotion dynamics across adulthood in everyday life: Older adults are more emotionally stable and better at regulating desires. Emotion. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1037/emo0000734
Older adults report experiencing improved emotional health, such as more intense positive affect and less intense negative affect.
For more of the abstract click here.

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Reviews: "That Discomfort You're Feeling Is Grief"


Check out my review of the article in the Harvard Business Review by Scott Berinato and David Kessler.

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Saturday, March 21, 2020

Does one think differently in different languages?

Do people think differently in different languages? Yes they do. I am not very good at languages but in my life I have taken courses in Latin, Greek, French, and Spanish. I am a native English speaker but having learned a little of these different languages, I am well aware that some things can be better said in certain languages than others.

Have you learned a language different from your native language? What has been your experience of how you see the world and experience it when thinking about it in a different language?