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"Do men have women heroes?"

A few weeks ago, my 11-year-old daughter asked me the question, "why is Pluto no longer a planet?" I could only vaguely recall the story...

Motivation (Part Two)

In my first video on motivation, I talked about pushing a ball up hill toward your goal(s). The ball gets heavier. The hill gets steeper....

Self-correcting mechanisms

As early as 2008 I was floating balloons with my colleagues in the academic world, wondering if certain research questions might have...

Double down to Dr. Smith's invitation

About a year ago, Dr. Shawn T Smith posted this video to his Youtube channel: And as far as I can tell, there have been no takers. In...

Motivation

Motivating others to do something is tricky. Like all behavior, It is a function of temperament (genetics/heredity), and the subjects...

Subjective Units of Distress

There are a lot reasons and motivations for lying to your provider about your pain. None of them are good.

The Trauma Process

If you have been in a situation that you are pretty sure changed you significantly, it may be trauma. Everyone's experience with such...

Social media and mental health

This week, David Cole uses his personal interaction with a severely mentally ill woman from his past to offer an interesting insight:...