Wednesday, October 28, 2009

A Master of Pies, Punch Lines, Zany Creatures, and Good Company

10/28/09. I grew up with Soupy Sales, had lunch with him in front of the television set, eating in the living room on those rickety TV tables --- enjoying the good life.

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/24/arts/television/24sales.html?_r=1&ref=obituaries

Monday, October 26, 2009

Brain Scans Link ADHD to Biological Flaw Tied to Motivation

10/26/09. This study is another big piece in the puzzle of understanding the origins of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. This study finds a striking difference in the brain's motivational machinery in people with ADHD symptoms.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/09/21/AR2009092103100.html

Saturday, October 24, 2009

Monday, October 5, 2009

Knowledge, Understanding, Medicine and Wisdom

10/5/09. In his article "The Best Medicine," Dr. Jerome Groopman, professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, writes - "While knowledge and understanding are necessary for wisdom, they are not sufficient."

http://www.incharacter.org/article.php?article=164

Friday, October 2, 2009

Do Psychologists Reject Science?

10/2/09. Some say that psychologists are too quick to reject scientific findings about effective treatments for their patients.

http://www.newsweek.com/id/216506/output/print