New Years come and go, but if we do this, we will end the year better than we started it.
An interview with psychologist Michael McCullough. Michael McCullough, PhD, an experimental psychologist at the University of California at San Diego, is a prolific researcher focusing on prosocial behavior. He recently answered questions about what we are learning from his lab research and other studies in the area. Tell us about your background. What sparked your … Continue reading The science of empathy, forgiveness, and prosocial behavior
"I’ve balanced mental illness and an intense career for almost 20 years. No one should feel shame about discussing their mental health issues or seeking the support needed to live safely and joyfully."
Purdue Pharma has reached an $8.34 billion settlement with the Justice Department over its aggressive marketing of OxyContin, paving the way for the drugmaker to steer future profits to cities and states that accuse it of stoking an opioid-addiction crisis in America. Because Purdue is bankrupt from settling prior claims related to the drug, it … Continue reading Purdue in $8.3B opioid deal with US
Can being born on the autism spectrum really give you an unfair advantage in life? This question is a tad trite for despite the initial handicaps of the condition, for about one hundred people worldwide, this seems to be the case, at least in some aspects. Autism seem to enable some people with it to … Continue reading Stephen Wiltshire: Can Being Born On The Autism Spectrum Give You An Unfair Advantage In Life?
When you have a family member with autism or other mental illness, it can be very difficult and can play havoc with family relations. This was an anguished cry for help on a public forum from a sibling of someone with autism. This reply is very helpful, inciteful and provides much needed understanding as well as practical advice.
Just found this situation on Quora Digest and had to post it here. I am so outraged at parents who call the cops on their own minor children. Obviously, if they have committed some heinous crime, that would be warranted, but so many parents call the cops on their children for minor issues and it … Continue reading Calling the Cops on Your Minor Children
According to the Chinese Horoscope, 2021 will be the year of the Ox. The years of the Ox in the Chinese Horoscope are: 1913, 1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009, and 2021. This year is going to be lucky and also perfect to focus on relationships, whether we are talking about friendships or … Continue reading Chinese Horoscope 2021