Stories tagged: psychology
Sat., Dec. 31, 2016, midnight
Max Roser: No, 2016 wasn’t the worst year
This lack of knowledge about how our world is changing is not a new phenomenon. Surveys from long before 2016 – the era before the world turned “post-factual” – show …
Thu., Dec. 8, 2016, 4:22 p.m.
Vestal: Spokane psychologist who developed CIA’s waterboarding program has become a torture pundit amid Trump’s ‘torture works’ rhetoric
After president-elect Trump’s statements supporting torture of enemy combatants, a Spokane psychologist who helped design the CIA’s waterboarding program says the country must do what’s necessary to collect enemy information …
Wed., Nov. 26, 2014, midnight
GU professor’s study finds gratitude is golden
Turns out mom was right – again. Remembering to say “thank you,” a custom long considered beneficial in an intuitive sense, now can be shown scientifically to improve your social …
Mon., June 30, 2014, 12:50 p.m.
Supreme Court upholds ban on gay conversion therapy
SAN FRANCISCO — The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way Monday for enforcement of a first-of-its-kind California law that bars psychological counseling aimed at turning gay minors straight.
Thu., Oct. 18, 2012, midnight
Mormon church appointee aided CIA on terror
A Spokane psychologist who helped develop controversial interrogation methods, which some human rights groups say amount to torture, became the new spiritual leader of a Mormon congregation on the South …
Fri., Aug. 24, 2012, 4:30 p.m.
Alzheimer’s drug fails study but flashes potential
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Alzheimer’s treatment from Eli Lilly and Co. failed to slow memory decline in two separate patient studies, but the drug did show some potential to help …
Tue., Feb. 27, 1996, midnight
Time Has Come To Kick Yourself Out Of The Nest
Do you notice your perspective changing? Psychologically something has to die before a new self can be born. The cycle of death and rebirth has definite phases, although there is …
Sun., Feb. 18, 1996, midnight
Bridging The Gap Raising Teenage Girls Takes Special Finesse And Understanding
Parent: “Good morning, Amy.” (No response) Parent: (Clears throat) “Did you sleep well?” Daughter: (Opens refrigerator) “What? Yeah I guess.” (Long pause. Parent contemplates coffee) … - from Daughters, a …
Mon., Aug. 21, 1995, midnight
New Words Bring New Attitudes
Remember when we were kids and got caught saying a bad word? Many of us were told to “watch your language.” When I was a kid, I never really understood …