Rhonda Jackson, Executive Director of Excelsior Multi-Cultural Institute, has been named a Cambridge Who's Who Executive of the Year in Education and Counseling Services. While inclusion in the Cambridge Who's Who Registry is an honor
San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi, in a deal that would allow him to keep his badge and gun, pleaded guilty on Monday to a lesser misdemeanor charge in a spousal-abuse case linked to a New Year's Eve quarrel with his estranged wife.
Men like to know when their wife or girlfriend is happy while women really want the man in their life to know when they are upset...
From the corporate boardroom to the kitchen table, important decisions are often made in collaboration.
Our senses aren’t just delivering a strict view of what’s going on in the world; they’re affected by what’s going on in our heads. A new study finds that hungry people see food-related words more clearly than people who’ve just eaten. The study, published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, finds that this change in vision happens at the earliest, perceptual stages, before higher parts of the brain have a chance to change the messages coming from th...
We like to think of ourselves as rational creatures, absorbing information, weighing it carefully, and making thoughtful decisions.
The University of Haifa’s new Master’s Program in Holocaust Studies to open in the fall of 2012, will be offering students the opportunity to research one of the world’s most formative modern historical events from a multidisciplinary perspective.
A worker experiencing the stress of intense workdays might develop somatic symptoms, such as stomach ache or headache, which will eventually lead to taking leave of absence.
The color of 2012 is green, according to healthy living experts at the Spencer Institute: green living, green eating and a green economy. Laura Klein, author of the institute's Green Living Coach certification program, recently offered her list of 2012 green living trends
Envision this: Urban teenage girls embracing a future dominated by personal success. Ruby Taylor, an entrepreneur, author, and social worker based in Lancaster, Pa., says it can happen
People who suffer a traumatic experience often don't talk about it, and many forget it over time. But not talking about something doesn't always mean you'll forget it; if you try to force yourself not to think
A traditional view of human social development says a person's early relationship with his mother defines his relationships in his later years.
Two vital parts of mentally organizing the world are classification, or the understanding that similar things belong in the same category; and induction, an educated guess about a thing’s properties if it’s in a certain category. There are reasons to believe that language greatly assists adults in both kinds of tasks. But how do young children use language to make sense of the things around them? It’s a longstanding debate among psychologists.
Your parents were right: Hard experiences may indeed make you tough.
Whether the task is flying a plane, fighting a battle, or caring for a patient, good teamwork is crucial to getting it done right. That's why team-building and training courses are big business in the U.S., and have been for decades. But lately something has changed: "There's a demand for evaluations-an emphasis on showing that team training makes a difference in safety, decision-making, communication, clinical outcomes-you name the ultimate criteria the industry has," says Eduardo Salas, an...