Posted April 30, 2017 in Monthly News

Cognitive Dissonance in Relationships

A long time ago (1957), a social psychologist named […]

Posted February 28, 2017 in Monthly News

The Skinner Box Called Life

Debra’s article this month, “Mohini,” provides an example of learned behavior. Having learned how much space she was allowed, Mohini remained within her learned limits, even when more space was available to her. Behavior is often developed—shaped—by environment. Humans demonstrate this every bit as much as tigers and other animals. B. F. Skinner was a […]

Posted May 31, 2015 in Uncategorized

Changes in Awareness

Charles Dickens opens A Tale of Two Cities with one of the best-known lines in all of English literature:

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of […]

Posted December 15, 2014 in Monthly News

Resolutions and Revolutions

It’s that time of year…. For one reason or another, the New Year has become the dedicated time for people to resolve to be better in one way or another from the way they were in the past. Most cultures have had some form of promise-making at the start of the new year, regardless of […]