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Take a look at this recent news bit I did with KCEN on the health benefits of owning a pet! I pop up at the end of the story to talk about my experiences of being bullied and how my little pup helped me through it all:
In that moment, that critical moment, when bullying is happening here and now, the bystander is the most powerful force of intervention: I love this video so much, it gives me hope for humanity. As you were watching this video, you might have noticed that there were many different ways […]
I overheard a parent in the grocery store who was distressed that their child “only had one friend” in school. My initial reaction was to sympathize with the child’s predicament, as this must signal some sort of social isolation. Yet, perhaps our culture has fostered an unrealistic sense of social […]
As the ever-evolving culture that is the Internet continues to take over every aspect of human interaction, I am continually amazed at the ways that our lives have been improved by such technology. During a recent lecture at George Fox University on the Social Psychology of the Internet, we discussed […]
A great psychologist once told me that one of the best things a parent can do is read to their kids. Yes, we hear that message a lot – usually, on the television. Linguistic programming and cognitive expansion represent but a few of the many benefits that can come from […]