"Psychology" Tagged Content
The Space in Between
For both the dwelling-place of God and the neural activity in our brain, the empty space in between is what allows for learning to happen.
Brains and Minds: A Conversation With Rebecca Saxe, PhD
How do our brains show our feelings and relationships?
The Power of Regret: A Conversation With Daniel H. Pink
What can regret teach us?
When We Are Afraid of Hope
Why is it so hard for some of us to change, even if we want to?
When “Right and Wrong” Come Down to Luck
We all struggle, we all deal with both good and bad luck, and even our moral judgments are not fully the results of our own decisions.
Re-Acquainting Ourselves: A Conversation With David Rosmarin, PhD
How can religion and spirituality help us repair our connections within ourselves, with others and with God?
Order Amidst Chaos: How Judaism and Psychology Respond to Trauma
Jewish tradition is about confronting rather than denying negative events, not to be morbid, but as a way to reconcile with one’s past in order to move forward.
The Embodied Brain: A Conversation With Annie Murphy Paul
What is the interrelationship between body and mind, and how much thinking happens outside of our brains?
Yizkor, Passover and Autobiographical Memory
How are memory’s weaknesses actually its strengths, and how can we embrace them?
Unetaneh Tokef in the “Muddy Middle”
For months now, we’ve been making real sacrifices. And since the downsides are clear, apparent and immediate, while the victories are invisible, uncertain and down the road, it’s been really difficult, both emotionally and financially.
Somatic Experiencing in a Pandemic
We can support our mindfulness practice with what neuroscientists and other biophysiologists will tell us, and also what spiritual traditions tend to appreciate, which is that we are wondrously made, or magnificently evolved, as, in a way, self-healing organisms.
The Billion-Year-Old Golden Rule of Symbiosis
Although the origin of the Golden Rule may lie thousands of years in the past, there is another variant of the rule, even more ancient, that needs our attention.