Archive | January, 2017

Cognition

29 Jan

Novelist Javier Marias: It’s impossible to know anything for certain, not even what we’ve lived. http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Cognition

26 Jan

Intuition can be better than reason for solving some kinds of problems. (In brief. Monitor on Psychology, 2016, 47(5), p. 18) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Wisdom

22 Jan

Novelist Yaa Gyasi: Weakness is treating someone as though they belong to you. Strength is knowing that everyone belongs to themselves. http://www.finebergpsychotheray.com

Relationships

19 Jan

It has been generally accepted that members of couples become more alike over time. However, recent research suggests that intimate relationships are formed by people who are already similar to each other. (In brief. Monitor on Psychology, 2016, 47(5), p. 17) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Aging

16 Jan

About 25% of Americans older than 65 live alone. About 61% of older adults would prefer to age at home with a caregiver. (Monitor on Psychology, 2016, 47(5)) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Wisdom

15 Jan

Critic Rebecca Solnit: The worst criticism seeks to have the last word and leave the rest of us in silence; the best opens up an exchange that never need end. http://www.fineberpsychotherapy.com

13 Jan

Intelligence is 50% inherited and 50% environmentally influenced. (Kong, R. Is intelligence hereditary? Scientific American Mind, 2016, 27(3), p. 73) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com