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Learning

13 Apr

It is easier for babies to learn the names of objects when these names include repeating syllables like night-night and choo-choo. ( In brief. Monitor on Psychology, 2016, Sept., p. 23) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

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Parenting

6 Apr

Kids bullied by their parents are likely to become bullies themselves and to become victims of bullies. An authoritative parenting style (warm, caring, and having firm limits) is protective. (Rodriguez, T. Harsh parents raise bullies and their victims. Scientific American Mind, 2016, 27(5), p. 12) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Wisdom

18 Mar

Nobel Laureate Wangari Maathai: You cannot enslave a mind that knows itself. http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Wit

17 Mar

Oscar Levant: Self-pity – it’s the only pity that counts. http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Aging

10 Mar

To reduce the risk for Alzheimers: 1) Be active cognitively, physically, & socially; 2) Find meaning and pursue what brings it; and 3) Eat heart healthy. (Burnett, D. A. Banking against Alzheimers. Scientific American Mind, 2016, 47(4), 29-37) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

5 Mar

Susan Sontag: I envy paranoids; they actually feel people are paying attention to them. http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Wisdom

2 Mar

Winston Churchill: Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential. http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com