Andrea Jacqueline Medaris

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The Dark Side of Certainty: Jacob Bronowski on the Spirit of Science and What Auschwitz Teaches Us About Our Compulsion for Control

Richard Feynman memorably argued that the chief responsibility of a great scientist is to remain uncertain. <i>“It’s a wonderful idea: thoroughly conscious ignorance,”</i> Stuart Firestein asserted in his wonderfully poetic TED talk on why ignorance rather than knowledge drives science. And yet the toxic …

The origins and nature of compassion focused therapy. - PubMed

Compassion focused therapy (CFT) is rooted in an evolutionary, functional analysis of basic social motivational systems (e.g., to live in groups, …

Pop Quiz: Do You Know How to Talk So Your Partner Will Listen?

Our relationships are the most important thing in our lives. I want to talk about how to build a great relationship with your partner. But the points apply to your parents, siblings, co-workers, boss, clients, children and friends as well.<p>Sometimes when you talk to someone and tell them your …

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The Believer

My job title is Medical Actor, which means I play sick. I get paid by the hour. Medical students guess my maladies. I’m called a Standardized …

Captain America: The Winter Soldier review, Part 3 -- Black Widow & Falcon

<b>Part 1: "Trust No One" -- How Captain America became the gritty superhero we never knew we wanted.</b> <b><br>Part 2: Hydra, Sitwell, and diversity in the Marvel</b> …

My wife was murdered by a 'monster' – but most perpetrators of violence are normal men

One of the most disturbing moments of the past 18 months of my life was hearing my wife’s killer form a coherent sentence in court.<p>Jill had been murdered almost six months earlier, and Adrian Bayley’s defence team were presenting a rather feeble case for a four-week adjournment of his committal …

Some Thoughts on Beauty and Ownership

Self-conscious emotions in worry and generalized anxiety disorder. - PubMed

OBJECTIVES:<p>Current theories regarding worry and generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) highlight the potential avoidance functions of worry, and it has …

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