“The hippocampus evolved to do spatial navigation,” explains Nora S. Newcombe, a professor of psychology at Temple University. “One conjecture is that at some point in our evolutionary history, it was hijacked for the purpose of episodic memory because its neural architecture was appropriate.”
Compared with non-cannabis users, the daily use of high-potency, skunk-like cannabis is associated with a fivefold increase in the odds of someone developing psychosis. Compared with someone who has not suffered trauma, those who have suffered five different types of t…
…k, What Great Parents Do: 75 Simple Strategies for Raising Kids Who Thrive (TarcherPerigee, 2016). “The main way in which we can change our kids’ behavior is through changing our behavior,” says Reischer, a psychologist who works with children and families.
…you step back through the wormhole, it will be as though virtually no time has passed back at home. You could travel for hundreds of years, and then return to your departure point just seconds after you left. In that sense, traveling back in time could really, physically happen.
… “chaordic organization,” core notions and oppositions would have to be discarded, Hock contended. “What if the very concept of separability (mind/body — cause/effect — mankind/nature — competition/cooperation — public/ private — man/woman — you/me) is a grand delusion of Western civilization, epitomized by the industrial age; useful in certain scientiﬁc ways of knowing but fundamentally ﬂawed with respect to understanding and wisdom?” Hock wrote.
This isn’t a party that’s merely losing its policy bearings. It’s one that’s losing its moral sense. If anti-Semitism is the socialism of fools, then opposition to immigration is the conservatism of morons. It mistakes identity for virtue, entitlement for merit, geographic place for moral value. In a nation of immigrants, it’s un-American.
Yes, there are barriers to empathizing with fat people. But it shouldn’t be an act of courageous defiance to name what fat people face as abuse. It shouldn’t be a radical act to insist that no one’s body warrants beratement simply by passing t…