Dr. Hoobs: ‘Using sports as a means of expressing aggression is in most cases actually a healthy method to channel built up aggression or rage.’
Dr. Joshua Hooberman debunks the myth of change; that it is easy to alter staid patterns of behavior. Change is hard — it takes internal effort and motivation.
What happens when an Iowa pig farmer takes his kids to the bright lights/big city of St. Paul for some psychological care? Criminal sexual conduct, of course.
Millennials remain a “we” generation interested in improving America’s civic life, not the “me” generation that Professor Jean Twenge has tried to make them out to be. A defense against a specious attack from the men who literally wrote the book.
So you’ve gone ahead and made some New Year’s resolutions. It’s Week #1, and you’ve been to the gym or you’ve been nicer to your mother. Our resident clinical psychologist and in-house buzzkill says don’t start celebrating just yet.
Despite the costumed nature of this holiday, Halloween is actually one of the few times in which we get full view of our fellow beings’ wild, untamed, and most truthful sides of their psyches. Like the slutty [costume]. Or foreclosure lawyers making fun of the homeless.
It used to be you grew up in a city, rooting for whatever teams were there and passed that down to your kid. But now it’s harder. So NPR’s Robert Krulwich found a study that broke down how boys and girls chose the teams they root for. It’s interesting stuff.