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Author Archives: Jeffrey Vreeland

Jason I enjoyed what seemed like your personal attention to what ever we were struggling with. I found it fascinating what other people had to say on the topic, such diversity. I came away with the belief that their is … Continue reading

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The Blazing World

There was a wonderful review of Bruce Jenner’s Special With Diane Sawyer On ABC’s 20/20 Sets New Bar For Reporting On Transgender Issues on Huffington Post at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/04/25/bruce-jenner-diane-sawyer-media_n_7141434.html There was one emphasis on things Sawyer did and did not do. … Continue reading

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the rewards and short comings of talk therapy

I loved this week’s selection of reads…Such a cry from the DSM 5 attitude toward the not so normal which sometimes, though painfully so, ends up being an enrichment to our lives as Longden affirms at the end of her … Continue reading

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There was this goat

For me, this was the best book I have read all semester. It was particularly poignant because I have two “daughters” in Nairobi Kenya who refer to my wife and myself as “mum and dad”, and through this book I … Continue reading

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Prompt #2 Research paper

The hypothesis for my research project is the possibly that there exist a major contradiction In Antonio’s Damasio’s work regarding the human biological body-brain as the sole source of self and consciousness; because this ‘self’ once generated in the mind … Continue reading

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Prompt #1 Am I seeing something that isn’t there

As I reread the section (pgs 187 to about 191) of Matthew Lieberman, Social: Why Our Brains Are Wired to Connect that both Berni and David commented on I was struck by how familiar Liebermann findings or conjectures were to … Continue reading

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Comments about Viegener collection of 2500 post to internet

Comments about Viegener collection of 2500 post to the internet My mind kept drifting off as I read the posts or list, my own history would keep getting mixed up with parts of his history. Mainly about Peggy dying, for … Continue reading

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Tweet at your risk

I got distracted by an article in the NY Times about Tweeting  and started to think about it for another class and realized it had more to do with Psych then Media so I thought I would post it here: … Continue reading

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The man who walked away: a novel by Maud Casey.

The man who walked away: a novel by Maud Casey. This novel seemed to urge me to pay attention to its details, while another part of me kept saying, “Come on get on with the story.” Yet I read on, … Continue reading

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Alva Noe found an impartial review

After yesterday discussion about writing review I came across this impartial review in Scientific America MIND Reviews: Out of Our Heads, by Alva Noë Recommendations from Scientific American MIND Mar 25, 2009 |By Jascha Hoffman Out of Our Heads: Why … Continue reading

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