Tag: Psychology and Psychologists

Coronavirus ‘Hits All the Hot Buttons’ for How We Misjudge Risk

Shortly after the University of Washington announced that the school’s fourth suspected case of the new coronavirus had turned out negative, two professors, one of public policy and the other of public health, held a small dinner for students and faculty members. Like everywhere else on campus, and in much of the world, the coronavirus […]

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Trump’s Best Case Against Impeachment

Listen and subscribe to our podcast from your mobile device: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Play | RadioPublic | Stitcher President Trump and his impeachment trial lawyers haven’t tried to mount a logical case against removing him from office. But what if they did? With Michelle Goldberg on assignment this week, Ross Douthat channels […]

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An Adult’s Guide to Social Skills, for Those Who Were Never Taught

Unlike topics like math or science, social skills are more of a “learn on the job” kind of skill. When you’re a child, you can learn how to manage conflict, make friends and navigate groups by doing it. But not everyone learns the same lessons the same way. Sometimes, they take a whole lifetime to […]

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Utah Is Latest State to Ban Conversion Therapy for Children

Utah on Tuesday became one of the most conservative states in the country to ban licensed therapists from performing conversion therapy on minors, curtailing a discredited practice that aims to change a person’s sexual orientation or gender expression. The ban, which Gov. Gary R. Herbert, a Republican, proposed in November, added conversion therapy to a […]

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