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Both Patients and Researchers Have a Role to Play in Preserving Brain Function

Reposted from the Mass General Giving Website

Brain health is key to living a long and happy life.

Too many Americans suffer from Alzheimer’s and other brain conditions that rob them of their memories, their independence and their lives. 323 more words


Baby Steps into AR, VR and AI

A participant in one of my workshops earlier this month described her challenges integrating VR and AR into training for Navy personnel, and looked to me for tried-and-true design principles from my experience with in-person and online learning. 300 more words

Learning Design

Amazing New Science about the Human Brain and DNA

I didn’t like biology much in high school. Now I love it.

Why? Because our understanding of DNA and the human mind is evolving to a place where we can have science-based discussions about what it means to be happy and healthy. 362 more words


Brain Science May be Shiny, but Exposure Therapy is Pure Gold

In honor of Joseph Wolpe, let’s start with mental imagery.


Imagine you’ve travelled back in time. You’re in your first week of high school. You look around and notice that one of your classmates is named Mary Jones. 739 more words

Counseling And Psychotherapy Theory And Practice

Brain Science: What is mindfulness?

Mindfulness is one of the biggest buzzwords that is penetrating the Western culture today. From old hippies, to millennial New Agers, to the boardrooms of Fortune 500 companies, and even to the military, it seems like everyone can’t stop talking about the benefits of mindfulness–reduced stress, decreased anxiety, and increased emotional well-being. 557 more words


Three Pounds of Theoretical Elegance in 888 Words

As you may or may not recall, we have several new features in our forthcoming Counseling and Psychotherapy Theories in Context and Practice (3rd ed.) text. 970 more words

Counseling And Psychotherapy Theory And Practice

The Value of a Good Chart Writer, Part II: PWS

Earlier this term, I wrote about the value of a good chart writer in regards to having Lauren’s assistance at the Church Women’s United retreat, now the tables have turned and I can speak to it from the chart writer’s perspective. 705 more words