Monthly Archives: August 2010

The rube goldberg way of change

Why do people (sometimes) come up with Rube Goldbergish ideas of how to fix some kind of problem they are having, instead of doing a fairly simple behavioral change? I don’t even know if this is the right question for … Continue reading

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Writing, and the (necessary) evil that is the APA manual

I’m supposed to give a talk this October. I was invited (sometimes I feel like, why on earth did you invite ME? You will most likely regret it). But, at the same thing, I really like the idea of presenting, … Continue reading

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Vigilant parents

I want to see if something drastic happens in the processing of threats when you go from being a nullipara to a primipara. Prior to having kids – which was the first 41 years of my life – I occasionally … Continue reading

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Scarcity

We looked at a house this weekend. We need to upgrade. We have 3 bedrooms and three kids. A yard would be nice. The house is older in a great location. Starting price well within our ability. When we got … Continue reading

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That kind

I’m a psychologist. Well, actually, I’m a psychologist in the US, and perhaps in other countries too, but in Sweden I’m not. That kind of psychologist have trademarked that name, so I don’t quite know what I am. But, I … Continue reading

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