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Ph.D., Psychology, author, speaker, consultant

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Is a Low-resolution Life Worth Living?

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I just started writing a new book that focuses on the impact of new technology on children. As I was writing one particular chapter, it struck me that the ideas within had relevance to all of us as we navigate the growing digital landscape. I see two fundamental differences between connected life, that is, life […] [Read More]
Categories: Technology

Please Fire the Pundits!

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I should be a pundit. According to a new study, I possess the two qualities most predictive of accurate prognostication. More on that shortly. You should be a pundit; you have as much chance of being correct in your predictions as most pundits. More on that a bit later too. Remember the days when there […] [Read More]
Categories: Politics

Narcissism is Alive and Well in America

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Do you know the story of Narcissus? The very handsome fellow in Greek mythology who, because of his indifference and disdain toward others, was punished by the gods by falling in love with his own image. He was so enrapted by his beauty that he was unable to pull himself away from his own reflection […] [Read More]
Categories: Popular Culture

Ad Out!

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No, I’m not talking about the upcoming French Open Tennis Championships being held in Paris later this month. I’m talking about the invasion of Web site real estate by all manner of ads. Have you looked at your most frequently visited Web sites lately, I mean really looked at them. Go back to a few and take a […] [Read More]
Categories: Technology

Three Words for Better Parenting

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I have a confession to make: I wrote my first two parenting books before I had children. Is this a great country or what, where you can become an “expert” at something you have never done before (of course, I had worked with families for many years in my practice)? I now have two children […] [Read More]
Categories: Parenting