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A new role for culture by Carrie A. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 2:48pm Although this research doesn't directly relate to eating disorders, it did make me think. Scientists at MIT's Institute of Brain Research asked either East Asian people or those raised in America or other Western cultures to solve two different types of problems: one set involved making objective judgements, and one involved making subje ... Read on »
The End-of-Men and the Role of the Clinical Labs in This Culture Shift by Bruce Friedman Patient Expert Posted Tue 13 Sep 2011 12:00am It certainly will come as no surprise that men, in general, have been falling behind women in academic achievement in the U.S.. Women have represented about 57 percent of enrollments at American colleges since at least 2000, according to a report by the American Council on Education (see: The New Math on Campus ). Hollywood has glomm ... Read on »
A Culture of Safety in Hospitals and the CEO's Role by Christina Thielst Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 31 Oct 2011 12:00am I prepared a handout for a recent HCESoCal educational/networking event and I'm sharing it here, because I really believe it is important for truly effective healthcare leaders.   Quality and safety do rise out of the culture of the organization and ownership for creating it is the responsibility of the leadership team.  But, the ... Read on »
Influence and Culture: Part II by Steve Roesler Patient Expert Posted Wed 18 Feb 2009 12:03pm Smart managers and employees know that influence involves knowing one's self and understanding how to navigate the "how to" of the organization. That means paying attention to the corporate culture and learning how to get things done according to the often-unspoken rules. I try to practice what we preach in our consulting work by offering as m ... Read on »
Cultured? by drstaceyny .. Doctor of Philosophy Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 10:45am This past weekend's The New York Times Magazine features an article written by a Harriet Brown, the mother of a 14-year-old girl diagnosed with anorexia. Ms. Brown's personal account of healing her daughter describes the Maudsley approach, a family-based approach for treating anorexia, and pays tribute to the genetic factors associated with eatin ... Read on »
Are We Born Believers or Cultural Receivers? A Discussion with Author and Psychologist Bruce Hood by David DiSalvo Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:41pm Few topics in psychology are gaining more momentum than the origin of religious beliefs. Questions of whether we’re born with neural apparatus that predisposes us to belief, or whether we learn to becomes believers, or some combination of both, are on the minds of researchers from all quarters.  Bruce Hood, experimental psychologist at Brist ... Read on »
Culture and Development by Better Place Patient Expert Posted Fri 05 Feb 2010 4:21am The US anthropology blog Savage Minds invited Pál Nyíri and me as guestbloggers. Our last post – about the role of culture for development – might also be of interest to betterplace blog readers. Read on »
Youth mentality and popular culture by chx99 Posted Tue 20 Mar 2012 3:49am Over the years, to 80 after the media and the public attention has been the hotspot. Now after 80 have begun to enter the threshold of 30 years, 30 th birthday. Has gradually began to enter the middle-aged phase of life began. Realistic problems began to transcend the imagination, becoming more realistic and concrete. Such as marry and have child ... Read on »
Sex and media, politics and pop culture at Good Vibrations’ 2012 sex summit by Nicci T. Health MavenFacebook Posted Thu 04 Oct 2012 12:16pm From the battle over reproductive freedom to the 50 Shades of Grey phenomenon, sex is dominating politics and headlines during this election year. Adult retailer Good Vibrations has gathered the brightest minds to explore our sexual state of the union at the Sex Summit on October 27th in San Francisco. Featuring an all-star line-up of authors, ... Read on »
Group Dynamics: All Psyches are Affected, Only Mine is Psychiatrically More Sensitive? by patientanonymous Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 27 Feb 2010 12:00am The negativity that has recently been displayed in my classroom actually threw me into a wonderful, Bipolar Cycling spree.  In fact, I’m still in it.  As a result, I may not be able to finish this until later.  I’ll also try and keep it brief because it’s not just a “story.”  There is some information here about how group’s “work,” and how nega ... Read on »