Sunday, April 21, 2019
Commentary

Commentary

Leland van den Daele's commentary on human development, health, psychology, and culture.

dreamland world

American Psychological Association and Public Policy

Much that passes as “scientific” in psychology fails to meet basic criteria of truth. Amicus briefs, press releases, and news articles, promulgated to the public and to the members of the...
Ship adrift in danger

Adrift in a Sea of Change

We do not chose our sex, race, genetics, temperament, culture of origin, parents, birth history, and time and place of birth. We may influence our interpersonal environment after birth, but only...
Young lady with pocket watch.

Time’s How You Look at It

When I lived in New Hope, Pennsylvania, I had a next door neighbor who preferred to remain anonymous. Lindsey claimed her husband had been murdered by a conspiracy of unscrupulous investors...

The World on Edge

The variables and forces that are influencing or determining the future direction of national and international politics, along with the practice of professions, with emphasis upon psychology, are presented. Plausible outcomes...
A photo shoot of frogs.

College Reunion Blues

My dear ever-loving Alma Mater, the University of Redacted, sent me at least three notices that the Class of 'XX would celebrate the XXth anniversary of their graduation. I doubt if...

The Limits of Choices We Make

What do you choose? An illusion fostered by education and current culture is that you determine your life outcome by your goals and choices. Set your goals and...

Health

Brain and Mind

Cognitive neuroscience demonstrates the link between brain and mind. Change in thought, emotion, or perception is associated with activation of neural networks. Change induced...

Spirituality