/Tag: psychology
7 03, 2019

The Tradition in Traditional Masculinity

By |2019-04-04T16:52:40+00:00March 7th, 2019|Arts & Letters, Theory|0 Comments

Pinker points to both the origin and function of a code of conduct that became the Western view of masculinity. ... the biological realities of the male species could be best and most productively served through the attainment and development of specific virtues. 

28 02, 2019

The Beauty of Being Wrong

By |2019-03-27T17:46:44+00:00February 28th, 2019|Theory|0 Comments

I can't put this bluntly enough: almost all of the psychologists I've spoken with seem to relish in being wrong. They work to constantly disprove their previous findings, to be the first to find fault in their past theories (and in the directions their field has taken as a result), and to move forward through clearer eyes toward a more perfect truth.

25 01, 2019

Stoicism & the Destruction of Man

By |2019-03-27T17:50:20+00:00January 25th, 2019|Arts & Letters, Theory|0 Comments

Recently, the American Psychological Association (APA) took aim at “traditional masculinity” by, amongst other things, criticizing “stoicism” as one of its problematic characteristics (APA Guidelines 11). But the essence of stoicism, and our understanding of it, stems from a philosophy that is meant to allow the individual to reach their full potential as a human.

18 01, 2019

Running Down a Dream with Dr. Allison Harvey

By |2019-03-27T18:12:08+00:00January 18th, 2019|Theory|0 Comments

Scalable, accessible, affordable interventions define the aims of Dr. Allison Harvey's research with mental illness.  She is a professor at the University of California -- Berkeley, the Director of the Golden Bear Sleep and Mood Research Clinic, and an award-winning scholar who is partnering with community clinics across northern California to work towards the realization of those aims.