In which we expose some misinformation bout people who hoard and help shine the light of accuracy on YouTube and cable television.
In which the change from the DSM-IV’s “mental retardation” to the DSM-V’s “intellectual disability” is discussed.
In which I highlight some of the best SINner made gifts for your holiday giving.
In which I outline some course assignments that will ensure lots of excellent reading over the next few months here on GPS.
In which the Secular Therapy Project reaches 2000 clients in the first year of operation!
If you are a frequent reader of the Huffington Post, you are probably quite familiar with TAM speaker Cara Santa Maria. She rose to renown as a science writer for HuffPo, where she produced the well-received series “Talk Nerdy to Me” and held the post of Senior Science Correspondent until she left in April 2013. Since then, Cara has become a host on the Young Turks network as well as co-hosting a series on The Weather Channel called Hacking the Planet. She also runs a very active Twitter account.
Earlier today, Moore and south Oklahoma City were hit with an absolutely devastating tornado that appears as if it will eclipse the infamous May 3rd, 1999 storms as the worst to ever hit Oklahoma. While tornadoes are not exactly rare in Oklahoma (we have more per square mile than anywhere else on earth), this particular one destroyed multiple schools and carved it’s way right through a major city.
Last month, I had the pleasure of presenting at the 2013 Skeptics of Oz conference in Wichita, Kansas. Below is…
In exciting news, I just published two short texts on psychopathology. One is on anxiety disorders, while the other focuses on mood disorders. Both are now available for the Kindle, Nook, iBooks, Kobo, and in paperback (links below).
It should come as no surprise to my regular readers that I a) am a clinical psychologist and b) despise pseudoscientific nonsense. As such, when I come across woo in my field, I feel a special fire begin to burn deep inside me and it’s not because I missed taking my Pepcid. No, it’s from having the field I have devoted the past 16 years of my life to dragged through the mud and made to look silly by those who are not actually practicing evidence-based psychology.