The Way Family Podcast

I had the opportunity to be a guest on the Way Family Podcast.  It comes out June 20, 2016 and you can find it here.  We talked about #identityformation and the impact that #socialmedia can have on identity.  We also briefly talked about extended adolescence and the way that #millenials are being formed because of […]

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The Psychology of Angry Birds

I know you are curious about it.  You might even be addicted to Angry Birds.  You’re reading this because you really want to know what the Psychology of Angry Birds is.  Well, here it is. Psychology n., pl., -gies. The science that deals with mental processes and behavior. The emotional and behavioral characteristics of an […]

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PUA

Do you know what that means?  If you’re Hawaiian, doesn’t it mean flower?  That’s not the PUA though that I’m talking about it.  I always keep my eye out for identities that fascinate me.  But do a Google Search for PUA, and you will find that it stands for Pick Up Artist. There is a […]

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Adolescing

Just because you are no longer a teenager, it doesn’t mean that you can’t act like one.  No matter what developmental psychologist, most of them allow for you to revert to a previous stage of development.  So when you see grown adults act like kids or teenagers – that’s what’s happening.  It’s natural.  It happens. […]

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An Ed Psych Lesson

I Googled a definition of Educational Psychology.  The first hit defined it as: Educational psychology is the study of how humans learn in educational settings, the effectiveness of educational interventions, the psychology of teaching, and the social psychology of schools as organization.  Here is where I got it. I was a conference all day, and […]

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The Psychology of Ugly

I have written about the Psychology of Cute and the Psychology of Cool.  I figured I’d also write about the Psychology of Ugly. Psychology n., pl., -gies. The science that deals with mental processes and behavior. The emotional and behavioral characteristics of an individual, group, or activity: the psychology of war. Ugly adj., -li·er, -li·est. […]

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