| Aug 19, 2013
| 12:15 PM
Kevin Caines paused in a hallway near his office at Highland Park High School as a man and his teenage son approached. The boy, whose older brother had attended HPHS, will be a freshman this year.
As the school psychologist, Caines has history with...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 2:52 PM
“Fifty Shades of Grey” glamorizes violence against women. That’s according to a new study published in the Journal of Women’s Health by psychologists at Michigan State University and Ohio State University.
That should seem...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 8:50 AM
FT. MEADE, Md. — A military psychologist testified Wednesday that while he was counseling Army Pfc. Bradley Manning for a gender identity disorder and a series of outbursts in Iraq, he rarely if ever received any input from the soldier’s chain...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 11:12 AM
It's a year of change at Hinsdale Township High School District 86, and one of those changes involves the district taking on the job of educating students with special needs on its own.
One aspect that may make it more challenging is that the number...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 4:50 PM
What can San Diego Mayor Bob Filner expect during his two-week intensive rehabilitation program? Will it set him on the path to a more healthy expression of the needs that have led him to wrestle women into headlocks, talk dirty to them and plant unwanted...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 9:00 AM
For two decades now I’ve been researching and writing about materialism and consumer culture, and I think it is fair to say that over the last several years, I’ve suffered from B. B. King’s lament: The thrill is gone.
| Jul 20, 2013
| 5:00 AM
What does it mean to be gifted in the United States?
A national survey in 2011 found that the predominant method of assessment, by far, is the administration of IQ tests and standardized academic tests. At least 34 states, including California, consider...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 1:23 PM
It's a story that is captivating people on both sides of the Atlantic.
On Feb. 28, the Desert Sun newspaper reported, a man was discovered unconscious in a Motel 6 in Palm Springs. He was taken to the hospital, where he awoke in the emergency room. ...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 1:30 PM
At what point would you consider someone to be just "tipsy" as opposed to "hammered" on alcohol? The answer, it turns out, depends on whether you're a man or a woman.
In a study published online Wednesday in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical &...
| Jul 3, 2013
Six to seven years in the making, Imperial County Behavioral Health Services is ready to move forward with changes to how it targets and treats mental illness in the community.
The county Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a reorganization...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 10:10 AM
The main vehicle for a search for truth is a meditation practice. Meditation is not something we do for 30 minutes a day, but a state of awareness to be maintained minute to minute throughout our day. A total awareness. That means no more mechanical...