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  • Analyzing the psychology behind Phil Jackson's comments about Miami

     
    The words struck the Miami Heat as trash talking. The words struck the NBA's coaching circle as disrespectful. And the words struck the media as one of the Zen Master's old tricks. With Miami off to a far from desirable 8-6 start, Lakers Coach Phil...
  • Your morning fashion and beauty report: American Music Awards styles ranged from elegant to strange

     
    Another day, another red carpet. Sunday it was the American Music Awards, which were kind of tame (given that some usual pot-stirrers, such as Lady Gaga and Kanye West, weren't there.) But red-carpet watchers could see Taylor Swift in a......
  • 'Chuck' recap: Scared yet?

     
    After two episodes filled with pretty exciting, emotional twists, "Chuck" seemed to be getting back to basics with a solid, if not spectacular hour, that then redeemed itself with another gut-punch of an ending. The central idea of the episode......
  • Art review: Robin Kandel at Sherry Frumkin Gallery

     
    In her exhibition, “measure,” at Sherry Frumkin Gallery, Robin Kandel embarks on a personal investigation of physiognomy, the largely discredited study of facial features as indicators of personality. Her multimedia works center around two...
  • Jonathan Kellerman, a shrink-wrapped success

    Jonathan Kellerman, a shrink-wrapped success
    Perverted plutocrats, a Hollywood madam with a narcissism problem, prostitutes with attitude, indulgent rich kids — Jonathan Kellerman's latest novel has so many unpleasant characters it would be wearying to read if the plot didn't move like a...
  • Using video to fight workplace stress

    Using video to fight workplace stress
    In the eight years Krista Lang Blackwood has been artistic director of a nonprofit choral group, she's heard it all: prospective donors asking again and again why they can't get comped concert tickets, or why money should go to singers when there are...
  • Reading between the lines on shampoo bottles

    Reading between the lines on shampoo bottles
    Lather, rinse, repeat. We all do it. Whether it's with a product that's foamy and fragrant or runny and medicinal, green and pearlescent or clear and perfume-free, Americans spend $1.4 billion on shampoo annually, according to SymphonyIRI Group, a...
  • A look at the mind's natural shortcuts

    A look at the mind's natural shortcuts
    Wray Herbert is thinking about your brain. He concludes that your thinking may be so ancient that you're making more mistakes than you'd prefer. In "On Second Thought: Outsmarting Your Mind's Hard-Wired Habits" (Crown Publishers, 2010), the author writes...
  • Parenting experts weigh in on 'Tiger Mother'

    Parenting experts weigh in on 'Tiger Mother'
    In "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother" (Penguin Press, 2011), Yale Law School Professor Amy Chua describes child-rearing techniques that, as she puts it, "would seem unimaginable — even legally actionable — to Westerners." Reacting to a...
  • Bilingualism good for the brain, researchers say

    Bilingualism good for the brain, researchers say
    Does being bilingual give young children a mental edge, or does it delay their learning? It depends on who you ask. Bilingual education is regarded by some in education policy circles as little more than a half-baked technique of teaching students whose...
  • Is the World Wide Web becoming our external memory drive?

    Is the World Wide Web becoming our external memory drive?
    Whether our laptops, tablets and smartphones have made us smarter or dumber is a matter of endless debate and of scant but growing research. A new study grabs hold of an important corner of that question, finding that we have adapted the way we remember...