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I am a clinical psychologist practicing in New York City as well as through my website (www.psychotherapist.nyc). You can email at diamond@mediated.com

Skim reading is the new normal. The effect on society is profound | Maryanne Wolf | Opinion | The Guardian

When the reading brain skims texts, we don’t have time to grasp complexity, to understand another’s feelings or to perceive beauty. We need a new literacy for the digital age writes Maryanne Wolf, author of Reader, Come Home In Pynchon’s 1973 novel Gravity’s Rainbow, an engineer named Kurt Mondaugen explains that temporal bandwidth is “the

2018-12-29T09:11:01+00:00December 29th, 2018|Comments Off on Skim reading is the new normal. The effect on society is profound | Maryanne Wolf | Opinion | The Guardian

An autonomous robot swarm has self-organized by acting like natural cells – MIT Technology Review

Hundreds of tiny robots have been made to work as a team, inspired by the biological principles of self-organization. — Read on www.technologyreview.com/the-download/612648/an-autonomous-robot-swarm-has-self-organized-by-acting-like-natural-cells/

2018-12-29T06:29:22+00:00December 29th, 2018|Comments Off on An autonomous robot swarm has self-organized by acting like natural cells – MIT Technology Review

How much screen time? Silicon Valley parents are still trying to figure it out. – The Washington Post

Even in super-aware Silicon Valley, parents know it's unrealistic to keep their kids off social media entirely. — Read on www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/2018/12/27/how-much-screentime-debate-all-parents-are-just-trying-figure-it-out/

2018-12-29T06:08:37+00:00December 29th, 2018|Comments Off on How much screen time? Silicon Valley parents are still trying to figure it out. – The Washington Post

Trauma in childhood leads to empathy in adulthood

A new study suggests that children who suffer through major trauma grow up to be adults with greater levels of empathy than others. — Read on bigthink.com/mind-brain/childhood-trauma-adult-empathy

2018-12-28T06:44:38+00:00December 28th, 2018|Comments Off on Trauma in childhood leads to empathy in adulthood

The Four ‘Attachment Styles,’ and How They Sabotage Your Work-Life Balance – The New York Times

Our subconscious programming — developed through our youth and on into adulthood — plays a huge role in how we survive or thrive at work. Here’s how your “attachment style” may affect your office relationships. — Read on www.nytimes.com/2018/12/19/smarter-living/attachment-styles-work-life-balance.html

2018-12-24T05:31:56+00:00December 24th, 2018|Comments Off on The Four ‘Attachment Styles,’ and How They Sabotage Your Work-Life Balance – The New York Times

Kanye West and the Dangers of Going off Psychiatric Meds – The Atlantic

In tweets about abandoning psychiatric medication for his art, Kanye West promotes a dangerous myth about creativity. — Read on www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2018/12/kanye-west-and-dangers-quitting-psychiatric-medication/578647/

2018-12-23T06:39:22+00:00December 23rd, 2018|Comments Off on Kanye West and the Dangers of Going off Psychiatric Meds – The Atlantic

Kanye West and the Dangers of Going off Psychiatric Meds – The Atlantic

In tweets about abandoning psychiatric medication for his art, Kanye West promotes a dangerous myth about creativity. — Read on www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2018/12/kanye-west-and-dangers-quitting-psychiatric-medication/578647/

2018-12-23T06:38:55+00:00December 23rd, 2018|Comments Off on Kanye West and the Dangers of Going off Psychiatric Meds – The Atlantic