Is Facebook and other digital mediums usurping or even replacing socialization in your real flesh-and-blood life? What is the potential fallout that could come from revealing too much information about yourself online?
Why is it that some women wait until they are 40 to begin trying to conceive? Is it finally that their lives have settled down enough to contemplate children as the next step? Or, as a recent NYTimes article posed, do women who physically look much younger than their age actually believe their 40-year-old eggs are up to the challenge of conceiving a healthy baby?
Conservatives have embraced the truism that businesses are hurt by government regulation. Ideologically, they argue, rules infringe on individual freedom, but they have also persuaded themselves that they are actually bad for the bottom line.
"Men are all the same. They only want one thing!" This was a mantra I heard in my youth. Maybe it is true, but according to Cosmo (April 1999), which I found in my files recently. Maybe it is not, which may be a relief to all of us, or not.
Reading my Penn Alumni magazine causes me to reflect on how the world has changed -- what students see the key to success as being, how topics of interest have shifted and, especially, where psychology has gone and with what result.