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Pamela B. Paresky Ph.D.
Our country is divided. There seems to be no middle ground. President Obama calls for free speech and listening to replace silencing and shouting down the opposition.
Headlines call for intolerance toward Trump voters. Families are stressed, and friendships are frayed. Tolerance is a paradigm that has outlived its purpose.
Will this election ever end? And when it's over, who will we be?
In the wake of Donald Trump's lewd comments, there's a debate about whether "locker room talk" is really all that bad.
What about the stigma of seeking mental health care for the injuries of war?
The Aspen Brain Lab convenes experts on living life to its fullest
Want to end bullying? Talking about kindness isn’t the same thing as being kind.
Should we stop telling people to "be yourself"? Wharton professor Adam Grant thinks so.
Think your child’s school needs an anti-bullying program? Here’s why you might be wrong.
'Nobody likes a tattletale' is a myth that makes bullying worse.
A surprising way to keep the romance alive.
How do schools deal with nonconformists, and what happens when "excellent sheep" go to college?
Are you making a New Year's Resolution? These three things will help you stick to it.
Will you be spending the holidays with relatives whose political views you can't stand? Here's a simple strategy for dealing with them.
After years of colleges’ efforts to cultivate tolerance on their campuses, college students may be less tolerant than ever.
Three things that provide the gifts that Self-Esteem promised but couldn’t keep
Who are you? What does it mean to be a person in the world? What is reality? These are the questions Neuroscientist David Eagleman tackles in his book, The Brain: The Story of You.
Donald Trump, the stock market, and being irrational. Behavioral economics tells us that having "The Donald" in the race could actually make us more informed.
Think you are a Giver? There's something to watch out for that could turn you into a Taker.
How does what we say pave the road to character? David Brooks has some words of wisdom.
What makes someone an extraordinary teacher? Teachers teach, but they also befriend, mentor, guide, and care. An extraordinary teacher is more than a skilled technician.
Whether graduating or not, we love commencement speeches. Maybe that's because they say something we need to hear.
The feeling of knowing is an essential brain sensation without which we might not strive to learn. And yet, the feeling of being right isn't necessarily connected to being correct.
Pamela Paresky, Ph.D., is Senior Scholar in Human Development & Psychology at the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, Director of the Aspen Center for Human Development, and author of A Year of Kindness.