Teacher

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Teacher

March 1, 2012 · Leave a Comment 

I do a lot of different things but ultimately I’m a teacher. I’ve done counseling, mediation, and consulting but at my core I teach. I want to help, so I ask questions, prode issues and try to let people discover truths for themselves. I present, encourage, nudge, explain, demonstrate, and tell stupid jokes. [Read the full story]  Read More →

Writer

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Five Life-Changing Ideas (Kindle)

April 5, 2012 · Leave a Comment 

Everyone has ideas that are fundamental to their lives. But uncovering those basic assumptions is surprisingly difficult. We’re not always aware of our own assumptions. This little book gives you the tools you need to identify what’s important to you. [Read the full story]  Read More →

Singer

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Amazing Grace

April 15, 2012 · Leave a Comment 

I didn’t write this song. But like most musicians, I wish I had. The melody was probably a slave chantey. Most of the words came from John Newton, an 18th century sea captain. I wanted to emphasize some of the complex rhythms of the songs origins. And was lucky enough to have Ron Powell do the percussions on this track. Ron was just off tour with Kenny G or Diana Ross. What he can do with a drum is incredible. Think of yourself in a slave ship, pounding on anything you can find to produce rhythms to accompany your... [Read the full story]

Broadcaster

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Broadcaster

April 22, 2012 · Leave a Comment 

People are interesting. And I’ve talked to a lot of them. I started a podcast in 2011 with interviews of interesting people. It’s easy to find interesting people: every one is one. We’re all interesting. Similar in some ways and yet quite different. All wonderful stories. It fun because I get to meet new people and they lead me to other interesting people. I put the episodes online at www.WhatsItLike.info and on ITunes. And eventually on YouTube. Let me know if you know an interesting person you think I... [Read the full story]

Care Giver

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How’s Katrina

July 5, 2011 · Leave a Comment 

1999, my daughter Katrina was finishing her second year at Harvard and looking forward to volunteering her summer in an orphanage in Nicaragua. She looked ahead to an active fall, an internship in Sweden for the US State Dept., and more world travel. Since then her friends have graduated from college, some are getting married and many are living in various parts of the world. But not my daughter. Katrina came back from her missions trip sick and has been sick ever since. In the last years we have been to many doctors,... [Read the full story]

BOOKS

Statistics Safari: A 10 Day Guided Tour Of Statistics

Statistics Safari: A 10 Day Guided Tour Of Statistics

 If you’re a people-person who is facing statistics for the first time, this is the book for you. The math won’t be hard, we’ll go step by step, and I won’t make you... [Read more]


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SONGS

Precious Lord, Take My Hand

Precious Lord, Take My Hand

This song was written by blues legend Thomas A Dorsey. He helped found northern jazz, Chicago jazz. After the death of his wife, Dorsey was devastated. She died given birth to... [Read more]


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COURSES

PsychNut.com

PsychNut.com

I have created a series of university-level courses. They are offered non-credit but they might well be what gets you through college. Each course is divided into 10 segements... [Read more]

Biological Psychology

Biological Psychology

Biological psychology is also called physiological psychology, neuro-psychology, psychobiology and psychophysiology. As the names suggest, it is trying to understand the biological... [Read more]

What is statistics?

What is statistics?

  Statistics is an area of mathematics, a collection of tools for analyzing data, and a way of thinking. As a subset of mathematics, statistics can be the study of multidimensional... [Read more]

Personality Theories

Personality Theories

  Everyone in psychology has at least one idea about what should be excluded in a definition of personality. But nobody agrees on what should be included. Some say there... [Read more]

Psych 101

Psych 101

General Psychology is a survey course. Like a survey of a piece of land, this survey shows you the boundary markers. So you get a broad view of the field of psychology but not... [Read more]