Monthly Archives: August 2008

Update on Loneliness.

John Cacioppo gave an excellent radio interview about Loneliness: Human Nature and the Need for Social Connection on the Diane Rehm show on American University Radio. You can listen here and subscribe to a transcript here. The show is also […]

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It’s College Football Time Again!

Wow, this season really snuck up on me. I didn’t have a glamorous summer, mostly writing at home, so it’s kind of a shock to wake up and see that Fall is here. With tomorrow being my birthday, and family […]

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The Psychology of Hackers

I’m feeling picked on this summer. First, my credit card was hijacked, and I spent several hours with the very kind people at the bank straightening out my account, going through statements, saying these are mine, those are not, and […]

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Does 100-calorie Food Packaging Work?

Most of us intrepid dieters have noticed them in the stores–little bags of this and that labeled as 100 calories per serving. My gut reaction has been to agree with a dietician’s comment I read: “100 calories of junk is […]

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More about Leroy

My brother’s passing after a heroic battle with cancer continues to generate some very moving tributes. Of course, there are the professional tributes from his media colleagues. But most meaningful of all, and most personal, are the posts by his […]

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