The Center Cannot Hold

Elyn R. Saks is an esteemed professor, lawyer, and psychiatrist and is the Orrin B. Evans Professor of Law, Psychology, Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences at the University of Southern California Law School, yet she has suffered from schizophrenia for most of her life, and still has ongoing major episodes of the illness. THE CENTER […]

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Knowledge Processing and Decision Making in Agent-Based Systems

Knowledge processing and decision making in agent-based systems constitute the key components of intelligent machines. The contributions included in the book are: Innovations in Knowledge Processing and Decision Making in Agent-Based Systems Towards Real-World HTN Planning Agents Mobile Agent-Based System for Distributed Software Maintenance Software Agents in New Generation Networks: Towards the Automation of Telecom […]

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School Counselors’ Attitudes Regarding Statewide Comprehensive Developmental Guidance Model Implementation (Perspective FROM THE Field) (Report)

The pilot study in this article identified facilitators and barriers to implementing the Massachusetts Model for Comprehensive School Counseling Programs. The Concerns-Based Adoption Model served as a framework to understand how school counselors perceive the Massachusetts Model’s impact on their professional roles, and how those perceptions indicate varying levels of adoption of the model. The […]

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Fostering Academic Development and Learning: Implications and Recommendations for Middle School Counselors.

Within the systemic framework of comprehensive school counseling programs, this article explores middle school counselors’ vital role in collaborating with other educators to promote the academic development of early adolescents. Research pertinent to contemporary middle school counseling in this developmental domain is summarized, especially as it may relate to program activities and interventions. Implications and […]

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Care of the Soul

In this special twenty-fifth anniversary edition of Thomas Moore’s bestselling Care of the Soul, which includes a new introduction by the author, readers are presented with a revolutionary approach to thinking about daily life—everyday activities, events, problems, and creative opportunities—and a therapeutic lifestyle is proposed that focuses on looking more deeply into emotional problems and […]

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The Truth About Using Facts AND Intuition in Decision Making

This Element is an excerpt from The Truth About Making Smart Decisions (9780132354639) by Robert E. Gunther. Available in print and digital formats.How to combine knowledge and intuition to consistently make better decisions.I recently kayaked down the Grand Canyon. There are scorpions and 14 different kinds of rattlesnakes, cliffs and rocks that can break limbs, […]

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Evaluation of an Innovative Approach to Improving Middle School Students’ Academic Achievement.

This article presents the results of an evaluation conducted by two middle school counselors, in collaboration with university researchers, to assess the effectiveness of a classroom intervention designed to impact academic achievement. The intervention utilized was a standardized conflict resolution curriculum, which then was linked to problem-solving strategies across core academic areas. The results of […]

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The Captain Class

From the founding editor of The Wall Street Journal’s sports section comes a bold new theory of leadership drawn from the elite captains who inspired their teams to achieve extraordinary success. Named one of the best business books of the year by CNBC, The New York Times, Forbes, strategy+business, The Globe and Mail, and Sports IllustratedNow featuring analysis […]

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