Judicial Decision-Making in Litigation (Medicolegal Issues)

In professional liability claims, health care providers may be confused or frustrated about a judge’s perceived failure to address the merits of the claim. The source of frustration may be that a judge allows unmeritorious claims, accepts medical theories...

Supporting Latino and African-American Students in Advanced Placement Courses: A School Counseling Program’s Approach (Perspective FROM THE Field) (Report)

Traditionally, Latino and African-American students have been underrepresented in Advanced Placement courses. However, professional school counselors work to remove barriers to all students’ success. This article (a) identifies challenges that Latino and African-American students encounter in accessing Advanced Placement...

NEUROSCIENCE, NEUROPSYCHOLOGY, NEUROPSYCHIATRY, BRAIN & MIND: Primer, Overview & Introduction

NEUROSCIENCE, NEUROPSYCHOLOGY, NEUROPSYCHIATRY, BRAIN & MIND:  Primer, Overview & Introduction 14  Overview of the Brain and Mind: Functional Localization 14 Localization & Functional Neuroanatomy Of The Brain 18 The Old Cortex & the New Cortex 20 Primary Receiving Areas...

Decision Making for Complex Socio-Technical Systems

The long-term governance of radioactive waste continues to be a major complex and contentious socio-technical issue worldwide. Traditionally, it has been considered as mainly a challenge to scientists and engineers to develop technical “solutions” to specific problems. But increasingly...

Development of an Instrument to Assess the Counseling Needs of Elementary School Students.

The assessment of students’ counseling needs as an integral component of development and implementation of an effective school counseling program is widely recognized. Unfortunately, however, this mandate has been hindered by lack of a psychometrically sound measure of students’...

Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?

The classic, bestselling book on the psychology of racism–now fully revised and updated Walk into any racially mixed high school and you will see Black, White, and Latino youth clustered in their own groups. Is this self-segregation a problem...

The Ashley Treatment: Best Interests, Convenience, And Parental Decision-Making (Essay)

The story of Ashley, a nine-year-old from Seattle, has caused a good deal of controversy since it appeared in the Los Angeles Times on January 3, 2007. (1) Ashley was born with a condition called static encephalopathy, a severe...

A Closer Examination of Bipolar Disorder in School-Age Children.

Children who present with severe behavioral concerns may be diagnosed as having other commonly diagnosed childhood disorders, such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, oppositional defiant disorder, and/or conduct disorder, among others, when they may be suffering from early-onset bipolar...

As You Think

An updated personal growth classic with an important message: fulfillment and happiness reside in our minds and we already have the keys to access them. Download NowRead Online

Critical CIO Management Skills: Decision Making Skills That Every CIO Needs to Have in Order to Be Able to Make the Right Choices

What does it really mean to be a CIO? You sure won’t be writing any software any more. You won’t be stringing network cables or updating firewall parameters. What does a CIO really do? I’ve got some bad news...