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Entries by Maia Szalavitz from 05/2010

AP Thinks Heroin's Got a Brand New Bag, Misses Story

| Posted 05.25.2010 | Media

This kind of shallow reporting is why the media loses credibility -- a simple Google search or call to an academic expert on drugs or even a conversation with a long-time addict would reveal that $10 bags are not news.

Shocker: Empathy Dropped 40% in College Students Since 2000

| Posted 05.28.2010 | Healthy Living

What can be done about what President Obama as a candidate presciently labeled the "empathy deficit"? The key thing is to recognize the value of relationships and the fact that we are not independent but interdependent.