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Intimacy, a Hierarchy (With Thanks to Abraham Maslow)

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 06.03.2016 | Healthy Living
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Jane Simon, M.D.

We're complex beings, and there is always more to learn. Caring is more important than "knowing." Are we interested, receptive, curious? The element of surprise can fuel a sense of newness and add excitement when we're open to it.

Is Mediation About Reaching the Same Result in a More Efficient and Economical Manner?

Mark Baer | Posted 08.31.2013 | Divorce
Mark Baer

My last article on mediation, titled "Should Divorcing Couples Who Mediate Be Talking Through Counsel?," was the first of a series of articles on medi...

Excuses, Excuses

Garret Kramer | Posted 08.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Garret Kramer

Every now and then I fault others, or my circumstances, for how I feel and lose my way. But, thankfully, most of the time I remember that it won't help to blame my past, my environment, or someone else. Why? Because the only creator of my feelings is me.

On Our Perceptions Of Physical Beauty

Sam Sommers | Posted 01.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Sam Sommers

Just what, exactly, can we learn from a pretty face? Because despite axiomatic warnings to the contrary, when we meet other people we spend an awful lot of time judging books by their covers.

Unsupported DNC claims on health care misinformation

Brendan Nyhan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brendan Nyhan

In an op-ed published in late March, I predicted that misinformation about health care reform would persist after its passage: At the White House sig...

ABC/WP birther poll: More of the same

Brendan Nyhan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brendan Nyhan

For those who missed it, the ABC News/Washington Post poll (PDF) released last week included a question about the misperception that President Obama w...

Obama tax increase misperception grows

Brendan Nyhan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brendan Nyhan

Earlier this year, I noted a CBSNews.com post showing that 24% of Americans thought President Obama had raised taxes for most Americans and 53% believ...

New article on health care misinformation

Brendan Nyhan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brendan Nyhan

I have a new article on health care misinformation in The Forum that may be of interest to Pollster.com readers (link requires free registration; unga...

Dispelling Myths and Experiencing Health Reform

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

Brendan Nyhan has an op-ed in today's New York Times that applies the lessons learned from his research on dispelling political misperceptions to what...

9/11 and birther misperceptions in NJ

Brendan Nyhan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brendan Nyhan

Back in August, I created this plot showing the parallels in partisan misperceptions about President Bush (a 9/11 conspiracy) and President Obama (not...

NBC's flawed health care misperception poll

Brendan Nyhan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brendan Nyhan

NBC released a health care poll (PDF) last night that deputy political director Mark Murray summarized in an article with the subhed "Misperceptions a...

9/11 and birther misperceptions compared

Brendan Nyhan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brendan Nyhan

Since the release of a Daily Kos/Research 2000 poll showing that 28% of Republicans believe President Obama was not born in this country, Chris Matthe...

Disturbing poll on beliefs about Obama's birth

Brendan Nyhan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brendan Nyhan

As Emily notes, a new Daily Kos-sponsored poll from Research 2000 finds that only 77% of Americans, and 42% of Republicans, believe Obama was born in ...