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14 May 2009, 6:13 pm
Excerpt:In honor of Jonah Lehrer's article this week in the magazine, on kids who simply cannot say no to a mouthful of marshmallows (and how this bodes for their futures), we've compiled a list of our favorite cautionary tales from childhood. [read post]
24 Dec 2009, 7:33 am by StephanieWestAllen
Excerpt:Our research, building on prior work on influence (especially Robert Cialdini's masterpiece), suggested that the reason that encountering both a nice and a nasty person was more effective than just a nice person or a nasty person was because of the "psychological contrast effect. [read post]
23 Jan 2010, 6:18 am by StephanieWestAllen
Tommy Smith practiced in Cleburne County, Arkansas. [read post]
13 Sep 2010, 6:54 am by StephanieWestAllen
Excerpt:I read more business books than anyone I know, which is ironic because I can’t stand most of them. [read post]
23 Sep 2010, 12:29 pm by StephanieWestAllen
My first thoughts mirrored Begley's when I heard about a new book in the people's-brains-don't-work-so-well genre. [read post]
17 Oct 2010, 10:56 am by StephanieWestAllen
Because I think the message is so important, every so often I blog about why a person would/should want to be in nature. [read post]
7 Nov 2010, 3:20 pm by StephanieWestAllen
Excerpt: [A]s mindfulness meditation moves beyond the realm of academics and adepts (those who have developed an impressive degree of aptitude in the practice of Buddhist meditation) into popular culture there's growing pressure to distill mindfulness down to programs that can be articulated in sound-bites -- or what is called in Hollywood an "elevator pitch. [read post]
10 Feb 2011, 5:25 pm by StephanieWestAllen
From the e-mail announcement: “International Conference on Mindfulness with Youth: Helping Children (K-12) Develop Mindful Awareness inside the Classroom and Out” July 15-17 in Banff, Alberta  Canada, with Dan Siegel, Susan Kaiser Greenland, Amy Saltzman, Randye Semple, Gina Biegel and other acclaimed experts in this field. ... [read post]
2 Sep 2011, 8:50 am by StephanieWestAllen
As I was reminded last month at an excellent program, one not to be forgotten soon (conducted by Hartley Goldstone at the Purposeful Planning Institute Rendezvous 2011), case studies can be a most memorable method of involving seminar attendees in thinking, discussing, learning, and teaching each other. [read post]
11 Mar 2012, 7:41 pm by StephanieWestAllen
Click to read "The emerging field of Neuroleadership" by Dr. [read post]
16 Apr 2012, 10:08 am by StephanieWestAllen
The flipped classroom seems to be the teaching technique du jour. [read post]
9 Jul 2013, 2:18 pm by StephanieWestAllen
Photo I took of people heading for Rolling Thunder I have long believed that mindfulness does not just flow exclusively from meditation. [read post]
12 Jun 2009, 9:14 am
Here's a list of speakers from the brochure (linked to below): Daniel Siegel - author of best seller ‘The Developing Mind', co-director of UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center Warren Bennis - one of the greats of leadership development Werner Erhard - founding father of transformational leadership Jonah Lehrer - neuroscientist and author of recent bestseller ‘How We Decide' Marco Iacoboni -… [read post]
15 Sep 2009, 1:42 pm
This conference will be held November 5 and 6, at University of Oregon School of Law in Eugene. [read post]