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10 Apr 2010, 8:13 am by StephanieWestAllen
Thursday and yesterday I attended several programs here at the University of Massachusetts Medical School's 8th Annual International Scientific Conference for Clinicians, Researchers and Educators, this year titled "Investigating and Integrating Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society. [read post]
20 Apr 2010, 6:14 pm by StephanieWestAllen
Booz & Company is providing a complimentary collection of 10 articles [pdf] from Harvard Business Review on strategy development and strategy execution. [read post]
3 Jun 2010, 12:51 pm by StephanieWestAllen
Excerpt:Apologies may be good for more than just the soul, according to research by a University of Illinois professor of law and of psychology.Jennifer Robbennolt says her studies show that apologies can potentially help resolve legal disputes ranging from injury cases to wrongful firings, giving wounded parties a sense of justice and satisfaction that promotes settlements and trims demands for damages. [read post]
4 Sep 2010, 10:17 am by StephanieWestAllen
Excerpt:Scientists, authors and education experts are meeting this weekend at Cambridge University to investigate how the teenage brain is affected or altered by reading the "Twilight" saga, the "Harry Potter" series and other books that invite fear and anxious emotional responses.Edward Cullen altering the teen brain? [read post]
5 Sep 2010, 12:06 pm by StephanieWestAllen
Abstract:This thesis is a cross-jurisdictional, multidisciplinary study of the use of potentially deceptive conduct in negotiation by lawyers and the regulation of such deceptive conduct through the legal ethics codes.Negotiation is considered a vital skill for every legal practitioner. [read post]
28 Jul 2011, 8:39 am by StephanieWestAllen
News release (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute): Scientists at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have found that when just 10 percent of the population holds an unshakable belief, their belief will always be adopted by the majority of the society. [read post]
7 Dec 2009, 2:39 pm
How did I miss The Brain Advantage: Become a More Effective Business Leader Using the Latest Brain Research? [read post]
27 Feb 2010, 2:55 pm by StephanieWestAllen
Because I am critical of the Reptile strategy (more about that another day), this article made me chuckle. [read post]
16 May 2010, 12:52 pm by StephanieWestAllen
Each of these videos is about a 30 minutes long, and they are all available for free in two different ways. [read post]
22 Jul 2010, 7:32 am by StephanieWestAllen
Abstract:One of the final plenary sessions of the International Legal Ethics Conference IV in Stanford was on the Jurisprudence of Legal Ethics. [read post]
16 Jan 2011, 3:57 pm by StephanieWestAllen
Because there are so many of them, I think I could blog steadily about lawyer-yogis and nothing else. [read post]
25 Apr 2011, 5:19 pm by StephanieWestAllen
Abstract: The anterior insular cortex (AIC) is implicated in a wide range of conditions and behaviours, from bowel distension and orgasm, to cigarette craving and maternal love, to decision making and sudden insight. [read post]
21 Aug 2011, 6:16 pm by StephanieWestAllen
Abstract: People’s desires to see themselves as moral actors can contribute to their striving for and achievement of a sense of self-completeness. [read post]
29 Mar 2012, 6:08 pm by StephanieWestAllen
Here's a fun way to categorize yourself and others, at least for a short while. [read post]
31 Aug 2012, 1:23 pm by StephanieWestAllen
Every week I see a fun life-after-law story, and these days it seems, at least from reading popular print media, that attorneys most often turn to yoga or writing. [read post]