Too Many Transitions Can Traumatize Our Kids
I know from experience what happens when children face moving, divorce, or other stressful life change—and how we can help them.
In 2010, The New York Times synthesized studies by the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology and reported that “moves in childhood may do long-term harm.
Q+A with Adam Grant: Does Our Calling Make Us More Creative?
The author of ‘Originals’ talks about how faith factors into our ideas and work.
Interview by Kate Shellnutt/ June 29, 2016. A psychology professor at Wharton Business School, Adam Grant probes motivations and inspirations to get at the heart of work.
How Moving to Kenya Made Me a Less Fearful Parent
Things shifted when I noticed my preschooler handles daily life in Africa better than I do.
All that sheltering had not prepared me for the challenges of adulthood in these new contexts. Recent psychology research has demonstrated how stress can be good for us.
Weekend Edition: September 18, 2015
Pastors who lead change well, American heresies, and more on this week's Weekend Edition.
religion” (138). Folk religion is to religion what folk medicine is to the science of medicine and what folk psychology is to the science of psychology. 139. Save
For Black Women, Looking Tough Takes a Toll
Emotional strength can only hide heartbreak for so long, says pyschologist and theologian Chanequa Walker-Barnes
Emotional strength can only hide heartbreak for so long, says pyschologist and theologian Chanequa Walker-Barnes.
Annoying Christians, Intriguing Messiah
My Christian Life, Part 2: The Psychology Phase
My Christian Life, Part 2: The Psychology Phase. Samantha Blythe/ August 12, 2015. My Christian Life, Part 2: The Psychology Phase. Samantha Blythe/ August 12, 2015.
Loving Individuals Who are Hurting: Tips on Navigating Trauma and Grief
How do you come alongside someone who is dealing with a traumatic situation? Psychologist Sarah Rainer helps.
0; tweet; share; print. The following is a guest post by Sarah Rainer, PsyD. She has a doctorate in Clinical Psychology and specializes in working with children, adolescents, and families.
Has Tony Robbins Preached at My Church?
Turn down the volume on this new documentary and the structure and techniques look a lot like Sunday morning.
times) manipulations. The film is honest about the use of music and mass psychology to sway the seminar members into a more pliable state. On day
Morning Roundup 7/7/15
God and America; B*got; Daily Dose of Greek
earned knowledge. In the European Journal of Social Psychology, Phillippa Lally reports that the average time needed to form a new habit is 66 days. In
What It’s Like to Be Gay at Wheaton College
The evangelical university has received negative press on LGBT matters. My own experience paints a different picture.
After my second piece ran in the Record, I received an email from provost Stanton Jones, the former chair of Wheaton's psychology department, who has written extensively on sexual
3 Reasons Why I Hate Diversity
Christena Cleveland shares some of the hesitations all of us have to face when we welcome diversity.
 For a classic take on this idea: Heider, F. (1958). The psychology of interpersonal relations. New York: Wiley. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 40, 99-105.
Books in Review
A look inside Ernest White's “Christian Life and the Unconscious,” B. B. Warfield’s “Calvin and Augustine,” and other important volumes.
Such writings must reveal true understanding of scriptural doctrine and must indicate competence and insight into scientific psychology and psychiatry.
What It Means to Burn Down a Black Church
Exploring the relentless tradition of arson in the US.
to that collective trauma, racial violence against black Americans can also trigger intergenerational trauma, said Alex L. Pieterse, an associate professor of race psychology at the