We like to think that only someone unstable would commit these type of crimes. So was the entire city of Rome mentally ill, or was something else going on? It’s my belief that something else was going on, and that was the ability to see those that are different than us as somehow less than human.
I’m going to be honest. I didn’t pay much attention to this being Eating Disorder Awareness Week until today. I know, at least in theory, that many survivors also deal with eating disorders, even though I haven’t been one of … Continued
Over at Psych Central they are gearing up for another Mental Health Day Blog Party. If you’ve never seen, or taken part, in the annual event before, it is a great way to gorge yourself in reading about mental health, … Continued
Apparently, yes they could. The past several years have been bruising ones for the credibility of the social sciences. A star social psychologist was caught fabricating data, leading to more than 50 retracted papers. A top journal published a study … Continued
As we know now, Subway spokesperson Jared Fogle is going to plead guilty to a plethora of charges involving child pornography and sexual crimes against minors. I don’t want to spend a lot of time talking about him, there’s been … Continued
No, what we need are not more registries. We need something much more comprehensive than that, something that will take more work than that, and something that focuses so much more on the children being abused and how to help them than on anything else, especially things that make us feel safer without providing much benefit at all.
First off, let me just clarify, that yes, I do work for one of the companies that is putting on this webinar, Nuix. Obviously, I have an interest is seeing folks use Nuix as a tool for investigations, electronic discover … Continued
I read this ESPN piece about the suicide of Penn Track athlete Madison Holleran and I thought there were a few pieces of the article that resonated with how I look at social media, and how we should, but also … Continued
The recent news about the passing of SurveyMonkey CEO Dave Goldberg caught my attention not just because he was in the tech industry, like I am, or that he was married to Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg which made him somewhat … Continued
I’ve been disturbed by recent events in the media, and in our online communities. Disturbed not because we are talking about issues of child abuse and/or sexual assault, but disturbed because too many people are so attached to that agenda, … Continued