WHO IS TO BLAME IN AURORA – THE DRUG OR THE PUSHER?

In Control, Dumb Things, Influences, Media Violence, Neuroplasticity and Dopamine, Neuroplasticity and Media, Neuroplasticity and Society, Parenting, Politics, Relationships, Violence, Wellbeing by DC McGuireLeave a Comment

Reprinted following the Aurora, CO shooting 7/25

Already emotionally unstable, James Holmes may have been pushed over the edge by external influences. Whatever the official diagnosis, it would be insightful to discover which factors may have exacerbated the underlying pathology that led to the tragedy in Aurora.
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Brains Under Stress Unavailable for Learning

In Brain, Control, Dopamine, Influences, Neuroplasticity and Education, Stress, Success, Wellbeing by DC McGuireLeave a Comment

 If you’ve paid any attention to Chicago’s Board of Education vs. Teacher’s Union strike, you’re likely to take away a sense that the key issues facing public schools center around evaluation methods, pay, tenure, class size, and classroom conditions.  Those problems are actually the really low hanging fruit.
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