Mechanisms of Mindfulness. A review of:Hölzel, B. K., Lazar, S. W., Gard, T., Schuman, Z.-O., Vago, D. R., & Ott, U. (2011). How does mindfulness meditation work? Proposing mechanisms of action from a conceptual and neural perspective. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 6(6), 537-559. doi:10.1177/174569 by Susan...read more
Imagine That! Findings in Hypothetical Trauma Exposure and Treatment Choices Amongst Law Enforcement Officers.
Imagine That! Findings in Hypothetical Trauma Exposure and Treatment Choices Amongst Law Enforcement Officers. A review of:Becker, C. B., Meyer, G., Price, J. S., Graham, M. M., Arsena, A., Armstrong, D.A., Ramon, E. (2009). Law enforcement preferences for PTSD treatment and crisis management alternatives. Behavior Research and...read more
Are boys better at math than girls? The true reason for math and science gender inequality.A review of:Huguet, P. & Regner, I. (2009, in-press). Counter-stereotypic beliefs in math do not protect school girls from stereotype threat. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology.by Lori-Lyn Gulley Boynton. Stereotype Threat (ST)...read more
Sensitivity in Socially Anxious Youth: Implications for Treatment A review of: Anderson, E.R. & Hope, D.A. (2009). The relationship among social phobia, objective and perceived physiological reactivity, and anxiety sensitivity in an adolescent population. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 23, 18-26 by Denise Fournier. Research on...read more
Specificity of Intolerance of Uncertainty on Social AnxietyA review of:Boelen, P. A. & Reijntjes, A. (2009). Intolerance of uncertainty and social anxiety. Journal of Anxiety Disorders. 23, 130-135By Kristen Perkins In this article Boelen and Reijntjes (2009)seek to examine the link between intolerance of uncertainty (IU) with...read more
Self Medication as a Marker of Risk of DSM Diagnosis along Axes I and IIA Review of:Robinson, J., Sareen, J., Cox, B. J., & Bolton, J. (2009). Self-medication of anxiety disorders with alcohol and drugs: Results from a nationally representative sample. Journal of Anxiety Disorders 23 (2009) 38–45.by Major, C. T. Earlier studies...read more
Minimum Payment Information May Actually Harm Credit Card CustomersA Review of:Stewart, J. (2009). The Cost of anchoring on credit-card minimum payments. Psychological Science in the Public Interest (in press).by Martine Luntz In this study, Stewart (in press, 2009) tackles the widespread problem of credit card debt. Previous...read more