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  • Review of one of the most popular books ever by a Canadian

    Review of one of the most popular books ever by a Canadian

    It’s not often a Canadian writes the best-selling book in North America and much of the English-speaking world. Some commentators are calling this Canadian the most influential thinker in the Western World right now. That’s part of the amazing response to the work of clinical psychologist Jordan Peterson, a veteran therapist and researcher at the […]
  • Here's why your brain hurts — too much information and too many decisions

    Here's why your brain hurts — too much information and too many decisions

    Is there such a thing as too much information? Well, according to the cognitive psychologist and neuroscientist Daniel Levitin, humanity is now on information overload and there are consequences.
  • Harrowing tale of horrors of war examines human will to survive

    My Heart Is Not My Own is a novel set during the Sierra Leone civil war and its aftermath. Canadian doctor John Roarke searches for his friend Mariama in the ravaged country after receiving her diary describing the horrors she witnessed at the height of rebel fighting. The book explores the impact of traumatic events and our individual and communal strength to thrive despite them. Michael Wuitchik is a writer and psychologist who lives in Victoria, B. C.
  • Groundbreaking psychologist Marsha Linehan gets a book deal

    Groundbreaking psychologist Marsha Linehan gets a book deal

    A psychologist known worldwide for her pioneering treatment of suicidal patients and for her own mental health struggles has a book deal.

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