Issues with the WISC-V normative data - low N's make for shaky norms

Issues with the WISC-V normative data – low N’s make for shaky norms

  The Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Fifth Edition was released recently, in the fall of 2014, and has begun to replace its predecessor, the WISC-IV, as the gold standard in IQ testing. IQ tests have always been surrounded by controversy…

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The Best Photograph I Have Ever Taken

The Best Photograph I Have Ever Taken

  There are lots more pictures to come in the next few days/weeks but I thought I would put this one up early. Costa Rica was amazing! 00000

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Pathology or Pseudo-Pathology?  What do racism, sexism, and obesity have in common?

Pathology or Pseudo-Pathology? What do racism, sexism, and obesity have in common?

One of my favorite concepts from my psychological training is the idea of a pseudopathology. A pseudopathology is any trait that was selected for through evolutionary pressures, that at one point was adaptive and due to rapid changes in environment…

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Human Behavior – Active vs Passive and the concept of a default state

Human Behavior – Active vs Passive and the concept of a default state

Before I get into this article too deeply, I want to make a comment on the distinction between an excuse and an explanation. As I fumble around with the ideas for this post in my head I realize that there…

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