201910.24
Some Introductory Thoughts on Autism

Some Introductory Thoughts on Autism

About Autism By Dr. Niall MacGiolla Bhuí I’ve just completed co-editing a book on the theme of autism and how one family, Áine and Gerry Crosse, in the west of Ireland, are navigating their way in life with not one, but three of their children who have been diagnosed on the autism spectrum. To say…

201905.27
Can Neuroscience Add to our Understanding of Mindfulness? Dr. Phil Noone

Can Neuroscience Add to our Understanding of Mindfulness? Dr. Phil Noone

Can Neuroscience Add to our Understanding of Mindfulness? Dr. Phil Noone @dr_philnoone  Introduction Mindfulness practice has existed for many centuries and has traditionally been associated with Eastern culture and spirituality (Siegel et al. 2008). From the mid-20th century onwards, mindfulness became incorporated into psychological based interventions as a means of reducing psychological distress and enhancing…

201902.24
Reading Resources for Doctoral Students

Reading Resources for Doctoral Students

Cone, J. D., & Foster, S. L. (2006). Dissertations and theses from start to finish: Psychology and related fields (2nd ed.). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. Grimm, L. G., & Yarnold, P. R. (1995). Reading and understanding multivariate statistics. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. Grimm, L. G., & Yarnold, P. R. (2000). Reading and understanding…

201902.13
‘Kurt Cobain and his Sideways Stance’ by Dr. Conor Hogan

‘Kurt Cobain and his Sideways Stance’ by Dr. Conor Hogan

​’Kurt Cobain and his Sideways Stance’ by Dr. Conor Hogan I had minor scoliosis in junior high, and since I’ve been playing guitar ever since, the weight of the guitar has made my back grow in this curvature. So when I stand, everything is sideways. It’s weird.”  -Kurt Cobain in taking with Jon Savage in Weddle,…

201804.17

Tiger Woods: A Golfing Great or a Talent not Fully Realised?

Tiger Woods: A Golfing Great or a Talent not Fully Realised? By Dr. Conor Hogan @DrConorHogan ‘Even in the Army, I was not given a fair and equitable chance’ Said lieutenant colonel Earl Dennison Woods who was born March 5, 1932, in Manhattan, Kansas State. He was, of course, referring to his life of strife…

201803.23

‘Prone to Panic and Accustomed to Anxiety’

‘Prone to Panic and Accustomed to Anxiety’ Jocelyn Cunningham, B.A. (Hons) @psyclingqueen  (Excerpt from a forthcoming chapter in Mental Health For Millennials, Vol 2 (publication date of October 2018) ‘A panic is an episode of intense fear of abrupt onset, usually peaking within a minute. The fear, often bordering on terror, is generally accompanied by…

201802.05
What Determines Business Performance? John Conway MBA., Business Performance Coach

What Determines Business Performance? John Conway MBA., Business Performance Coach

What Determines Business Performance? John Conway MBA Business Performance Coach Email: john.conway@elitepmsystem.com @johnconway855 Introduction Knowledge is the source of all competitive advantage in business. It is what a company knows that determines its success. These two statements, gleaned from recent academic research on the drivers of business performance, added fuel to a fire that was ignited…

201802.01

The Importance of Picture Books for Children

The Importance of Picture Books for Children Susan McKenna, The Book Hub Publishing Group Introduction Picture books, although being published less than heretofore by the larger Publishing Houses around the world, remain a key source of learning for children. This is the case for a number of reasons explained later in this brief reflective piece…

201801.21
‘Sweet Harte, Bitter Society’ by Dr. Conor Hogan

‘Sweet Harte, Bitter Society’ by Dr. Conor Hogan

Sweet Harte, Bitter Society by Dr. Conor Hogan The story of Mickey Harte, Tyrone’s successful Gaelic football manager is a bitter sweet one. Having led his teams to victory in three All-Irelands, five Ulster titles, one National League, and nine Dr. McKenna Cups , Harte knows the upside of life. Still, he also knows the darkest of days too. Having lost…