Archive for September, 2012

Today TCS wants to thank WNBA basketball player Candace Parker for communicating an unstereotype. The unstereotype, as I am coining it today, is a message about a group that is counter to the stereotype for that group. Because stereotypes help with information processing, the unstereotype actually makes information processing difficult because it counters your stereotypical […]

Thursday, September 27th, 2012 at 10:00 | 3 comments
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Original Blog Thesis This post started out very differently. I intended to report about Paris Hilton’s comments and have a quick blog post. I was going to quote her comments and juxtapose them with statistics showing that heterosexual rates for HIV and AIDS were comparable to rates for sexual minorities. I wasn’t even going to […]

Monday, September 24th, 2012 at 16:00 | 1 comment
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I’m sitting in a restaurant this morning having breakfast. There is a four-top next to me. Three people with British accents are speaking with an American. One explains how alcohol gets interspersed with work more in England than the United States. He starts telling a story about Winston Churchill where the punch line is “I […]

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012 at 22:44 | 2 comments
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In a recent post on her blog Art Therapy and Related Topics, Natasha Shapiro discusses the pregnant therapist and its impact on therapy for both the therapist and patient. In her first of a multi part post which is amended to be more non-therapist reader friendly and posted here, titled The Pregnant Therapist: Transference and […]

Friday, September 14th, 2012 at 10:00 | 0 comments
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I was speaking with a friend of mine today about the events of September 11, 2001. Not the events of the terrorist attacks per se. Instead we were talking about the events we experienced as people who lived (and still live) in the immediate area surrounding the Twin Towers. Over the years we seemed to […]

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012 at 16:34 | 2 comments
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Hey TCS fans, I thought you would be interested to know about an article related to stereotypes that was just published. A discussion of it is available in a BBC News post from Jonathon Ball titled Stereotypes ‘Evolve Like Language’, Say Researchers. The research is groundbreaking because it reports about research that shows political correctness […]

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012 at 12:33 | 0 comments
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