Scientists Say Everyone Lies And Politicians Are ExpertsWe've come to expect office-seekers who seem truth-averse yet many of us have given little thought to our own fibs.
San Francisco Clinical Psychologist Credits Education For Successful CareerDr. Neil Kobrin is President of the Academy of Mindful Psychology and is also in private practice, he fully credits his education for his successful career.
Santa Clara University Students Experiment With Virtual Reality To Treat PhobiasVirtual reality is past its awkward teenage years and growing up fast. The goggles are smaller, the screens, sensors and graphics are better than ever. And most importantly, they're cheap. That has finally put virtual reality within reach of very small teams like engineering undergrad Paul Thurston and Bryce Mariano.
How To Maximize Your Holiday Gift Giving By Shopping SmartKCBS In Depth spoke with consumer psychologist Kit Yarrow about the dynamic between merchants and shoppers this holiday buying season and she gives some tips to keep shoppers from being their own worst enemies while hunting for the perfect gift.
Leading San Francisco Psychologist Advocates Higher Education For Boosting CareersDr. Knute Anderson explains how education and health can form the cornerstone of a strong career.
San Francisco Program Coordinator Enjoys Success With Sociology DegreeMichele Callwood, program coordinator for Bay Area-based Raising a Reader, uses her degree in sociology in promoting an early literacy program.
Chair Of Bay Area Social Sciences Department Offers Career AdviceBerkeley City College professor offers career advice for individuals interested in entering a career in sociology.
Judge Temporarily Blocks California Gay Therapy LawA federal judge on Monday temporarily blocked California from enforcing a first-of-its-kind law that bars licensed psychotherapists from working to change the sexual orientations of gay minors.
California Ban On Gay Change Therapy Faces 1st Legal Test A federal judge is considering whether to block a first-of-its kind California law that prohibits licensed therapists from counseling gay minors on how to become straight.
Peninsula Congresswoman Urges Other States To Ban Gay Reparative TherapyCongresswoman Jackie Speier has introduced a resolution calling on other states to follow California’s lead in outlawing gay conversion therapy on minors.
California Nears Ban On Gay ‘Conversion’ TherapyThe California State Assembly has approved what supporters say would be the nation’s first ban on a form of psychotherapy aimed at making gay people straight.