Facebook Testimony Waking Some to Hazards of Social Media For KidsDuring testimony on Capitol Hill, Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen claimed the company chooses to let content on its platform that is "disastrous" for society, and can be especially harmful to children.
Psychologist Offers Caution About Coronavirus-Related AnxietyAs the fight against coronavirus ramps up, so does a general sense of fear in the public. With so much talk about staying safe from COVID-19, some might be wondering how to keep those concerns out of our heads.
Meet Dr. Joan Rosenberg, Author of '90 Seconds To A Life You Love'Renowned psychologist, Dr. Joan Rosenberg talks to Bay Area Focus about her new book, "90 Seconds to a Life You Love, How to Master Your Difficult Feelings to Cultivate Lasting Confidence, Resilience and Authenticity."
Stanford Prof. Creates Kindness Class To Help College Students Find EmpathyEmpathy in our culture is quickly receding, especially among college students, so a Stanford professor developed a class for his students called "Becoming Kinder."
Stanford Professor Details How Recent College Grads Can Fight Post-Grad DepressionIt's graduation time! It's a reason to celebrate, but it can be scar for many college grads who might be conflicted or worried about what's next.
Experts Say Christine Blasey Ford Got Science of Memory Mostly RightIn her testimony to a Senate committee, Bay Area psychology professor Christine Blasey Ford said a memory of Judge Brett Kavanaugh and another teen laughing during an alleged assault on her was "indelible in the hippocampus."
Author Sarah Ann Shockley Talks About 'The Pain Companion'Author Sarah Anne Shockley discusses her new book, 'The Pain Companion.'
Babies Try Harder When They See You SweatIf at first you don't succeed, try, try again. Especially if a baby is watching.
Mourning Fathers Critical Of Netflix Teen Suicide SeriesJohn Herndon says he looks at his daughter’s photo every day and says “I miss you.”
Study: There's No Such Thing As Midlife Crisis, Older People Are HappiestResearchers found that people don't grow unhappy with age. In fact, they feel better.
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.