More Mindfulness in Progress: Alcohol Abuse and Texting

I spent the first weekend of March escorting a dozen Psi Chi students to the annual conference of the Eastern Psychological Association. A pleasant surprise awaited me: Wandering around an early poster session presenting applied research of various stripes, I encountered several posters presenting mindfulness-related research in progress. First, there was very intriguing research on…

Gorillas and Cell Phones

The National Transportation Safety Board is not winning any fans and not likely to make much headway with its resolution to ban drivers from even “hands free” cell phone use; after all, only 10 states even ban hand-held phones, and Chapel Hill, NC’s controversial complete cell phone ban had been put on hold. Yes, everyone…