We just returned from a trip to Phoenix where we experienced the joy of meeting our first granddaughter when she was just hours old. We fell in love with her immediately and celebrated with a cadre of relatives who surrounded this loved baby girl. I am humbled by the responsibility. Over the years, I have
Remember when your science teacher taught you that an atom is the smallest unit of matter that contains the properties of an element? In social psychology, we look to J.L. Moreno who taught that the smallest unit of humankind is not self, but the social atom: self + essential relationships. No man is an island.
The world of psychology has enjoyed a long, open debate regarding the effects of nature (our genetics) versus the effects of nurture (learned or environmental influences) on personality and behaviors. As four brothers raised in the same household, born to the same set of parents, we share DNA as well as many learned traits. When