Monthly Archives: August 2011

Brown Eyes v Blue Eyes

  This is a video of the Jane Elliot’s experiment in which children learnt about discrimination by being assigned “top dog” and “under dog” roles according to the colour of their eyes. The children developed their prejudices quickly, causing a … Continue reading

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Brene Brown: The Power of Vulnerability

  In this video Brene Brown gives a TED talk on an eternal verity: as humans we need connection to give our lives meaning. What gets in the way of connection is shame, the belief that if people really knew … Continue reading

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Book Review: Trauma by Gordon Turnbull

This book will be a very pleasant surprise for readers anticipating a dry textbook on psychological trauma. Instead Turnbull has written a wonderfully engaging account of his career as a psychiatrist in the Royal Air Force and private practice as … Continue reading

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