Kenny Luck

September 15, 2014

Over the teeth and through the gums: Prenatal environment and Evolutionary taste preferences

The other day, I heard a story about someone who absolutely loves hot sauce – she can basically chug it. Apparently, she’s been a hot sauce […]
September 9, 2014

How Behavior Shapes the Brain

When we talk about human nature, we often say that we’re “hardwired” to be a certain way, that we’re “programmed” to behave in a particular manner. […]
September 2, 2014

Rage on the Road: The Psychology of Aggressive Driving

In the United States, the average commute to work is about 25 minutes. About 8% of the population has a commute 60 minutes or longer, and […]
August 26, 2014

I Spy with My Culturally Shaped Eye

At some point in your life, perhaps at the eye doctor or during a check-up by the school nurse, you have probably been asked to look […]
August 18, 2014

Social Dominance Theory: In-Groups, Prejudice and Equality

Prejudice and discrimination are hot topics in social psychology, the branch of psychology that explores how factors in our social environment impact the way we think […]
August 11, 2014

Are crows smarter than your toddler?

Something to crow about Aesop’s Fable, “The Crow and the Pitcher,” tells the story of a thirsty crow that comes across a pitcher of water. There […]
August 5, 2014

We’ve moved!

We’ve relocated, but not too far! Our previous Peckville office is now just down the road at the Pavuk Professional Building, 200 Main Street Blakely, PA […]
July 30, 2014

Upcoming Event: Women’s Business Breakfast

Where: The Art of Floating, Bloomsburg, PA When: Wednesday, August 30th, 2014 Time: 7:30 a.m. Our very own Sara Grier, LCSW, CCPT will be talking to the Art of […]
July 8, 2014

Therapeutic Alliance Formation: CBT or Psychodynamic? An Empirical Investigation

Goldman et al. (2013) provides a unique voice to the ongoing discussion of effective psychotherapeutic techniques by way of an analysis of an integrative psychotherapeutic model. […]
July 2, 2014

A Group For Men: Adult Male Survivors of Clergy/Priest Sexual Abuse

I’m happy to announce the formation of a new support group: “A Group for Men: Adult Male Survivors of Clergy/Sexual Abuse.” We will begin meetings on […]
June 25, 2014

Natural Aggression in Childhood

Thanks to Sara Grier for this contribution. You can read more of her work on her blog: www.newpaththerapy.com The recent spate of shootings in malls, schools, on […]
June 24, 2014

The Empathy-Altruism Debate: An Empirical Approach

Taking a break from the biological perspective of our previous two blogs, this entry looks at a universally occurring social psychological phenomenon—namely, the possibility of committing […]