Is Behaviorism Still Relevant?

Many people have heard of B.F. Skinner. His name has been referenced countless times in popular television shows and movies. And although the field of psychology, as both a profession and a scientific area of study, has moved on to other paradigms and theories, there remains a kernel of truth in Skinner’s work that is […]

Successful Psychosocial Profiles in Maintaining Weight Loss

With two-thirds of the United States population either overweight or obese, much attention has been paid to dieting and weight loss in recent years. So-called “miracle” diets abound: low carb, high protein, Paleo, and low fat remain illustrative. In general, most diets promise a quick fix to America’s obesity epidemic, and most who attempt these […]