This is Your Brain on Terrorism…Any Questions?

Dr. Eric Haseltine is a recognized expert in both neuroscience and counter-terrorism.  He has a great article in Psychology Today about how understanding the way our brains work can lead us to a healthy response to terrorism.  Although he is not writing from a religious perspective, regular readers of Faith on the Couch will recognize how consistent Dr. Haseltine's approach is with the Theology of the Body, the assertion by Pope St. John Paul the Great that by understanding the way God made our b … [Read more...]

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Theology of the Body & Sleep Training–Part Deux (Or, every time you sleep-train, does a puppy really die?)

My post on sleep training, learned helplessness and the TOB predictably netted a lot of comments.  Many of those comments were not posted because they did not reflect well on the correspondent and I feel strongly that it is my job to protect people's dignity.  I'm happy to publish criticisms, but  I won't post something that I think you'll regret when you calm down.But some comments were stellar.  One exchange I had with Dr. Kathleen Berchelmann was, I felt, worthy of it's own post.  While, a … [Read more...]

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