Category: Society

Stop the Executions, President Biden

Stop the Executions, President Biden

Virginia’s move to end the death penalty was a welcome step. The administration can do more. March 26, 2021 When Virginia abolished the death penalty this week, much of the response focused on what was new: the first Southern state to take this step, the state that has executed more people than any other in American history. But it’s […]

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Inside Texas Politics: When will the pandemic be over? Three county judges weigh in, with one saying by July 4

Inside Texas Politics: When will the pandemic be over? Three county judges weigh in, with one saying by July 4

Author: WFAA StaffJanuary 3, 2021 “I think if we’ll all do our part… then hopefully when we celebrate Independence Day we can celebrate independence from COVID-19,” Tarrant County Glen Whitley Inside Texas Politics began the new year speaking with three county judges about the challenges and opportunities the new year brings. They are the top elected […]

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Is Social Media Making Your Patients Unhappy?

Is Social Media Making Your Patients Unhappy?

November 11, 2020Leah Kuntz Have you chatted recently with your patients about their social media use? This study shows how and why it is important. A recent study1 determined everyday usage of social media adversely affects a person’s well-being. Researchers examined if social media impacts 3 components of subjective well-being—positive affect, negative affect, and life satisfaction—and found […]

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Black Students Are Increasingly Interested in Philosophy

Black Students Are Increasingly Interested in Philosophy

Black Students Are Increasingly Interested in Philosophybut Still Underrepresented among Graduating Majors(and Other Data on Race and the Philosophy Major) by Eric Schwitzgebel, Morgan Thompson, and Eric WinsbergOctober 22, 2020 Earlier this year, with the help of a grant from the APA, we obtained data from the Higher Education Research Institute (HERI) on intention to major in […]

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