Show Circle of Willis, Ep Halloween Special: The Widowmaker - Oct 31, 2018
Jim CoanA year ago today, I came within a coin toss of dying from a #widowmaker #heartattack. It hurt. A lot. The physical recovery has gone swimmingly. The psychological recovery, in fits and starts. I told the story in this Halloween episode of @circle_ofwillis
In the final installment of the 2019 Summer Stories series, Jess Walter tells the tale of a teacher dealing with the parents of his worst student. Revisit previous entries in the Summer Stories series at spokesman.com/summer-stories.
Objective Metabolic syndrome (MetS) includes hyperglycaemia, hypertension, central adiposity, elevated triglyceride levels and low levels of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol. All factors are identified as risk factors for cardiovascular disease...
Yale, and other elite colleges, have been rocked by controversies and protests. The problem is an elite that has forgotten itself, neglected its institutions, and fallen into ideological frenzy.
Jim Coan“...the conventional standards of elite morality, based on responsible use of power—actually responsible, not just a convenient feeling of doing good—are much harder...” Ht @cwellmon@nataliadashan
Show Circle of Willis, Ep Episode 3: Lisa Diamond - Oct 2, 2017
Jim CoanAnd finish up (for now) listening to my chat with @LisaDiamondLab, who recounts in generous detail her journey of discovery and identity development as a lesbian, feminist, political activist, and scientist! And let me know what you think! #steminist
Show Circle of Willis, Ep Episode 8: Simine Vazire - Dec 26, 2017
Jim CoanNext, listen in on my conversation with @siminevazire--co-host of @blackgoatpod, Associate Professor of Psychology at @ucdavis, #openscience activist, and previous editor-in-chief of Social Psychological and Personality Science.
Becoming Madison: The Extraordinary Origins of the Least Likely Founding Father - Kindle edition by Michael Signer. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting...
Jim CoanAnd for more of the @MikeSigner I know, check out his book "Becoming Madison", which breaks new ground by probing the psychological *and* philosophical origins of Madison's interests in checks and balances, and can be seen as a sequel to...
In 2017, Mike Signer faced a small-town leader's nightmare: a racist rally that spiraled out of control and ended in bloodshed. Two years later, Signer is on a mission of education — and atonement.
Jim CoanMy dear friend @MikeSigner is a dedicated, thoughtful, earnest, and brilliant advocate for a better future. And he's learned some hard lessons. I love him like a brother. NPR gives us a glimpse of him here
Mad Travelers: Reflections on the Reality of Transient Mental Illnesses (Page-Barbour Lectures) [Ian Hacking] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. It all began one morning last July when we noticed a young man of twenty-six crying in...
Jim Coan@Neuro_Skeptic Are you familiar with Ian Hacking’s work? I recommend Mad Travelers: Reflections on the Reality of Transient Mental Illnesses (Page-Barbour Lectures)
US President Donald Trump said Friday he was talking to the National Rifle Association to ensure their "very strong views" on gun control were respected in the wake of last weekend's back-to-back mass shootings, pitching himself as the America's...