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LOA Daily – 01.26.18

Way Out There: A Negative Thinker’s Straw Man Wendy and Walt discuss some of the criticisms leveled at positive psychology, as well as some of the whackier claims made by some advocates of LOA. In particular, we discuss the claims of Derek Beres, author of the book, “Whole Motion: Training Your Brain and Body For Optimal Health”. We also examine …

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LOA Daily – 01.03.18

Positive Psychology’s Impact on The Field of Psychology Positive psychology has made tremendous inroads in the field of psychology over the past 25 years or so, but it still has plenty of critics within the field. We take a closer look at where some of the resistance meets the vortex.   Download this episode (right click and save)

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Higher dietary fiber intake in young women may reduce breast cancer risk

Boston, MA – Women who eat more high-fiber foods during adolescence and young adulthood–especially lots of fruits and vegetables–may have significantly lower breast cancer risk than those who eat less dietary fiber when young, according to a new large-scale study led by researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The study will be published online February 1, 2016 …