The Intellectual Wonderland of Dr. Alison Gopnik

Dr. Alison Gopnik is inspired by the scientific vision of young children. Without the preconceptions, the extensive set of cognitive heuristics, and the rigid approaches to problem-solving we adopt in adulthood, children see the world with a sense of exploration. Dr. Gopnik and her colleagues have shown young children to be incredible problem-solvers, creative theoreticians, … Continue reading The Intellectual Wonderland of Dr. Alison Gopnik

Running Down a Dream with Dr. Allison Harvey

Scalable, accessible, affordable interventions define the aims of Dr. Allison Harvey's research with mental illness.  She is a professor at the University of California -- Berkeley, the Director of the Golden Bear Sleep and Mood Research Clinic, and an award-winning scholar who is partnering with community clinics across northern California to work towards the realization … Continue reading Running Down a Dream with Dr. Allison Harvey

Insomnia and the Vicious Psychological Cycle

I very recently spoke with Dr. Allison Harvey (University of California -- Berkeley) and will soon be posting on that conversation. As ever, in advance of that conversation I endeavored to complete a deep dive on her background, and, in this case, that included many articles relating to her major scholarly topic: sleep disorders. At … Continue reading Insomnia and the Vicious Psychological Cycle