Really good decisions tend to "good" because they are the summative outcome of multiple determining factors. Hence when considering what to do for a sabbatical project, I tried to craft something that would incorporate multiple interests and that weigh the real and probabilistic consequences of those choices to determine the best approach. Having said that, … Continue reading Side Note: Australia and New Zealand Highlights
Dr. Mike Corballis met me on the tiny island of Waiheke, a short ferry ride from downtown Aukland. He is an Emeritus Professor and Inaugural Creativity Fellow at the University of Aukland in New Zealand where he has served since 1978. His research is far-reaching in scope, his publications are theoretically provocative and speak to … Continue reading A Few Short Stories of Dr. Michael Corballis
Traveling to New Zealand has long been a fantasy journey for my family. Being here, now, I can tell you that it is real and it is spectacular. We started on the North Island in the city of Aukland where I met up with Dr. Michael Corballis (note: that conversation will be posted on this … Continue reading Photo journey: New Zealand
In this Journey to Psychology we have now traveled about 7,000 miles/11,000 kilometres in the United States and Canada, another 7,000mi/11,000km to get to Sydney, Australia, and then another 1300mi/2200km to get to Aukland NZ with an additional 150 mi/250km north from Aukland towards Whangarei Falls (pronounced Fang-err-ai). All told, our personal odometer for this … Continue reading Side note: Life on the other side of the road in New Zealand
In every risk there is the possibility of loss. It's a totally obvious statement, definitional really, but nonetheless true. I am now in northern California in the town where I grew up. In the house where I grew up. Both have changed a lot, and both are beautiful in ways both new and reminiscent of … Continue reading Side Journey: Risk & Reward
From sea to shining sea: we have now driven well over 6000 mi/10,000 km on our meandering Journey to Psychology and have reached the beautiful city of Seattle. Our route has taken us through major metropolitan areas in Boston, Toronto, Montreal, and Chicago, and through small towns in Wisconsin, Ohio, New Hampshire, the Dakotas, Wyoming, … Continue reading Side note: Northwest Passage!