31 Mar 2018

Harvard University to offer ‘Miss Vanjie’ course

She may have been the first to be sent home from Season 10 of RuPaul’s Drag Race, but “Miss Vanjie” is headed to Harvard University.

The spunky drag queen alter-ego of Jose Cancel, 26, became the inspiration for a psychology course on “the sense of self in contemporary society,” which the Ivy League school will begin offering as “PSYC G-8008: Miss Vanjie & The Sense Of Self In Postmodern America” beginning in the Fall 2018 semester.

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25 Jul 2017

Psychiatry group tells members they can defy ‘Goldwater rule’ and comment on Trump’s mental health

A leading psychiatry group has told its members they should not feel bound by a longstanding rule against commenting publicly on the mental state of public figures — even the president.

The statement, an email this month from the executive committee of the American Psychoanalytic Association to its 3,500 members, represents the first significant crack in the profession’s decades-old united front aimed at preventing experts from discussing the psychiatric aspects of politicians’ behavior. It will likely make many of its members feel more comfortable speaking openly about President Trump’s mental health.

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25 Jan 2016

A Harvard psychologist says people judge you based on 2 criteria when they first meet you

People size you up in seconds, but what exactly are they evaluating?

Harvard Business School professor Amy Cuddy has been studying first impressions alongside fellow psychologists Susan Fiske and Peter Glick for more than 15 years, and has discovered patterns in these interactions.

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13 Jun 2015

Racial identity disorder is real, says leading psychologist

Boston, MA — Racial identity disorder – otherwise known as racial dysphoria – is a real and valid condition affecting millions of Americans and it is time that it is acknowledged as such, a leading psychologist and expert on racial identity issues has claimed.

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04 Mar 2011

Nude therapist takes off (and takes it all off) in New York

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