Picciotto to be Recognized with Marion Spencer Fay Award
The Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership of Drexel University College of Medicine will award its 2020 Marion Spencer Fay Award to Marina Picciotto, PhD, Charles B.G. Murphy Professor of Psychiatry and Professor in the Child Study Center, of Neuroscience and of Pharmacology at Yale School of Medicine.
YJBM 2018-2019 Colloquium Series: "Top-down Regulation of Attention by Prefrontal Cortex: Dysfunction in Attention Disorders" on March 25
Dr. Amy Arnsten will speak from 2:30-3:30 p.m. on March 25th in BCMM 206/208 (295 Congress St.), delivering a lecture titled: "Top-down Regulation of Attention by Prefrontal Cortex: Dysfunction in Attention Disorders." Light refreshments will be provided.
Does stress make us forgetful?
Stress can be memory’s best friend. But when you forget where you put the car keys, stress can also make you feel stupid. One expert, Rajita Sinha, a professor of psychiatry and neurobiology at Yale University, sorts through the effects of stress on memory, and its troubling relationship to dementia.Source: Wall Street Journal
Emotions Shape Our Relationships
The way we feel about people affects whether we want to be with them, talk to them, work with them, and put the extra effort in to support them. Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence Marc Brackett and Robin Stern recount how a former colleague made an impact on their emotions and help us identify how our own feelings can affect how we interact with others.Source: Medium
Selena Gomez Swears By A Mood Meter To Up Her Emotional Intelligence
Selena Gomez debuted her mental health platform, Wondermind. On the website, you can find all kinds of articles on the topic, from self-care strategies to journaling prompts to tips on how to quell anxiety. The latest to be shared is a “Mood Meter" which was created by Marc Brackett, a professor and the director of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence.Source: The Zoe Report
All About Happiness: Definition, Health Effects, and How to Be Happier Every Day
What leads to happiness? Every year, lists like the WHR attempt to measure and quantify happiness. (It’s a collaborative effort of universities, research groups, and Gallup World Poll data.) “When people talk about happiness, they’re usually talking about their overall well-being,” says Robin Stern, PhD, a psychoanalyst and the associate director of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence in New Haven, Connecticut. Emotions like joy and excitement can contribute to well-being, she says, but so do broader feelings of fulfillment, contentment, and achievement.Source: Everyday Health
Self-Awareness: The Secret to Making Sound Decisions
Emotions are information that can guide us to make better-informed decisions. However, emotions also can unconsciously cloud our thinking and our ability to make good choices. Self-awareness of our emotions can help our decision making process.Source: Medium
Emotions Matter: Social-Emotional Learning & The RULER Approach at The Willows
The Willows Community School in Culver City, CA leverages RULER as an approach to social and emotional learning that prepares students to become adults who value empathy, make sound decisions, and practice ethical behavior.Source: Wisdom of the Willows