Questions & Answers

This month my task is to clarify my research questions and methods in greater detail. Today I mind mapped all the ideas I had and formed some questions as follows: Overall research question: Does traditional storytelling have an effect on adolescent emotional aptitude (that is emotional ability) This then breaks Read more…

The Intertwined Brain

‘what we are born with is what worked best for the last 50,000 human generations’ (Daniel Goleman, Emotional Intelligence, p5)   In Emotional Intelligence Goleman discusses what happens when ‘passions overwhelm reason.’ Our reactions to the world around us have evolved over time. These ‘automatic reactions’ are extremely important in Read more…

Laura Perls

Living at the Boundary book review and thoughts. ‘It is a false question whether to repress or not to repress aggression. Since aggression is an indispensable ingredient of human makeup, we have to use it, to develop it into a valuable instrument for the management of our lives.’ (Laura Perls, Read more…