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Laurel Hughes, Psy.D. Interviewed on “Igniting a Nation”

Want to hear cogjam discussed, in a different context? Here’s your chance. Yesterday I participated in a one-hour interview by Rabbi Eric Walker, host of the faith-based program, “Igniting a Nation.” It was a wonderful opportunity to dive into what science and religion have to offer one another, as we sort out how to cope […]

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The Re-posting Fix: Our Latest New Addiction?

By now, everyone to some degree recognizes that today’s real enemy is political divisiveness itself, rather than the particular political figures or persuasions that fall victim to it. Likewise, plenty of evidence has revealed that divisive social media posts and conspiracy theory revelations are often perpetrated by hostile foreign operatives, ones with whom we would […]

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Surviving the Impeachment Hearings

Here we are, again. Welcome to the latest installment of cogjam–one to easily have us following lemmings over the virtual cliff. Impeachment hearing broadcasts further drive the wedges between those of differing opinions. The gut brain can’t help but react. It perceives threats within disagreeable statements and behavior, no matter which side of the divide. […]

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COGJAM IN THE NEWS: Who’s the Real Enemy?

“We must keep up the good fight! A good, strong offense, and brave defense!” Over morning coffee I heard these words uttered by someone who supported a certain side of our current political divide. Actually, I’ve heard people on either side express similar sentiments. In spite of being polar opposites, both perspectives are driven by […]

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COGJAM IN THE NEWS: Black or White Reasoning

Good morning! “COGJAM IN THE NEWS” installments begin this week. I hope you find them useful as you sort out divisive community and fractured science crossing your paths. Today, a Florida story shared the plight of a moderate congresswoman. She was sitting on the fence about the impeachment inquiry. Eventually she encountered enough evidence to […]