What Makes for a “Healthy Tribe?”

Tribal beliefs and behaviors have kept us going for millennia. Safety in numbers and dependable social supports are key to human health and survival. In this day of philosophical divides, however, our tribal tendencies seem to be going awry: Our differences from other “tribes” get overemphasized, and we lose track of our common ground. We […]

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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 […]