Saybrook faculty member Kirk Schneider recently appeared on KQED radio to discuss his new book "The Polarized Mind," and talk up some of the latest findings in existential-humanistic psychology.
With host Michael Krasny, Scheider explores topics ranging from a better approach to political problem solving to how to raise children who are inspired, rather than frightened, by life.
Everyone in the world now has access to unparalleled communication technology: but do we know how to talk to each other?
Welcome to the new Tower of Babel. Peace and prosperity depends upon businessmen in urban China knowing how to talk to software designers in Russia, and Muslim police officers in Michigan. Texas oil workers need to understand what they’re hearing when a Brazilian trade delegation meets with the American Chamber of Commerce, and monks in Burma need to communicate effectively with the World Health Organization.
The extraordinary diversity of the world is both a strength and a challenge: we have more to offer each other … if we can understand each other. But that’s harder than ever.
Now Saybrook University, the leading center for scholarship in Humanistic Psychology for the last 40 years, is rising to the challenge. Its School of Clinical Psychology has just announced it will be offering Certificate in Multicultural Psychology.