By: Aaron Balick

The Real Psychological Motivation Behind Social Networking

It’s one of the simplest of words in the English language; four letters, one syllable. It comes with a nifty blue...

Twitter encourages aphoristic thinking: how’s that for a short title?

Whatever happened to the aphorism? I was beginning to think it was a lost art, very much like the maxim. Aphorisms...

Young People, Social Networking, and Mental Health: time for a national strategy*

Young people go online first. They go to Google to research their school work; express themselves (and compare themselves) on Facebook...

The Master: a perversion of psychoanalysis incited by the compulsion to repeat

Paul Thomas Anderson’s The Master is a psychological film, while at the same time it’s a film about psychology. No, not...

In Skyfall, M stands for Mother

Fifty years ago Bond broke his way onto our screens with Dr. No. I’ll do the maths for you: it was...

The Shining: A family can be scary enough

This week the US version of the iconic Stanley Kubric film The Shining has been re-released in the UK. As the...