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Suffering from memories

Dr Bessel van der Kolk, a leading expert in the study of trauma, suggests that post-traumatic stress is a widespread problem in our society and that the solution to this problem may lie in going beyond traditional treatment. The symptoms of PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) are well known to most. People with PTSD suffer from […]

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The obligation to think with effort

The flawed mind When we think about human nature, the idea that we are rational beings is one that is generally accepted. Every day we are bombarded with a sea of situations which we must face by making decisions. However, research shows that we aren’t actually the author of our choices and actions that we […]