Tag: American Dream

“Can You Think Yourself into a Different Person?”

Will Storr, for Mosaic Science, wades into the world of neuroplasticity and explores to what extent our brains are capable of changing through adulthood. He asks if the tendency to overemphasize the findings of epigenetics and neuroplasticity isn’t tied to our cultural belief that individuals are totally free to create themselves and pursue the American dream.

Poverty & Serious Mental illness: Connecting the Dots

Judging from the responses of several readers, certainly not all, to my previous post of March 7, “Poverty & Mental Illness: You Can't Have...