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Teeing-Off, in the Spirit of Education

April 21, 2011

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PUTNEY – Summer is almost here, and what that means around these parts is the arrival of the annual Landmark College Golf Classic. The tournament, which is being held for its fifth consecutive year, is taking place on Friday, June 17, 2011, at the Haystack Golf Club, located approximately thirty miles west of our campus, […]

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Opinion: An Olympic Quality Disability

March 4, 2010

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Many of today’s Olympic athletes hold in common certain behavioral and attitude characteristics that seem to give them an edge in competition. Qualities such as hyperactivity, hyper-focus, creative thinking, restlessness, impulsivity, enjoyment from ‘unnecessary’ risk taking, and many other possible traits that manifest from AD/HD, ADD, and dyslexia, have long been defined with negative connotations, […]

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DSM V Revisions Proposed: AD/HD May Be Due for Change

March 4, 2010

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In early February the American Psychological Association (APA) released a draft version of the 2013 Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, Fifth Edition (DSM-V). The manual is the cornerstone of diagnostic mental health professionals, containing the diagnostic codes and definitions of psychiatric conditions accepted by the APA. It’s the most commonly referred to publication in the field […]

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