Author Archive - Joanna Weinberg, Ph.D.

The Importance of Sleep

There’s nothing like a toddler throwing a tantrum after missing her afternoon nap that underscores the importance of sleep – especially when it occurs in the Boston Commons on a beautiful spring day.  It’s not just two-year-olds that need adequate sleep however as research continues to demonstrate that sleep is an important factor of success […]

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Thinking Positive

One branch of psychology that has gained attention in recent years is the study of Positive Psychology. Positive Psychology, made popular by Martin Seligman during his term as the American Psychological Association president in 1998, focuses on mental healthiness as opposed to mental illness. In other words, psychologists and researchers seek to better understand what […]

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