How can testing hypotheses help a person?

Harold Camping is in the news because he predicted the end of the world, beginning with earthquakes on May 26, 2011. I credit him for stating a testable hypothesis. Stating testable hypotheses is an important part of the scientific method, which has brought humanity a great amount of knowledge and progress. The idea is to [...]

May 22, 2011.     Category: Uncategorized.   7 Comments.

Renewing Romantic Relationships

Two UNE students and I have just started studies of interventions intended to improve romantic relationships. One study aims to increase caring behaviors. The other aims to increase the excitement of the relationship. Champagne tends to go flat after a period of time — a romantic relationship can too.  The good thing is that couples [...]

May 13, 2011.     Category: Uncategorized.   4 Comments.