In a paper he recently co-authored, Rothschild argues that the anger sparked by moral outrage can sometimes be motivated by self-interest rather than a genuine concern for others.
The power of positive thinking is often touted by self-help gurus as the path out of hardship toward an improved quality of life. But, as a recent Newsweek article points out, a number of studies find that negative emotions have an important role to play in a person’s overall psychological health.
Bowdoin professor collaborates with staff at Mid Coast Hospital to teach a new course in Mindulfness-based Stress Reduction: a meditative technique that reduces harmful stress levels in the body
The following is a complete list of new Bowdoin classes as they are described in the course catalog, plus comment from the faculty teaching the course.