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Message on the occasion of Marilyn Langevin’s retirement from the Institute for Stuttering Treatment and Research

Recently, I’ve had the opportunity to send a message to Dr. Marilyn Langevin on the occasion of her retirement from the Institute for Stuttering Treatment and Research (ISTAR) in Edmonton. My message on the occasion of Marilyn Langevin’s retirement from ISTAR I first met Dr. Marilyn Langevin when I attended a three-week ISTAR clinic in […]

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Stories and frames

Stories and frames Update: The ‘Arab spring’ topic is of much interest. We have many choices regarding how we contextualize – that is, frame, or place within a framework – pivotal events (inflection points) that arose years ago. At all times, our access to the past, to history in whichever form, is through the portal […]

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When immersed in a story we may tend to let down our guard

A Dec. 29, 2015 New Yorker article is entitled: “How Stories Deceive.” The book refers to a book by Jerome Bruner: Actual minds, possible worlds (1986). The wider topic concerns scams and scamming. One of the protections against scamming is evidence-based practice by which I refer to an orientation that focuses on the quality (e.g., […]

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Back stories related to Volkswagen emissions scandal

Updates An Oct. 15, 2015 CBC article is entitled: “Volkswagen ordered to recall 2.4 million vehicles in Germany with emissions-evading software.” An Oct. 13, 2015 Globe and Mail article is entitled: “After VW: Ethical business and the question of honesty.” An online journal article, of relevance with regard to the concept of ethical business, is […]