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Frisson – ‘aesthetic chills’ as a reaction to music

When I was a graduate student at Eastern Washington University, I wrote my master’s thesis on a phenomenon called frisson (pronounced free-sawh), a French term referring to the aesthetic chills that some people get when experiencing music […]

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 //   //  February 3, 2013  //  2 Comments

Shark Dreams

I dream all night, every night. Sometimes my dreams are so exciting that I wake up two or three times each night just to think about the events that were playing out and all of the […]

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 //   //  January 14, 2013  //  No Comments

Waiting for the Now to Pass

I would like to tell you what I have discovered about happiness in life. It’s not something I knew for a very long time and I get the impression that many people aren’t familiar with the […]

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 //   //  May 13, 2012  //  1 Comment

First

First i awake to find that the aliens and the Egyptians have placed a sarcophagus on my windowsill, where it stands with its Mona Lisa Smile, egging me on. And they, in a sky not quite […]

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 //   //  January 2, 2012  //  No Comments

We Are Who We Are, Part 1 & Part 2

Part 1 This story begins in the Spring of 2009, when I attended a psychology conference being held in Portland. Following the morning meetings at the convention hall, three or four female students from my university […]

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Study Simpler
December 7, 2013  //  No Comments
Study Simpler contains fifty-two study skills interventions that students, parents, and educators can rely on to lay a s ...
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Frisson – ‘aesthetic chills’ as a reaction to music
June 3, 2016  //  No Comments
When I was a graduate student at Eastern Washington University, I wrote my master’s thesis on a phenomenon called ...
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The First Time I Wanted To Punch Someone
May 13, 2012  //  No Comments
I was in nursery at church. It was snack time. A man came around handing out cookies. He held mine out to me and then, a ...
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Study Simpler
December 7, 2013  //  No Comments
Study Simpler contains fifty-two study skills interventions that students, parents, and educators can rely on to lay a s ...