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Daniel Glass

About Daniel Glass

Daniel Glass is a master’s student at SUNY New Paltz, and has a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania. He is interested in evolutionary approaches to clinical psychology. Evolved This Way explores this burgeoning field, which uses evolution to understand, classify, and treat mental disorders and other clinical phenomena.

Evolutionary Clinical Psychology at HBES 2012! (Part 2)

Sorry it’s taken a long time to get to Part 2! I’m moving to Boston at the end of the month, and preparations for that have kept me well crazy. (Click here to read Part 1). Okay, so Saturday’s talk … Continue reading

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Evolutionary Clinical Psychology at HBES 2012! (Part 1)

The Human Behavior and Evolution Society held its 24th annual meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico from June 14th-17th. A staggering amount of knowledge was presented, and if you want to know more about it, see the conference page, program, or Google … Continue reading

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Evolutionary Clinical Stuff at HBES 2012

The 2012 Human Behavior and Evolution Society conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico has posted its schedule (available here), and I’m thrilled to report that clinical content is well-represented! There is an entire talk section entitled “Darwinian Challenges to DSM and … Continue reading

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The Poor DSM: Atheoretical, Overpathologizing, and Friendless?

If you know anything about clinical or counseling psychology, chances are you’ve heard of the Diagnostics and Statistics Manual of Mental Disorders, currently in its fourth edition. It’s the standard for the identification and diagnosis of mental illness.The fifth edition … Continue reading

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Bayesian Statistics is Not Esoteric! It’s Groovy!

This past weekend, I attended an introductory talk and workshop on Bayesian statistics at Vassar given by Indian University professor John Kruschke. Before I go on, I’d like to make three points very clear: 1) This post isn’t so much … Continue reading

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I’m Not the Only One!

After thinking for several months that I was the only person with a blog about evolutionary clinical psychology, I’ve come across the excellent blogs of Emily Deans, M.D. Their focus is largely on how modern (unhealthy and unnatural) diets can … Continue reading

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Phobias: Prepared and Acquired–Real and Linguistic

I had been intending to do a post on phobias for a few weeks, when fellow EvoS Blogger Kaitlyn Andersen came in and scooped me on it. For reasons mentioned by Kaitlyn, the area of phobias is one very obvious … Continue reading

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Darwinian Psychiatry, Evolutionary Psychopathology, Clinical Sociobiology, and so on…

You can tell an academic discipline is in its infancy when there are ten times as many names for it as there are graduate programs dedicated to its study. Such is the case with evolutionary clinical psychology…or should that be … Continue reading

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