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  • The Psychology of Sports
    December 1, 2008 Dr. Linda Hancock

    The Psychology of Sports

    I'm not much of an athlete but I have been described by others as being "a good sport". That has more to do with my attitude than my ability. Over the past few decades, the combination of Psychology and sports...

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  • The Psychology of Winter!
    December 1, 2008 Dr. Linda Hancock

    The Psychology of Winter!

    It's winter! That cold and snowy time of year when people change their lifestyle to suit the environment and wonder about times past and future. We welcome the sight of pure white snow piled in amazing configurations over ground and...

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  • These Are the Heroes!
    November 30, 2008 Dr. Linda Hancock

    These Are the Heroes!

    I hate it when people are rude. I hate war and abuse and systems that don't work well. But today, most of all, I hate Multiple Sclerosis because it has attacked my sister. Debbie was a very lively, risk-taking child...

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  • Expert Witness
    November 26, 2008 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Expert Witness

    Psychologists who work with individuals about legal matters often are required to prepare reports or serve as witnesses in Court. In June I flew to Vancouver to attend a workshop entitled "Becoming an Expert Expert Witness". Dr. Stanley L. Brodsky...

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  • Having ADHD Can Be a Good Thing!
    November 23, 2008 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Having ADHD Can Be a Good Thing!

    Place the palm of your hand over your forehead. The area behind the palm is the frontal lobe of your brain. It houses executive function which is similar to the principal of a school setting the direction for the body...

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  • Best Interests of the Child - Separation and Divorce
    November 12, 2008 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Best Interests of the Child - Separation and Divorce

    Because I have had the privilege of working in Child Welfare, three school systems, Mental Health and private practice I have learned a great deal about how people think. Frequently I hear the term "best interests of the child" and...

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  • A Public or Private Matter?
    November 30, 2006 Dr. Linda Hancock

    A Public or Private Matter?

    I'm confused! Over the past few months there has been a great deal of controversy at both federal and provincial levels about the possibility of creating a two-tiered system of health care in our country. Former Premier Klein introduced what...

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  • Judging Can Cause Problems
    November 25, 2006 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Judging Can Cause Problems

    On February 27, 2006 Canada made history by publicly interviewing a candidate who had been nominated for the Supreme Court of Canada. In a television forum lasting more than 3 hours, The Honourable Justice Mr. Marshall E. Rothstein of Manitoba...

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  • Recognizing We're All in This Together!
    September 30, 2006 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Recognizing We're All in This Together!

    A couple of years ago I travelled to Jamaica. I'm not a typical tourist who sits on the beach with a Margarita. I loaded my luggage with supplies for this third-world country and arranged to visit three schools and an...

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