Saturday, July 19, 2008

Weekly Psych News Roundup

Being A Good Sport Can Mean Having A Good Life
Many parents can tell you of the life-changing influence sports have had on their kids during difficult times. Martin Jones, a University of Alberta research scientist, told the Edmonton Journal the myriad ways sports teach kids life skills.

Software Developer Dies In Fall
Steven Thomas, the 36-year-old founder of Webroot Software, died of injuries sustained in a fall from Pali, a cliff 1,000 feet in the air above Honolulu. It wasn't explicitly declared a suicide, but Thomas did suffer from bipolar disorder. His wife told that he had been depressed about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and thought both the government and space aliens were after him.Sphere: Related Content

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