Michael Gurian and the Gurian Institute are honored to have been featured in national, professional, and regional media. This page features a number of those stories in mainstream and other media regarding our work in the fields of Education, Psychology, and Parenting.
The Wonder of Aging Interview has been chosen as “Best of Beyond 50.”Michael Gurian’s latest book encourages us to embrace the stages of our aging. View it HERE.
Psychology Today: We Owe to Our Sons What We’ve Given Our Daughters
Boys are not men; they are children, and they need our attention now.
New York Times: How Oedipus Wrecks
“The finding of the father,” Joseph Campbell told Bill Moyers, “has to do with finding your own character and destiny.” In the Oedipal myth, the son goes out into the world to prove himself, then returns to unknowingly kill the father and marry the mother.
USA Today: Boys Need a Purpose in Life
Author Michael Gurian is the father of two daughters, but he says society has paid too much attention to girls, and now it’s the boys’ turn.
Kelley Ward HubPages: Parenting Boys: What Boys Need From Moms
Most moms would do anything to enhance their child’s quality of life. Even with this great level of devotion, many moms of boys admit raising boys is both a joy and a challenge.
Toledo Blade: Boys and girls don’t learn the same ways
Even when its owner is bored, a normal female human’s brain is active, with electronic scans showing blips of energy scattered throughout. A “resting” male brain, by contrast, is virtually inactive except for the part that regulates bodily systems.
Washington Post: More Schools Trying Separation of the Sexes
Proponents of same-sex schooling argue that girls and boys are too often shortchanged by coed classrooms and that students from lower-income families deserve access to learning environments once exclusive to private schools. Advocates also cite emerging research that indicates gender differences in brains and cognitive development.
Newsweek: The Trouble With Boys They’re kinetic, maddening and failing at school. Now educators are trying new ways to help them succeed.
ASCD Educational Leadership: Teaching to the Minds of Boys Is something wrong with the way we’re teaching boys? One elementary school thought so and decided to implement boy-friendly strategies that produced remarkable results.
Chattanooga, Tennessee —News Channel 9 ABC The Effects of Social Media on Teens
Gilbert, Arizona — 7 EV teen suicides in 6 weeks alarm schools
Phoenix, Arizona — Valley high school holding suicide prevention event for parents, educators
Tempe, Arizona — 7 Teen Suicides Heighten Concerns
Phoenix, Arizona — Parents declare teen suicide epidemic in Chandler
Gilbert, Arizona — Mental-Health Town Hall To Address Student Stress, Suicides
Chandler, Arizona — Two women raise awareness about important causes
Mainland, China – Single-sex schools see a revival in mainland China
Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Nova High School moves forward with single-gender initiative
Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Dillard Elementary PreK- 5), Charles Drew Elementary, Old Tactic Gets New Use: Public Schools Separate Girls and Boys
Philadelphia, PA – Southwest Leadership Academy Charter School (PreK-8) School finds success, focuses on gender differences
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Daniel Amen, M.D.
Founder of the Amen Clinics
Author of Change Your Brain, Change Your Life
James Connor, Ph.D.
Department of Communications
Specializing in academic issues, historical analysis, contemporary technology
Scott Haltzman, M.D.
Specializing in marriage, family, and male development
Author of The Secrets of Happily Married Men
Dr. Linda Karges-Bone
Professor of Education
Charleston Southern University
Specializing in Brain-Based Education
Gene Dire, M.A.
Catholic Charities of Spokane
Lloyd Halpern, M.D.
Providence Medical Center
Specializing in Medical Health and Pediatrics
Frances R. Spielhagen, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Mount Saint Mary College
330 Powell Avenue
Newburgh, NY 12550
Editor of Debating Single-Sex Education: Separate and Equal?
Michele Borba, Ed.D.
Specializing in building moral learning communities
Author of Building Moral Intelligence
Adie Goldberg, LCSW
Psychiatric Social Worker
Specializing in girl’s and women’s issues
Ashland Providence Hospital
Gregory Jantz, Ph.D.
Psychologist and Founder
The Center, A Place of Hope
Recovery and Mental Health Centers, Seattle, Washington
Harold S. Koplewicz, M.D.
The Child Mind Institute
New York, N.Y.
Psychiatry Department, Bellevue Hospital Center
Deborah L. Ruf, Ph.D.
Founder, Educational Options
Legacy Award winner for Losing Our Minds: Gifted Children left Behind.
Specializing in assessments and consulting for gifted children and adults.
Tracey J. Shors, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology
Center for Collaborative Neuroscience
Specializing in research on the effects of stress on males and females
Terry Trueman, M.S.
Co-Author, Boys and Girls Learn Differently!
Printz Honor winner for Stuck In Neutral
Specializing in youth literature, culture and entertainment
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