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    Why Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Is Right And Slate Magazine Is Out To Lunch

    Several months ago I received a call on my cell from a number I didn’t recognize. Usually I let such calls go to voice mail but for some reason I picked it up. A friendly raspy voice alleging to be Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. requested to speak to me. At first I thought it was […]

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    How Our Fear Of Perverts Is Damaging More Children Than The Perverts Themselves

    How’s that for a title? ‘Our fear of perverts is damaging children more than the perverts themselves’. The word ‘perverts’ is one I rarely use. But since it jumped out of the front page of the Metro this week, I thought, ‘Okay, if that’s what gets people to read articles, then I’m willing to try […]

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    Flu Shot During Pregnancy?

      A Reader Asks Dr. Feder: I’m 3 months pregnant and my doctor is encouraging me to get the flu shot. Is this safe for the baby?Although we have all suffered from influenza (flu) one time or another, many people don’t realize that the flu can be a severe illness. The flu is a contagious disease caused […]

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    Advocating for Childhood, Neurodiversity and Limbic Stimulation: A Three Part Series

    Part One of a Three Part Series There is a stunning juxtaposition occurring in the world right now that catalyzes me into action. It is the simultaneous occurrence of an increased scientific awareness of the neurobiological importance of early life and the escalation of violence against children. Indeed this violence attempts to completely eradicate childhood. […]

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    Is Facebook Wrong for Manipulating Moms and Dads in “Unethical” Science Experiment?

    The Facts: – Facebook Manipulated 689,003 Users’ Emotions for a Week for Questionable “Science” Research – 42% of new mothers and 26% of new fathers exhibit signs of clinical depression, states a JAMA article.  – Seven out of 10 moms have a Facebook profile and check their pages more than any other demographic. – Research […]

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