Veronica Ryan's Articles
Education & Parenting, Good Living
Are "Chinese Mothers" Superior?
Veronica Ryan January 26, 2011
In her controversial Wall Street Journal article “Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior,” Amy Chua bemoans the preoccupation of Western parents with preserving their children's "psyches," often by way of sheltering them from unpleasant truths (such as the need to lose excess weight) or sparing them the responsibility of hard work…
Good Living, Science & Technology
Demystifying Newton: The Force Behind the Genius
Veronica Ryan November 20, 2008
Presents key evidence in support of the basic motive that drove Isaac Newton to decode the nature of the physical world, and leaves the widely accepted Freudian view of his motive wanting.
Arts & Culture, Good Living
Mr. Jekyll and Dr. House: The Reason-Emotion Split as Manifested in House, M.D.
Veronica Ryan November 20, 2006
Examines the popular television series House, M.D., zeros in on its main flaw—acceptance of the reason-emotion dichotomy and all that it entails—and shows why this potentially excellent show is tragically mixed.