Podcast Episode #1085: “Mindful Dishwashing”

Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to psycholinguist Jean Berko Gleason. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. The study is: “Washing Dishes to Wash the Dishes: Brief Instruction in an Informal Mindfulness Practice,” Adam W. Hanley, Alia R. Warner, Vincent M. Dehili, Angela I. Canto, and Eric L. Garland, Mindfulness, October 2015, vol. 6, no. […]

Dr Farahbakhsh’s infant washer-dryer invention (new patent)

Many are already accustomed to leaving the task of cleaning and drying the dirty dishes to a dishwasher – what if it were possible to do something similar with an infant in need of a diaper* change? A newly issued US patent granted to inventor Iman Farahbakhsh, of Quchan, Iran, explains the concept : “Changing […]