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Non-Academic Publications


In addition to my research, I have published a few articles in non-academic outlets:

Adler, J.M. (May 4, 2015). Our personal stories matter for our mental health. Character and Context, the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Blog.

Brewster, A. & Adler, J.M. (January 1, 2015). Boundary crossing: When doctors and patients get personal for better health. WBUR (Boston's National Public Radio Station) CommonHealth Blog.

Adler, J.M. (December, 2014). Teaching personality to non-majors. P: The Official Newsletter of the Association for Research in Personality.

Brewster, A. & Adler, J.M. (July 28, 2014). The healing power of stories, Invited blog post for the Arthur P. Gold Foundation.

I spent a year as a guest blogger for WBUR's (Boston's National Public Radio station) Commonhealth Blog, which is a forum for news, conversation and analysis of health-related topics.  Here are my posts:

    How same-sex marriage laws shape couples' mental health (December 14, 2012)

        Featured on on Dec 16, 2012

    Patient's death highlights medicine's promise and failure (July 30, 2012)

    How the media cover the brain (May 4, 2012)

        Featured on on May 6, 2012

    Imagining the future of psychotherapy  (February 22, 2012)

        Selected by Alan Kraut, Executive Director of the Association for Psychological Science, for

        inclusion in a talk titled "Psychological Science is Important"

Adler , J.M. (November, 2006).  Stories of our selves, stories of redemption, Invited Cover Story Article, Bates College Magazine.


Adler, J.M. (October 2, 2006).  Letter to the Editor, The New Yorker, (topic: the Yerkes-Dodson law and stage fright).


Adler, J.M. & Poulin, M. (August 28, 2006).  Letter to the Editor, Newsweek, (topic: narratives of 9/11).


Adler, J.M. (2006). Bring Your Brain to Class Day and other lessons from the Graduate Teaching Certificate Program.  Searle Center for Teaching Excellence at Northwestern University Newsletter, 1(2), 6.