Author Archives: Susan Sheffer

About Susan Sheffer

Professor of Psychology at Lewis University Areas of expertise include Psychology of Religion (relationship between science and faith); Health Psychology (physician-patient relationships/treatment compliance); Social Psychology (relationships); Psychology in the Workplace (Industrial/Organizational Psychology); Statistics; and pedagogy.

Why Can’t We All Just Get Along? Government Shut-Down from a Psychological Perspective

  Yesterday the United States government shut down because Democrats and Republicans could not come to an agreement on….well, anything. Why can’t our elected officials set aside their differences for the good of the country?…