Langer & Rodin (1976) Article Review
I. Preliminary Analysis of an Article
● What are the author’s credentials and institutional affiliation? ● Has the author’s work been cited by others? This will require you doing some looking around.
Dr. Ellen Langer, Ph.D., is a social psychologist and the first female professor to gain tenure in the Psychology Department at Harvard University. She is the author of eleven books and more than two hundred research articles written for general and academic readers on mindfulness for over 35 years. Her most recent book, the Wiley Mindfulness Handbook, is an anthology on mindfulness in which leading researchers integrate work derived from her western scientific theoretical base of mindfulness with research on eastern derived forms of meditation. It will be published in early 2014.
Judith Rodin is president of The Rockefeller Foundation, one of the world's leading philanthropic organizations. Since joining the Foundation in 2005, Dr. Rodin has recalibrated its focus to meet the challenges of the 21st century and today the Foundation supports and shapes innovations to expand opportunity worldwide and build greater resilience by helping people, communities and institutions prepare for, withstand and emerge stronger from acute shocks and chronic stresses. A widely recognized international leader in academia, science, and development issues, Dr. Rodin has actively participated in influential global forums. Dr. Rodin is also a member of the African Development Bank's High Level Panel and a Board member of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (cocreated by The Rockefeller Foundation). In November 2012, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo named Dr. Rodin to cochair the NYS 2100 Commission on longterm resilience following Superstorm Sandy,
II. The Introduction
● Has relevant research been adequately reviewed? That is, did you see any potential problems?
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