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Alan E. Kazdin , Ph.D., is the John M. Musser Professor of Psychology and Child Psychiatry at Yale University and Director of the Yale Parenting Center. His work on parenting and childrearing has been featured on NPR, PBS, the BBC, and he has appeared on the Today Show , Good Morning America , ABC News , 20/20 , and Dr. Phil . He frequently lectures to parents, educators, and business groups interested in learning the latest research and techniques of childrearing. Carlo Rotella writes regularly for the New York Times Magazine , and he is a columnist for the Boston Globe . His work has also appeared in the New Yorker , ; Harper's , Slate , and The Best American Essays , and on WGBH. He is director of American Studies and professor of English at Boston College.