Author Archives: Tracy Cooper

05/31 – Toward a Creative Criticality: Revisiting Critical Thinking

Feature Articles / May 2018

Tracy Cooper

It seems to me what is called for is an exquisite balance between two conflicting needs: the most skeptical scrutiny of all hypotheses that are served up to us and at the same time a great openness to new ideas. Obviously those two modes of thought are in some tension. But if you are able to exercise only one of these modes, whichever one it is, you’re in deep trouble” –Carl Sagan…

10/9 – The Highly Sensitive Integral Leader

Feature Articles / August-November 2015

Tracy M. Cooper, Ph.D.


This paper presents a view of emergence as an integral leader in the community of individuals who have the personality trait sensory processing sensitivity, aka: highly sensitive people or HSPs.  Written from a first person point of view I specifically recount the organic pathway that eventually led to my emergence as a leader in the field of HSP research and leadership as it relates to the release of the documentary movie …