Kenny Luck

September 11, 2022

A Look Inside the Criminal Mind

For decades, law enforcement, psychologists, and other mental health professionals have attempted to understand the criminal mind – with some success and some limitations. Many theories […]
September 11, 2022

Thinking about Time: A Look at Time Perspective Theory (TPT)

Time is a concept that cuts across disciplines. In the academic study of history, historians typically focus on the written record of humanity, which generally goes […]
August 14, 2022

Looking Through the Sociological Lens of Exercise

Of course, most Americans know the mantra by now: “Exercise is good for you,” and “People should exercise more.” These oft-repeated pieces of advance aren’t necessarily […]
August 6, 2022

August is a Month of Reflection

By Kenneth Luck, Ph.D. The long summer days that sit between the Fourth of July and Labor Day in the United States are sometimes called “the […]
August 1, 2022

The Japanese Contentments

Although our world is more connected than ever because of digital technologies, there are still traditions from all around the globe that Westerners (and, in particular, […]
July 12, 2022

Developing the Mindset of a Champion

In his book, “How Champions Think: In Sports and in Life,” Bob Rotella, Ph.D., breaks down the psychology of exceptional individuals. According to Rotella, there are […]
June 24, 2022

June is PTSD Awareness Month

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a mental disorder that impacts millions of Americans each year. Often, PTSD is associated with military veterans, which do, in fact, […]
June 5, 2022

June is Men’s Health Month

June is “Men’s Health Month.” With summer just underway, it’s the time of year when individuals start – or have already begun – some type of […]
May 28, 2022

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Increasingly, more and more attention is being paid to mental health. This is good news, particularly because – for many, many decades (even for centuries) – […]
March 18, 2022

How Trees Can Be Therapeutic

How Trees Can Be Therapeutic In the United States, roughly 80 percent of the population lives in urban or suburban environments, while only about 20 percent […]
March 5, 2022

The Future of Psychedelics as Treatments for Mental Illness

In 1943, a Swiss chemist, Albert Hofmann, “discovered (five years earlier) the psychoactive molecule that came to be known as LSD.” Lysergic Acid diethylamide (LSD), which, […]
February 13, 2022

‘Wintering: The Power of Rest and Retreat’

In her 2020 book, “Wintering: The Power or Rest and Retreat in Difficult Times,” author Kathrine May explores the merits of stepping back and taking time […]