Kenny Luck

January 2, 2019

Planning and Sticking to New Year’s Resolutions

It is customary this time of year for individuals to make New Year’s resolutions. Many of these goals may include to lose weight, save money, or […]
December 29, 2018

Gratitude for the Holidays

The holidays are upon us. And each year, many of us are bombarded with messages of consumerism and get tied up with worry about buying gifts […]
December 21, 2018

Obedience to Authority: Lessons in Psychology from the Milgram Experiment

The 1960s and 1970s appeared to be the high-water mark for social psychology. During that time, many famous experiments were conducted that we are still learning […]
December 13, 2018

Pathways to Artificial Intelligence: What Does Our Future Hold?

In recent years, talk of artificial intelligence (A.I.), its development, and how it will shape our future has intensified. Already, simple forms of A.I.—or, Artificial Narrow […]
December 6, 2018

International Day of Persons with Disabilities

December 3rd is designated as the “International Day of Persons with Disabilities.” Having a day designated to recognize individuals with disabilities remains important for several reasons. […]
November 27, 2018

“Outgroup” vs. “Ingroup”: A Brief Look at Immigration through Allport’s “Contact Hypothesis”

People have been immigrating to and from different places around the world since there have been people to inhabit the world. But, that said, the topic […]
November 22, 2018

The Psychology of Conspiracy Theories: What Are they? Who Believes Them? Any Why are They So Hard to Get Rid Of?

Conspiracy theories are having a kind of a moment right now. Although some conspiracy theories are decades old, the current political climate has given rise to […]
November 14, 2018

World Kindness Day

November 13th is “World Kindness Day”—a day dedicated to kindness, understanding, and tolerance. Since 1998, when the first World Kindness Day took place, advocates have encouraged […]
November 7, 2018

Does Being More Conscientious Impact Your Income, Employment?

Decades ago, research psychologists began to settle the question of personality. For a long time, different personality models competed for attention: Can you really narrow down […]
November 1, 2018

Domestic Violence Awareness Month Just Happened . . . Now What?

Domestic violence against women is, regrettably, a worldwide phenomenon which has not been abated in recent years . . . despite good faith policy-level attempts to […]
October 23, 2018

Celebrate ‘Red Ribbon Week’: Drug-Free America

October 23 – 31 has been designated “Drug-Free America,” or, “Red Ribbon Week.” In recent years, this has taken on a special significance, since the United […]
October 16, 2018

What to Know about ADD and ADHD

In the late 1980s and early 1990s, the rates of diagnoses of attention deficit disorder (ADD) and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) began to rise. Since then, more […]