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May 28, 2020

The Psychology of Sound: How We Perceive Sound Isn’t as Straightforward as You Think

On its face, the psychology of sound seems pretty straightforward: Something out in the natural world makes a noise, and we hear it. But, as it […]
May 22, 2020

Exercising During a Pandemic

Experts have almost always stressed in the importance of exercise. That said, however, since the on-set of the COVID-19 outbreak, gyms have been closed, and it […]
May 14, 2020

Is Violence Ever Necessary? A Controversial Look at the Use of Force

Violence in our culture tends to be looked at through two lenses. In the first way, violence is glorified by popular culture. It should come as […]
May 6, 2020

May 1, or, “Beltane,” is a Day Rooted in History and Celebration

In the northeast part of the United States, Spring, which officially began on Thurs., March 19, 2020, has felt a little muted. First, most Americans have […]
April 29, 2020

Yoga: The Rewards and Benefits

As shelter-in-place and self-quarantines continue, some individuals may be looking for activities to do right inside of their homes. Yoga is one such thing that is […]
April 22, 2020

Inversion Therapy: What Is It? How Does It Work? Is It Safe?

Although it has little to do with psychology and more to do with, perhaps, chiropractic or physical therapy, inversion therapy – which consists of hanging upside […]
April 15, 2020

What is Wellbeing?

Wellbeing is a concept that is murky at best. Most of us have a vague idea what wellbeing is, but perhaps few of us know how […]
April 12, 2020

Mindfulness and Meditation

Mindfulness and meditation are sometimes confused as being the same thing. They are, in fact, different . . . but sometimes they are alike. Mindfulness, or […]
April 3, 2020

What Your Posture Says About You

It took me a long time to understand that your posture can make or break you. For a long time, I used to think that “experts” […]
March 26, 2020

Being Alone Isn’t Always Bad: Coping Through Social Distancing. Pt. 2

Of course, by now, most of us in the United States and across the world have been impacted by the effects of COVID-19, if not by […]
March 20, 2020

4 Things to Do while Social Distancing

As many Americans (as well as many others around the world) begin to settle in to a new rhythm of life due to the Coronavirus, it […]
March 13, 2020

How Viruses Spread (and a little bit about their history)

Viruses, bacteria, and other microbes having been evolving along side of humans since the dawn of humanity. (In fact, microbes predate humans by billions of years.) […]