October 3, 2022

Light Therapy for Seasonal Depression (SAD)

Light Therapy for Seasonal Depression Light therapy treats seasonal affective disorder (SAD) through artificial light. This can be especially beneficial for those who experience SAD during […]
October 2, 2022

The Psychology of Superheroes In the last few decades, superheroes have become increasing popular. From their comic-book origins back in the 1930’s and 1940’s to the […]
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 […]
September 1, 2022

How to Recover From Burnout as a College Student

As a college student, it can be easy to get burnt out, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic with restrictions on schools and universities creating sometimes isolating […]
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

Family & Friends: How to Help Someone with Depression

You want to be able to help your loved ones who are dealing with depression, but how? The answer is not one size fits all, but […]
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 […]
July 5, 2022

Does Marriage Counseling Work? What to Expect.

Whether you’re considering starting marriage counseling with your partner or you have your first appointment booked, and you’re ready to go, it’s normal to ask yourself, […]
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, […]