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August 15, 2017

PA LIVE! – The Negative Outcomes of Ridged Thinking 2.13.17

Dr. Kuna discusses how ridged thinking has a negative impact on your relationships.
August 14, 2017

Why Depression is Hard to Understand

Although depression has been around since perhaps the beginning of human civilization, the disorder has only come into focus in recent decades. Like many other mental […]
August 11, 2017

How Psychology Affects Your Life: Three Areas Where Psychology Influences Your Inner World

Psychology isn’t merely an academic discipline. It is, rather, the landscape of your inner world. All of the experiences an individual has—their feelings, thoughts, emotions, perceptions, […]
August 3, 2017

Which Psychology Courses Are the Best? A Roadmap through the School Year

With a new school year right around the corner, some students who are either psychology majors or students who are thinking about taking a psychology course […]
July 26, 2017

Substance Use Disorders: What to Know

Substance use disorders describe a specific set of disorders—including the abuse of alcohol, opioids, sedatives, hypnotics, and anxiolytics—which impair the individual in some way. According to […]
July 19, 2017

Comparative Psychology: What Do Humans and Animals Have in Common?

To ask—“What do humans and animals have in common on a psychological level?”—remains open to debate, controversy, and opens up decades of research in psychology and […]
July 11, 2017

Six Types of Love

The idea of love and the feelings it generates has been the subject of art, literature, philosophy, and psychological research for decades. True, some may argue […]
July 5, 2017

Self-Control: The Marshmallow Test Revisited

What would you do if you someone presented something sweet—a cookie, donut, or a marshmallow—in front of you, and told you that you have a choice: […]
June 28, 2017

Psychology of Groups: Productive or Obstructive?

At times—mostly within the context of a classroom—I shrug my shoulders and roll my eyes at the suggestion from a teacher or professor that it’s now […]
June 20, 2017

Understanding Panics and Phobias: What is there to fear?

As children, we tend to be fearful of almost everything. Different sensations, sounds, strangers, fear of abandonment, manmade and natural objects can all induce panics or […]
June 13, 2017

Finding Strength in Tough Times: A Look at Grit and Resilience

There are many times in life when we may be called upon to rise above adverse circumstances, to overcome challenges, or to keep moving forward—even if […]
June 8, 2017

Personal Peace through Frugality? Why Less May Be More

In his recent book, “The Wisdom of Frugality,” author Emerys Westacott explores the history of philosophers and their motivations for living a simpler, more frugal lifestyle. […]