By: Aastha Tripathi The more that I researched grad schools and their requirements for admission, the more I became aware of the importance of having experience in my professional areas of interest. The Applied Emphasis in a Psychology 4-year BA program here at Concordia provides students with the unique opportunity to apply their psychological knowledge as they work directly with people in settings such as … Continue reading Applied Emphasis
Trauma is often associated with PTSD, but by itself, it is a little more challenging to comprehend. It is, according to Integratedlistening.com, a “response to a deeply distressing or disturbing event that overwhelms an individual’s ability to cope.” Anyone can have it. The young, the old, war veterans, firefighters, students, and stay-at-home mothers. Continue reading Trauma
This is something to take heed of the next time you’re about to use a caption involving “psycho” in any way. Please be mindful and aware of those who do struggle with psychosis, and have respect for those who live with being “psycho” — rather, mentally ill — every day.
Continue reading Cute But Psycho: Mental Illness Appropriation
In summary, while Chiropractic care isn’t the only way to treat disorders involving the muscles, nerves, and spine, I do believe that, for myself at least, it’s beneficial. Continue reading Snap, Crackle, Pop: Chiropractic Care
In 2012, Hiroshima University presented in their paper “The Power of Kawaii” that viewing photos of cute animals helps to raise one’s concentration levels and improve work performance, especially in tasks that require great attentiveness. Continue reading The Power of “Pupper” and “Kitter”: Cute Animal Photos and Concentration
Have you ever had someone whisper in your ear? It always comes with a tingling sensation in your brain, running down your body. While whispering isn’t the cause of this feeling, there is something going on that triggers the tingling. It’s some- thing we tend not to notice but the sensation is low-grade and euphoric, similar to a static-like sensation. It can’t be bad, so what is it exactly? Continue reading Whispers In My Ear: What Is ASMR?