Psychology

Coronavirus Panic Buying Shows Surveys Do Not Indicate Actual Behavior- Everyone Is Selfish

How many people on a survey would respond positively that they'd hoard goods at the expense of others? Very few. On surveys, 78 percent of Americans disagree with even 'no victim' greed like being paid more than someone else to do the same j ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Mar 19 2020 - 2:15pm

Not All Science Is Settled- How Journalists Can Convey Coronavirus Uncertainty Without Losing Trust

There are a number of drugs that may be beneficial in treating coronavirus but how do we convey that a treatment is not a cure? And that what prevents one disease may not prevent another when used off-label? How can outlets stress the importance of prevent ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Mar 24 2020 - 12:52pm

New Moms, Postpartum Depression, And Social Isolation

Up to one in five women will develop postpartum depression, a condition that can adversely affect the thoughts, emotions and functioning of mothers, as well as the mental health of their partners and children. Adjusting to parenthood after delivery is cha ...

Article - The Conversation - Apr 3 2020 - 5:31am

Asperger Killed Disabled Kids For The Nazis

All of the people who joke they have Asperger's or are "on the spectrum" as an excuse for behavior they know is simply annoying or weird are probably going to want to stop. It's going to be a lot cooler to just admit they are annoying o ...

Article - News Staff - Apr 19 2020 - 12:27pm

Coronavirus Claims Cause FDA To Go After 41 Bogus Homeopathy, Supplement And 'Alternative' Medicine Products

Journalist Chris Cuomo and his spouse were criticized after endorsing a variety of nonsense products recommended by their "naturopath" to treat his COVID-19- claims that involved light energy, tinctures and a variety of useless placebos. ...

Article - Hank Campbell - May 7 2020 - 10:27am

Plandemic Principle: Vaccine Deniers Are Cognitively Different From Normal People

In 2000, vaccines led to the measles virus being declared eliminated from the United States yet in 2019 there were 1,282 confirmed cases in 31 states- the greatest number reported since 1992. Unsurprisingly, nearly three-fourths originated from New York wh ...

Article - News Staff - May 8 2020 - 5:36pm

The Mental Health Benefits Of Reading Science Fiction

Young people who are “hooked” on watching fantasy or reading science fiction may be on to something. Contrary to a common misperception that reading this genre is an unworthy practice, reading science fiction and fantasy may help young people cope, especi ...

Article - The Conversation - May 12 2020 - 9:14am

The Psychosis Of Coronavirus

When states and nations began to implement forced lockdowns to combat COVID-19, the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus that has now killed 20,000 more people than the flu did two years ago, there was relatively little mention of mental health. For those who wanted to ...

Article - News Staff - May 13 2020 - 11:11am

Workplace Wellness Programs Don't Do Anything Except Make Wellness Companies Wealthy

A new study has found that even when it comes to something as broad as "wellness" such wellness programs have little recognizable impact on employee health, health beliefs, or medical utilization. All things they were supposed to improve.  ...

Article - News Staff - May 27 2020 - 10:20am

When It Comes To Psychological Trauma What Doesn't Kill You Doesn't Make You Stronger Either

What doesn't kill you makes you stronger is a popular phrase, but how true it ever was is unclear. Bones are not stronger after they break and while some people relax about small drama after real trauma, many also become more sensitized to stress inst ...

Article - News Staff - Jun 11 2020 - 12:03pm