What Does It Mean to be Called a ‘Monster’? AND More on Best 5 Friday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) What does it mean to be called a ‘monster’? On March 29 2016, the archivist Amy Proctor stood in a temperature-controlled strongroom in the London Metropolitan Archive and tried not to feel daunted by the task ahead of her. She was surrounded … More What Does It Mean to be Called a ‘Monster’? AND More on Best 5 Friday Reads

“Food Addiction: a Valid Concept?” AND More on Best 5 Wednesday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) Food Addiction: a Valid Concept? Can food be addictive? What does it mean to be a food addict? Do common underlying neurobiological mechanisms contribute to drug and food addiction? These vexing questions have been the subject of considerable interest and debate in … More “Food Addiction: a Valid Concept?” AND More on Best 5 Wednesday Reads

“Michael Phelps Discussing Anxiety & Depression” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Let’s begin! 1) Michael Phelps Discussed Anxiety & Depression In A Way That Shows It’s OK To Not Be OK The stigma surrounding mental health still exists, but that didn’t stop Michael Phelps from discussing anxiety and depression on Thursday’s Today show. The Olympic swimmer … More “Michael Phelps Discussing Anxiety & Depression” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

“Cannabis Information for Parents & Students” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

Hello everyone! Lets jump right into our Best 5 Reads for Tuesday! 1) Cannabis Information for Parents & Students Teen Mental Health has created resources you can use to help educate yourself and youth. The adolescent years are crucial for brain growth and development and cannabis use can affect how our brains develop. This means … More “Cannabis Information for Parents & Students” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

“Overcoming Tribalism” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

Hello everyone! Welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) Overcoming Tribalism Are humans destined to hate each other? You might think so, given the current tribal passions that sharply divide the country. Whether it’s our political affiliation, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, racial or ethnic background, it’s hard to think of a … More “Overcoming Tribalism” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

“What Are the Differences Between Psychology Specialities?” AND More on Best 5 Monday Reads

Hello everyone! I hope all of you had a wonderful weekend. Lets start our busy week ahead with Best 5 Reads for today! 1) What Are the Differences Between Psychology Specialities? What exactly is the difference between psychologists, psychiatrists, neurologists, neuroscientists, and neuropsychologists? 2) What did journalists overlook about the Apple Watch ‘heart monitor’ feature? … More “What Are the Differences Between Psychology Specialities?” AND More on Best 5 Monday Reads

“To Counter Loneliness, Find Ways to Connect” AND More on Best 5 Monday Reads

Hello and welcome back to another edition of Best 5 Reads! I hope you enjoyed your weekend and had enough time to recharge yourself for a busy week ahead. 1) To Counter Loneliness, Find Ways to Connect Much of modern life, though seeming to promote connectivity, has had the opposite effect of fostering social isolation … More “To Counter Loneliness, Find Ways to Connect” AND More on Best 5 Monday Reads