Since it is Mental Health Awareness Week, … People immediately assume that being bipolar is as follows: There are two types of bipolar disorders – I and II. (Scientists weren’t great at naming, obviously.) Bipolar I disorder Advertisements Continue reading Bipolar Disorder
Tell me which ones you relate to! Continue reading mInD BoggLInG PsyChOloGicAL FaCts
With these genetic-based superpowers transforming Wade Wilson, a mediocre crook, into Deadpool, a real-life ninja, the question begs to be asked: Can science back up Deadpool’s superpowers, and can we acquire them? Continue reading The Science Behind Deadpool’s Extraordinary Superpowers
Being passionate promotes psychological health and makes life meaningful and fulfilling. Too little, and you feel aimless and worthless. Too much, and it translate into an irrational and overwhelming obsession. Continue reading The Dualistic Model of Passion
It’s a deadly disease with no symptoms. Beware! Continue reading Press Pause and Read: Binge-Watching Can Ruin Your Life
“18 and Nostalgic” is the name of my band. Continue reading Nostalgia: Why do we need it?
This year, one of my New Year’s resolutions was to chew my food 32 times. My friends and family incessantly demanded why I started this “horrible” habit. I thought I would share the reasons with y’all, as well. Optimal Secretion of Enzymes When you chew your food properly, the taste buds in your mouth send signals to your brain about what type of food you … Continue reading Why Should You Chew Food 32 Times?
It’s World Sleep Day! And ironically, I have literally slept two hours today, finishing up this blog… So, I think it’s important that I step back and evaluate whether I meet my daily sleep requirements, and how can I work on getting more sleep, being a high-school student and soon-to-be undergrad. This post will be broken down into a series of questions because I think … Continue reading World Sleep Day
Have you ever stopped for a second to think about the science and psychology of falling in love or why you are falling in love with that special someone? This Valentine’s day, let’s discuss the science of love! We simply call this mysterious feeling “love” but believe it or not, there is a complexity behind the wheel driving us to cogitate our involvement in this feeling—some … Continue reading The Science of Love
It might shock you but art and mathematics go back a long way! They have had a lengthy yet underrated historical relationship since the 5th century BC, when the Greek sculptor Polykleitos wrote his Canon, establishing proportions based on the ratio 1:√2 for the ideal male nude. In addition, Luca Pacioli wrote the influential discourse De Divina Proportione on the use of the golden ratio … Continue reading Synergy of Art and Mathematics