If you use any kind of social media platform, you may notice the sudden appearance of gray, green, and yellow boxes in grids cluttering up your news feeds. This is because of the latest online craze, a game called Wordle. What's Wordle anyway? If you’re unfamiliar with this … [Read more...] about The psychological reason we’re so taken with Wordle
A curious research team from MIT recently dived into this intriguing question. If you think about it, we only share saliva with our nearest and dearest. From kissing, to sharing forks, or eating the same ice cream cones, it signifies a close bond. This could be between parents, … [Read more...] about Do babies use saliva to figure out relationship dynamics?
One trend we've seen coming out of these past several years of pandemic-induced stress and uncertainty is a growing appreciation for mental health, as well as a willingness to seek treatment for mental distress. The rise of electronic communications led to more access and novel … [Read more...] about Virtual reality therapy increases comfort and access
With the ubiquity of computers and laptops in modern times, it can be easy to forget that there was once a time where everything was written by hand. And while word-processing computers have certainly made writing faster and more efficient, there are some special psychological … [Read more...] about How your mind benefits from writing by hand
A new study out of the University of California, Irvine, found that the typical office worker is interrupted every three minutes and five seconds. The problem is that after a disruption, it takes an average of 23 minutes and 15 seconds to get back on track. We’re prone to … [Read more...] about How to get better at managing your time