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Is it time to rename schizophrenia?

Psychiatry and psychology are not averse to renaming our constructs. For example, with DSM-III, manic-depression became bipolar disorder. Since then, mental retardation became the more…

Sleep deprivation is also a social justice issue

In Intro Psych, we often approach sleep deprivation as an issue faced by individuals with solutions directed at individuals. A compelling article in Science (Pérez…

A Break Is Never a Waste of Time

A break is never a waste of time, especially under circumstances of increased stress. Source: macmillan psych community

Blaming the drivers?

In December 2021, snow closed the major highways in northern California, including I-80. With those routes closed, Google Maps and Waze (also owned by Google)…