Experiment: Does my mood correlate with the amount I read? (Pt 1)
Experiment / Health / Psychology / Science

Experiment: Does my mood correlate with the amount I read? (Pt 1)

I’ve finally finished my exams, and after a few days to decompress, have been thinking — a dangerous pastime, I know. But that thinking led me to a way to tie my two blogs together, practice running an experiment, practice writing up an experiment, and answer a little question I have! So over the next … Continue reading

WEIRD science
Health / Medicine / Psychology / Science

WEIRD science

Why psych (and medicine in general) are WEIRD WEIRD? That’s right. “WEIRD” is an acronym used by some psychologists. It stands for “White, Educated, Industrialised, Rich, Democratic” and refers to the fact that the recruits for psych studies often come from exactly that demographic. Why’s that important? Because our environment shapes us in many ways, … Continue reading