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Psychological Disorders: Crash Course Psychology #28

Psychological Disorders: Crash Course Psychology #28

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Way back in 1887, a journalist named Elizabeth Cochran assumed the alias Nellie Bly and feigned a mental illness to report on the truly awful conditions inside psychiatric hospitals in the US, which were known as asylums at the time. She found rotten food, cold showers, prevalent rats, abusive nurses, and patients being tied down […]

How to stay calm when you know you’ll be stressed | Daniel Levitin

How to stay calm when you know you’ll be stressed | Daniel Levitin

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A few years ago, I broke into my own house. I had just driven home, it was around midnight in the dead of Montreal winter, I had been visiting my friend, Jeff, across town, and the thermometer on the front porch read minus 40 degrees — and don’t bother asking if that’s Celsius or Fahrenheit, […]

Degrees For Sale: Inside The Essay Writing Industry: Students On The Edge

Degrees For Sale: Inside The Essay Writing Industry: Students On The Edge

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I’m a recent graduate, I write essays for an essay writing service.The way the company gets round it, is saying that they’re advisory essays,as opposed to essays that you should submit to university.If anyone is genuinely thinking that these are advisory essays, it’s probably a bit naive.I don’t know the student, I have no contact […]

Loneliness

Loneliness

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Everybody feels lonely from time to time. When we have no one to sit next to at lunch, when we move to a new city, or when nobody has time for us at the weekend. But over the last few decades, this occasional feeling has become chronic for millions. In the UK, 60% of 18 […]