Psychology 101: The aRt of PeRsuAsion

When you think of the term ‘persuasion,’ what comes to your mind? Is it TV commercials, politicians trying to get you to vote, or Kylie Jenner posting images of her latest make up brand? Persuasion is such a strong force in our everyday lives and has a huge impact on society in general. The news,…

Psychology 101: Aren’t We All Scared?

We all have our personal fears. From the smallest, to the large and terrifying things in the world. I, for instance, am afraid of animals. I mean all the animals you could think of. But this is just a fear of mine. It is not something that upon encountering makes me act any differently or…

Psychology 101: Perceptions Around Us

Why don’t you take a moment to think about all the things you perceive in your daily life? In any moment, you might see objects that are familiar in your environment, smell the aroma of your home and the sound of music playing as you go to school. All of these experiences allow us to…

Psychology 101: Trick or Treat (But Mainly Just Treat)

I’ve never been much of a fan of Halloween but I know a lot of people who think I’m crazy for not caring about this apparently amazing celebration. So for those of you who aren’t me you’ll be excited to know this post is ~ loosely ~ based on Halloween. And yeah, I know Halloween…

Psychology 101: We Need More Subs

Hey everyone! For those who know me you probably know that I love sports! There’s nothing better than running around in the burning sun until you cry 🙂 And no, I don’t play sports because I love physical pain – there are actually quite a lot of positive psychological benefits from playing sports! What are…

Psychology 101: Apologizing to Objects

Hey everyone, welcome back to psychology 101 🙂 I want to admit something to you guys (and hopefully I’m not alone in this) but I apologize to everything. If I drop something? I’m sorry. If I run into the wall? I’m sorry. Honestly, if someone steps on my foot, I’m likely to apologize to them….

Psychology 101: Instagram, Snapchat and Buzzfeed Quizzes

I’m started writing this article two days before it needs to be published! Instead of the night before! Psychology 101 is going up people. Today’s article is going to be about social media: Instagram, Snapchat, you know the works. How does social media connect with psychology? Good question. As we all know social media has…

Psychology 101: Awesome Babies & Smelly T-shirts

I would just like to start with saying WELCOME BACK TO SCHOOL EVERYONE! But more importantly, welcome back to psychology 101! I’ve started this year amazingly well by already posting this article two days late… so I hope everyone else is doing a little better than me 🙂 I thought we’d start this year’s instalment…

Psychology 101: La Da Dee Da La Dee Do

Hello hello hello and welcome back to another instalment of psychology 101. In my last article I received some complaints *cough* Mr. Chris *cough* about how my article was very uninformative and was clearly just my attempt to quickly put something together before the due date (to be fair he was 102% correct). This time…

Psychology 101: Nap Time at School

Hey guys this is the first Psychology 101 article since the April break. (I can’t believe we’ve only had three school days, it seems we’ve been back for a gazillion years). Since I’m not quite ready to let go of the holidays this article is going to be all about what I miss most: sleep….