Category: PERSONAL IDENTITY

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Why it’s So Hard for Doctors to Understand Your Pain

Why it’s So Hard for Doctors to Understand Your Pain

Every patient is different. TippaPatt/shutterstock.com Karen Sibert, University of California, Los Angeles We’re all human beings, but we’re no [...]
Why Double-Majors Might Beat You Out of a Job

Why Double-Majors Might Beat You Out of a Job

New research shows double majors have a big competitive advantage in one critical area. fizkes/Shutterstock Matthew J. Mayhew, The Ohio State Univer [...]
How a Young Woman Lost Her Identity

How a Young Woman Lost Her Identity

Hannah Upp disappears for weeks at a time, forgetting her sense of self. Can she still be found? Hannah had been missing for nearly two weeks when she [...]
Why Losing a Dog Can Be Harder Than Losing a Relative or Friend

Why Losing a Dog Can Be Harder Than Losing a Relative or Friend

Dogs are a big part of their owners’ routines – which makes their loss even more jarring. 'Silhouette' via www.shutterstock.com Frank T. McAndrew, K [...]
Most Mass Killers are Men Who Have Also Attacked Family

Most Mass Killers are Men Who Have Also Attacked Family

Most mass killers have one common trait – a propensity for domestic violence. sdecoret/Shutterstock.com Lisa Aronson Fontes, University of Massachus [...]
Why is Spirituality Correlated With Life Satisfaction?

Why is Spirituality Correlated With Life Satisfaction?

Spirituality, in its purest form, is not an escape from the world but a richer engagement with it. Spirituality enables people to see more within the [...]
How DACA Affected the Mental Health of Undocumented Young Adults

How DACA Affected the Mental Health of Undocumented Young Adults

“I am getting this wonderful education. I have a job. I fit in. At the same time, I feel at any moment that can change. I don’t think that most Americ [...]
A Holocaust Survivor on Seeing the Violent Rally in Charlottesville: “It Really Hurts”

A Holocaust Survivor on Seeing the Violent Rally in Charlottesville: “It Really Hurts”

Alfred Munzer survived the Holocaust by hiding, living with a Dutch-Indonesian family who risked everything to take him in. His parents and two sister [...]
The 10 Lenses: Are You a Seclusionist?

The 10 Lenses: Are You a Seclusionist?

Seclusionists feel strongly that they should protect themselves and their values from racial, cultural and/or identity groups that they feel dimin [...]
Do Poor People Eat More Junk Food Than Wealthier Americans?

Do Poor People Eat More Junk Food Than Wealthier Americans?

Billionaire Warren Buffett says he drinks five Cokes a day. Eating fast food is frequently blamed for damaging our health. As nutrition experts point [...]
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