Ep. 7: Giving Teens the Chance to Dream with Irena Keller of Start School Later

In today’s episode I talk with Dr. Irena Keller, who has a PhD in Change, Development, and Plasticity from University of California, Berkeley.  She is the leader of Start School Later’s California Chapter and an active supporter of California Senator Anthony Portantino’s Start School Later Bill. We discuss the science of sleep, the benefits of later start times, and the progress of the bill in the California Legislature. … More Ep. 7: Giving Teens the Chance to Dream with Irena Keller of Start School Later

Psychology Series Part V: The Psychology of Eating

Did you know that our feelings of hunger don’t actually come from our stomach? Or that there are scientific reasons for why we eat when we don’t need food? You even have a “hunger clock” inside of you (no unfortunately not a real clock). In this fifth installment of the Psychology Series, I’ll be answering … More Psychology Series Part V: The Psychology of Eating

Psychology Series Part IV: Dress for success

Dress to impress and dress for success. … More Psychology Series Part IV: Dress for success

Psychology Series Part III: The Human Brain’s File Cabinet

How does our memory work? Why do we forget? What can we do to improve our memory? … More Psychology Series Part III: The Human Brain’s File Cabinet

Follow your dreams, literally.

Why do we dream? Are dreams beneficial? Can we dream more? All of these are questions I will be answering in this post… … More Follow your dreams, literally.

The Sweaty Secret to a Better Life…

Everyone knows about the great physical benefits of exercise, but not so many people know about the psychological benefits to it as well. Did you know that a 20 minute jog relieves anxiety more than a nice warm bubble bath? Or that you’re the most creative after a workout? In this post I’ll show you the … More The Sweaty Secret to a Better Life…

Psychology Series Part II: Public Speaking

Public speaking is the most common phobia, a lot of very influential speakers fear it. However, while public speaking is the most feared thing, there are many great benefits for those who face it. Today I will be talking about those benefits in part two of the Psychology Series. 

Why you should keep on listening to music…

Deciding what to write on this week was about the same as usual, I finished up my homework, while listening to music of course, then I started looking up things to write on. But little did I know that one of my little habits was doing a lot of good for me, and was also … More Why you should keep on listening to music…