College Freshmen: Is the religious tide changing?

This excerpt is from a news story about college freshmen and their religious standards — or lack thereof. Find the link at the bottom of the post. “America’s Class of 2018 cares less about religious identity than any other group of college freshman in the last 40 years, newly released research shows. An annual survey of college […]

Recurring Dreams: The War In Your Head

Relating to a study from 2004: A team of German scientists conducted experiments on a group of old German army veterans who took part in World War II.  The research was conducted to see if traumatic and horrific dreams truly have a profound effect on a human being.  The scientists realized that, after broad research, […]

Read Fiction & Embrace Discomfort

“A trio of University of Toronto scholars, led by psychologist Maja Djikic, report that people who have just read a short story have less need for what psychologists call “cognitive closure.” Compared with peers who have just read an essay, they expressed more comfort with disorder and uncertainty—attitudes that allow for both sophisticated thinking and greater […]