At the beginning of college I majored in Psychology. Actually no, at the beginning of college I actually did major in Physics. I went to a rural college in Northeast Missouri (Truman), and even got accepted into the STEM program with a group of ten or so select women from the entire region's set of… Continue reading On Becoming a Feminine Physicist/Thinker
I have always been a creative person. I have always been a mentally ill person. Since childhood I was filled with neurosis, counting the tiles and cracks on the sidewalk, cursing myself with superstitions for stepping on the wrong ones. I subjected myself to lots of shame and self inflicted painful mental habits, and ultimately… Continue reading Can Body Movement Offer Therapy for Mental Health Problems?
I think really innovative therapies for mental illness and the mind are coming from the body research. Mindfulness is the act of observing your body. Exercise is engaging in body hormones and muscle. And now newer therapies like neuroplasticity exercises and creative dance do so too. These last two are more creative and musical, which… Continue reading Body Therapies for my Paranoias
I shit on St. Louis a lot on my personal social media, but I do not neglect to recognize the great things that we are doing. There are people improving it for sure. In fact, my campus and school, The University of St. Louis-Missouri (UMSL) is doing some stuff to make things better, beautiful, and… Continue reading Innovative Infrastructure, STL, UMSL
Examples of innovative fashion companies and why the public should be paying attention.
A defense of said industries and an attack on its critics, namely, "skeptics".
An educational post about why public hype about neuroscience is flawed, as well as how the field itself is, too.