OK, What Exactly Is Quantum Teleportation? | + Opinion: Implications for psychology and spirituality

Some quantum particles have soulmates, and scientists can use their “spooky” connections to send secret messages across the world, instantly. Source: OK, What Exactly Is Quantum Teleportation? Opinion: The implications here for psychology are profound. If we can already use quantum entanglement to teleport “secret messages,” as the above-linked article suggests, imagine the possibilities for… Read More OK, What Exactly Is Quantum Teleportation? | + Opinion: Implications for psychology and spirituality

Women Still Forced to Sleep Outside in ‘Menstruation Huts’ During Their Period

Criminalized practice in Nepal continues, study finds. Despite being criminalized in 2018, an estimated 77% of girls in mid-Western Nepal are still being forced to sleep outside in “menstruation huts” during their period, according to a new study published today (December 9, 2019) in Sexual and Rep Source: Women Still Forced to Sleep Outside in… Read More Women Still Forced to Sleep Outside in ‘Menstruation Huts’ During Their Period

Joker – Reinforcing conventional thinking about so-called mental illness?

My doctorate is in psychology and religion so naturally, Joker was on my list of must-see movies. Last night I took the plunge and for the most part, found the film quite compelling. Excellent cinematography and outstanding performances made this worthy of my time. But I felt that Joker fell short with its treatment of… Read More Joker – Reinforcing conventional thinking about so-called mental illness?

Freud’s Libido – Something like the Root Chakra?

In Sigmund Freud’s psychoanalytic thought, the libido is instinctual energy stemming from the Id. The libido is associated with erogenous areas and corresponding stages of psychosexual development—namely, oral, anal, phallic, latency, and genital. Freud originally based much of his theory on the libido but later expanded his outlook to include a general life instinct, which… Read More Freud’s Libido – Something like the Root Chakra?

The Flu Shot – Money making conspiracy, shoddy science or sensible preventative measure?

A few years ago I reviewed a DVD that argues the flu shot is a scam. Not only bad science, the DVD purported that the flu shot is actually a big pharma conspiracy with profiteering instead of health the main objective. You can see from my review that I didn’t really agree but also that… Read More The Flu Shot – Money making conspiracy, shoddy science or sensible preventative measure?