Companions: psychology in pet keeping?

Pets, they have been with man for hundreds and thousands of years, and still reside with us today. You may have had a pet at some point in your life, a bag of goldfish won at a carnival, a puppy as a Christmas gift, or an adopted rescue. Maybe you know somebody who has a pet. But why are we fascinated by animals and have that desire to keep them? This article aims to find the psychology behind why we like having pets, as well as how pets leave an impact on the mental and physical health of pet owners.

Pieces: How Building Plastic Model Kits Benefits Our Mental Health

With the current pandemic giving people more time to stay in their homes, building plastic model kits have been a reemerging hobby as time has become available for the very much time consuming hobby. With that said, what makes model kits both enjoyable and beneficial at this current times?


The stereotype of being a mind reader comes up quite often when the topic of psychology or being in a psychology major program is brought up. Before I was in the program, I too thought that being a psychologist would allow you to read minds, but now I understand that that is a big misconception.Continue reading “A PSYCHOLOGIST CAN’T READ MINDS”