We’re huge Psychology Today nerds, and when we came across an article about the strange things that sometimes happen as people are dying, we knew we needed to learn more. Steve Taylor, Ph.D., first recalls the night his mother passed: “My mother passed away a few weeks ago, after a long illness. While sitting alone with her in the hospital shortly after her death, I … [Read more...] about The Strange and Unusual Things We May Experience As Someone Close to Us Passes Away
Let’s Get Sciencey With Our Thanksgiving Meal, Shall We?
We have been mentally preparing ourselves to eat Thanksgiving dinner since roughly last Thanksgiving and frankly, we can’t wait to get our grub grabbers on all the turkey, mashed potatoes, cranberries, and desserts. But have you ever wondered what’s going on with our physical and mental processes as we’re enjoying our Thanksgiving meals to the last bite? Well, we did and now we … [Read more...] about Let’s Get Sciencey With Our Thanksgiving Meal, Shall We?
SpoOoOoky Halloween Science
Halloween is almost here and it’s our favorite time of the year. You’re also never too old for spOoOoky science. Let’s get started! We are huge fans of scary movies whether it’s a classic slasher film or a psychological thriller that has us on the edge of our seats until the very last second. With that being said, have you ever watched a scary movie where the main … [Read more...] about SpoOoOoky Halloween Science
Plants That Kill
We adore being surrounded by houseplants inside and being surrounded by plants outside as well, simply put, we’re plant people. Plants even pose benefits such as reducing stress and fatigue, boosting moods and creativity, adding life to otherwise sterile spaces, and even being therapeutic to care for. But we aren’t talking about those plants today. Today we’re talking about … [Read more...] about Plants That Kill
5 Lesser Known Facts about Emilie du Chatelet
‘Accomplished’ and ‘unconventional’ are just two words that perfectly sum up Emilie du Chatelet, the French physicist. Now, Emilie was born into an aristocratic family and received an incredible education, which wasn’t really heard of at the time. Du Chatelet studied science, literature, and music, then went on to marry and have three children. She knew her work wasn’t getting … [Read more...] about 5 Lesser Known Facts about Emilie du Chatelet