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  • Posted Improved Consciousness to Section 25 Psych 1001
    The broad definition of consciousness is our subjective experience of the world and ourselves. It is our ever-changing awareness of the world, also including our thoughts, emotions, and sensations. Not only is the definition very broad, but the number of...
  • Posted Purifying Pads: Fact or Fiction? to Section 25 Psych 1001
    I recently saw an infomercial for foot detox pads. Manufactures claim the pads detoxify the user's body by placing the pads on their feet overnight. The pads are supposed to be worn for an initial 30 day period, for an...
  • Posted Smart Pills: More Harm Than Good? to Section 25 Psych 1001
    In recent years an increasing amount of "smart pills" have become available, claiming to enhance the memory of the consumer, or even help prevent the oncoming of Alzheimer's disease. However, there has been very little evidence to support the claims...
  • Posted The "X" Factor in seXual Orientation to Section 25 Psych 1001
    I began my search for a blog topic by browsing through some current psychology articles, where I stumbled upon an interesting article about the X chromosome. The article explains how each person has 46 chromosomes, 23 from each of the...
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