In a recent Perspectives on Psychological Science forum on the future of psychology, many senior scholars wrote about their views on the direction of the field. One of the themes that appeared from a few of the scholars was the importance of being a generalist despite the current pressure to become more of a specialist. To slow down and be more thoughtful to improve the quality of psychological science. Carol S. Dweck: “Unlike the old days, graduate school is no longer a time to simply immerse yourself in the field, read, think, and talk for a couple of years, as you come up with new ideas and perspectives. We need to remember that this is the time in a scientist’s life when, as a newcomer, you can have fresh insights on a field, question the established theories and paradigms, and offer truly field-changing ideas. Instead, with the press to publish early and often we may be implicitly encouraging our students to dive into the status quo and start churning out … [Read more...] about The Demise of the “Big Picture Thinker” in Psychology?
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Home Health Wellness Wellness oi-Neha Ghosh By Neha Ghosh on July 11, 2019 Every year on this day, World Population Day is celebrated to bring awareness about the exploding world population and the importance of reproductive health. The primary aim in observing this day is to focus on the need and importance of controlling the world population. It also raises awareness about reproductive health because a large number of pregnant women succumb to poor reproductive health. The Main Objectives Of World Population Day: This day is celebrated to empower young girls and boys. Educating the younger ones about reasonable and youth-friendly techniques to avoid pregnancies at an early age. Educating people to remove gender stereotypes from the society. Ensuring that education is necessary for girls and boys. Easy access to reproductive health care services to every couple. Educating people about sexually transmitted diseases and how can they be prevented. Demanding … [Read more...] about World Population Day 2019: Importance Of Reproductive Health
Home Health Disorders cure Disorders Cure oi-Neha Ghosh By Neha Ghosh on August 10, 2018 Demi Lovato, a Grammy-nominated singer, actress and songwriter recently spoke about her drug addiction also called substance use disorder. She has come out and spoken about her battle with addiction. On the other hand, Whitney Houston, the iconic singer lost her life due to addiction. Substance use disorder is a pressing issue that affects the youth and adults alike. The other celebrities in the circuit who suffered from the substance use disorder are Ed Sheeran, Zac Efron, and Justin Bieber to name a few. Back in India, drug addiction is leading to suicides. The National Crime Records Bureau data shows that the states like Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Kerala and Tamil Nadu are at the top when it comes to drug or alcohol addiction-related suicides. In this article, we will be talking in detail about substance use disorder and its types. So, What Is Substance Use Disorder? Substance … [Read more...] about Substance Use Disorder: What Are The Effects Of Drug Addiction & How To Manage?
Home Insync Life Life oi-Prerna Aditi By Prerna Aditi on December 9, 2019 For ages, corruption has held the economy back from reaching new heights. It is an issue that can affect a society and the entire country and stunt their overall development. It can slow down the social and economic progress within a country, which can further lead to instability in the government. In order to fight against corruption, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the United Nations Convention against Corruption on 31 October 2003. However, in the year 2005, it was decided that every year December 9 will be observed as the International Anti-Corruption Day. Also read: Indian Navy Week 2019: 8 Brave Indian Navy Heroes For Whom It Was Service Before Self The reason behind celebrating this day is to make people aware of the disadvantages of corruption and to spread awareness about it to maintain transparency and inspire everyone to counter it. This year's theme is 'United Against … [Read more...] about International Anti-Corruption Day 2019 : Slogans and Quotes That Will Inspire You To Take Action
Home Health Wellness Wellness oi-Staff By Staff on June 26, 2018 We all have experiences in our life that make us happy, put a smile on our face, and give us a "high". It could be achieving a deadline at work, shopping, that warm chocolate cookie, or just curling up in front of our favourite TV show. We all want that "high" but what is it that compels some people to seek out these experiences even at a huge financial and personal cost, jeopardizing health and relationships? What causes addiction? Answers Divya Kanchibotla, International Meditation Teacher and Director, Sri Sri Institute of Advanced Research. American Society of Addiction Medicine defines addiction as a primary, chronic disease of brain reward, motivation, memory, and related circuitry. Dysfunction in these circuits leads to characteristic biological, psychological, social, and spiritual manifestations. Addiction can be chemical (drugs, alcohol, opioids, nicotine) or behavioural (gambling, social media). … [Read more...] about Neurochemistry Of Addiction And How Yoga Can Help