What I Thought: Before I decided to take social cognition, I really didn’t think there was a different style of teaching offered to students. I’m not technically wrong, most (if not all) teaching styles involve a form of information delivery to a student and they are marked based on how well they can regurgitate that… Continue reading Social Cognition: Introspect or Retrospect?
Abstract: The goal of this article is to summarize the past three blogs focused around depression and social cognition as well as include some of my critical insight on how we as a society could make things better for individuals suffering. Through exploring the theories, risk factors, and treatments associated with this mental disorder, I will attempt… Continue reading Social Cognition and Depression 4/4: Synthesis
Abstract: For my last blog before my synopsis I want to focus on some of the treatments that surround depression and how they affect individuals interacting within society. I, as I’ve said before have been diagnosed with depression so some of these therapies are near and dear to me. I want to explain some of… Continue reading Social Cognition and Depression 3/4: Treatments for Society
Abstract: Last week I discussed what depression was within the context of social cognition as well as some of the theories behind it. This week I wanted to focus on the prevalence/frequency of symptoms, some of the risk factors associated with depression, and the psychosocial characteristics of an individual becoming/being/been depressed. I found a great… Continue reading Social Cognition and Depression 2/4: Risk Factors and Psychosocial Characteristics
Abstract: At this point in the semester, we are expected to develop a larger topic over four blogs (synopsis included) within the context of social cognition. To stay with my theme of keeping things relevant, I wanted to focus my blogs on depression and how it can affect an individual’s ability to navigate the social… Continue reading Social Cognition and Depression 1/4: Cognitive Theories
This weekend I got invited to go to PBR (Professional Bull Riders) which is a rodeo that comes to the city once a year, and because I’ve lived here almost all my life I know that a lot of people in the area get quite excited about it. (Probably due to the fact that we… Continue reading Why Do We Wear What We Wear?
The last couple of weeks have been quite tough for me, I have been so sick lately that I’ve barely been able to leave my house. Usually we have our dog Marley with us, but since Christmas she’s been spending some well needed time with the “Grandparents” out on the farm. Other than missing her, this… Continue reading My Black Dog