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Social Cognition and Depression 4/4: Synthesis

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

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Social Cognition and Depression 1/4: Cognitive Theories

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

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The Truth About Lying

We’ve all done it, the harmless “white lie”. I don’t think I can come across an individual in this world that can tell me (honestly) that they have never told a lie before in their life. But why do we do it? Weren’t we taught growing up that lying was probably the worst thing we… Continue reading The Truth About Lying