Jogging Journalist: Sailing on that second wind – Berea Mail

Community news reporting calls for journalists to step into a community and hear its heartbeat, record the daily struggles and joys of the residents. To take things up a notch, Berea Mail journalist, Danica Hansen has decided to take part in Stella Athletic Club’s Couch to 10km Challenge. Watch her journey unfold in the diary of The Jogging Journalist. Today we bring you the eight post in…….

Health workers trained in psychology would be helpful addition to new medical homes, doctor says – Yahoo News Canada

Dr. Shannon Curtis says a psychology student who worked with her over the winter helped turn a patient’s life around. (Submitted by Shannon Curtis – image credit)

A family doctor who is part of one of the province’s first medical homes says working with a graduate student from the psychology program at UPEI has convinced her these mental-health experts should be part of her team.

Dr…….

How to optimize your love life: Inside the psychology of the Marriage Pact – The Stanford Daily

In 2021, the Stanford Marriage Pact spread to more than 60 campuses nationwide. Since originating as a final project in an economics class in 2017, more than 200,000 college students have participated in the survey, expressing their values and beliefs with the hopes of being algorithmically matched with a compatible long-term romantic partner.

Its reach did not spare Katherine Luong, no…….

Health workers trained in psychology would be helpful addition to new medical homes, doctor says – CBC.ca

A family doctor who is part of one of the province’s first medical homes says working with a graduate student from the psychology program at UPEI has convinced her these mental-health experts should be part of her team. 

Dr. Shannon Curtis said about half of her patients are seeking treatment for mental-health concerns. She was able to refer some to the student, who worked one day a we…….

The Psychology of Comedy | shots – Shots

Can humour in advertising ever detract from the brand message?

The humour has to be appropriate for the context – if it isn’t, or it is too offensive, the brand is tarnished/discredited. 

Can you explain why humour used in public health campaigns or charity ads can be more effective than attempting to leverage other emotions?

It comes back to how manipulated vi…….