Archives: health behaviour
Thursday, April 9, 2020
The Social Media Megaphone: Good or Bad?
By Jyllenna Wilke, Department of Neuroscience Before the World Health Organization (WHO) labeled COVID-19 a pandemic, they had declared an infodemic. They defined this as “an overabundance of information (some accurate and some not) that makes it hard for people to find trustworthy sources and guidance when they need it”. In the media, as...
Sunday, December 1, 2019
“I’m tired” – the cause of the hallmark university student statement debunked
By Olivia Richards, Department of Psychology “I’m tired!” This phrase is well used, if not excessively among students on any university campus. Students are notorious for proclaiming their exhaustion, their desire for sleep, and their inability to withstand an entire lecture without dozing off. It appears that a student’s view on the...