In a chapter from a book called Fundamentals of Game Design, 3rd Edition, the author dives deep into what makes certain players enjoy a game. The experiences a person wants to have are decided by the unique characteristics of that
Could the Biggest Game Changer in Mental Health Be a Plant?
In a recent Psychology Today article, Rachel Allyn, Ph .D writes about the possibilities of a certain plant. This plant is called ayahuasca, and some believe its effects can help people overcome their dysfunctional ego, among other benefits. Rachel believes
The Problem With Personality
In an email put out to clinicians receiving training for ACT Therapy, or Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Dr. Steven Hayes provides a framework for assessment, treatment and an understanding of self as a context for values and committed action rather
Psychological states following high intensity aerobic training in patients with schizophrenia and depression
A study published in the fall of 2014 observed the changes in psychological states after completing high aerobic intensity training among patients with depression and schizophrenia. These psychological states were compared to those of healthy individuals. All three groups showed