Weak ties contribute to a sense of belonging, so how does that work for autistic teens at school? Isn’t it a fact that autistic pupils do not fancy small talk and rather stay alone? Better autism awareness can contribute to changing such misconceptions.
In the age of consumerism and glossy advertising, it’s becoming harder to focus on what’s essential. This is no secret and brands surely know it. In a highly elusive market, you, the consumer, are an important asset and they want you to pledge allegiance.
Meeting a friend in Covid-19 times has little to do with an intimate chat in a bar. Instead, video calls have become the new medium to share our innermost feelings. But can these moments of online face-to-face communication replace the ‘real’ offline experience?
Showing gory pictures of cancerous lungs, videos of forest fires, and graphs of exponentially increasing infection rates are familiar tactics to scare people into different behavior. But how effective are fear appeals? Six decades of research provides some answers.
When people in movies shake hands or crowd into elevators, do you think 'No! Keep back!'? I do. And it’s not just me. Apparently the Corona-induced fear of human contact is already wired in our brains. In this pandemic, will it be a case of survival of the most anxious?
In our era we try to discover and unfold unknown space structures but Daphne Tona investigates mysteries in our brains. The locus coeruleus is a small structure deep inside the brain, which is responsible for the norepinephrine system. This system is important since it influences our everyday lives.