Psychology and the IA Brain; Our Fake Sense of Faith

By Abigail Kendal (’22) Why do we trust people? Why do we forgive? Why do we feel inclined to tell the truth and feel a sense of shame when we lie? How and why do humans possess such strong emotional, mental, and psychological connections to abstract concepts such as truth, forgiveness, trust, and faith? Psychologists, neuroscientists, and philosophers have been searching for the scientific and … Continue reading Psychology and the IA Brain; Our Fake Sense of Faith

Psychology and the IA Brain; A Culture of Complaining

By Abigail Kendal (“22) It’s a typical Tuesday afternoon at the International Academy. Students cluster in groups surrounding the tables in the library and friends stroll up and down the hallways talking about the stressful nature of their school day. While many students speak about sports, extracurriculars, or homework, a common thread generally emerges among the many conversations that can be heard in the hallowed halls … Continue reading Psychology and the IA Brain; A Culture of Complaining