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  • January 12, 2017

    What We Actually Know About Psychopathy

    Media sources have long since adored stories about ‘psychopaths,’ including classic cinematic villains like Hannibal Lector and Alex DeLarge, more recent television antiheroes like Dexter Morgan and Frank Underwood, and real-life examples like Jeffrey Dahmer and Robert Pickton. The term has come up repeatedly through the American presidential race, through accusations that both Donald Trump […]

  • January 5, 2017

    Parenting Styles and Mental Health: A Cultural Link?

    Early in 2015, researchers concluded that genes and the environment play an equal role in human development based on the results obtained of over 50 years of research with 14.5 million sets of twins, putting rest to the infamous nature-nurture debate [1].  While conscious lifestyle choices can control the phenotype of our genetics to a […]

  • December 22, 2016

    Nurturing Mental Wellbeing with Nature

    Fall, cities, and mental health. What do these three things have in common? Today, more human beings live in urban areas than ever before. Tomorrow, that number will grow. Urban centres have a lot to offer — convenience, better access to services — but is it just a coincidence that as urbanization has increased, there […]