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Category Archives: Psychology 101

The Dark Room: Depression in the Photography World

This past winter, I surveyed the P4P audience asking people to share something quite personal:  Their experiences with depression. Answers poured in from around the world in a matter of hours.  I copied and pasted the survey answers into a Word document, and the result was over 50 pages long (single-spaced). Clearly, this was something […]

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The Hidden Power of “Obvious” Psychology

When people read about psychology, it often goes like this: They click on an article about something like, say, the halo effect. The halo effect is a mental bias we have, where our judgments of a person are clouded by one particular element. For example, a new student shows up in class wearing stained clothing, […]

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