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The Transtheoretical Model (TTM) is a biopsychosocial model that will help you make your New Year's Resolutions stick.

Get Psyched: Starting fresh

February 21, 2020

How to stick to your New Year’s resolutions, according to the Transtheoretical Model of change

During holiday season, the urge to shop can be attributed to anticipation, certain colors, retailers creating a false sense of scarcity and more.

Get Psyched: Why we buy

November 22, 2019

What’s going on in our brains as we shop for Black Friday and the holidays

Cute aggression helps balance out extreme emotions and encourages people to take care of those deemed cute. (Photo courtesy Portia Jones)

Get Psyched: Cuteness overload

November 7, 2019

Cute aggression and why people want to squeeze adorable dogs

Like many students, first-year Alexa White enjoys listening to music. However, listening to songs repeatedly can result in earworms. (Photo courtesy Fiona Wu)

Get Psyched: On Repeat

October 14, 2019

I was halfway through my General Psychology midterm when Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello’s summer hit Señorita somehow found its way into my head. I desperately needed...

With a diverse array of students on campus, it can be challenging to remember everyone’s name and face. (Photo by Emily Gonçalves)

Get Psyched: The other race effect

September 25, 2019

My name is Fiona Wu, and I’m a first-year passionate about Psychology from Taipei, Taiwan. My goal with this column is to tie Psychology to college life and reemphasize...