Why Does Social Anxiety Exist?

Social anxiety is a debilitating nervousness of being in social situations, which affects up to 12% of people in the UK. This makes it the most common type of anxiety disorder (for comparison, generalised anxiety… View Post

In What Way is Depression Painful?

Depression is not normally a condition that is associated with pain. When we think of pain, we might think of the acute pain of stubbing your toe, the more sustained and intense pain of breaking… View Post

The Human Need for Storytelling

We are a storytelling species. Not only do we weave stories about our own lives (which is known as narrativisation: the process of presenting and interpreting experiences, events, and scenarios in the form of a… View Post

Understanding Scientific Arguments in a Philosophical and Historical Context

What are the essential features of a scientific argument? In answering this question, we first have to define the terms ‘scientific’ and ‘argument’. This will help to outline how a scientific argument differs from other… View Post

A Fascinating Glimpse into the Future of Security

Security technology is constantly having to evolve to meet new threats. Here’s a look into what the future may look like for us all based on recent security trends and proposed ideas from experts. Is… View Post