Reuben

Even Introverts Need Community

As an adult, I prefer to be single. The funny thing is, I didn’t really think I’d struggle to find time to be alone until one day, I woke up a married woman with two kids and three dogs and realized I never had. Always Alone. While some people are afraid of being alone, I…

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Halo Effect: Why We Judge a Book by Its Cover

Even if we think logically and rationally, we seem easily biased by a single incident or personal characteristic (Nicolau, Mellinas, & Martín, 2022). The ‘halo effect’ recognizes that scoring someone or something high on one aspect positively or negatively affects our overall perception. For example, we may overlook cold coffee if the cafe’s barista finds…

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Even Extroverts Need Community

As an adult, I prefer to be single. The funny thing is, I didn’t really think I’d struggle to find time to be alone until one day, I woke up a married woman with two kids and three dogs and realized I never had. Always Alone. While some people are afraid of being alone, I…

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