Tag: psychology

Homemade chili oil and the psychology of spice-lovers

About me: “I am a hungry lifetarian, meaning that I am always thinking of ways to improve, enhance, or somehow better my life.” Ok…to be fair…this may only be part of the story. An equally appropriate description of sensation seekers, including myself,  is that the way we lead our lives may seem somewhat unfocused, dangerous, and risky to low sensation…

Up close with an emotions expert: Dr. Lauren Bylsma

One of the coolest things about being a scientist is the privilege of interacting with bright, creative women from a variety of disciplines. Actually as a grad student, I somehow became the token cancer bio girl at many psychology social events, and that’s where I met Dr. Lauren Bylsma. Since we share a love of delicious food, dark beer, random adventures, and…