An Appeal from the Psychology Student


A chronic student of psychology.

Psychology has loads and loads of misconceptions—both within the field and outside of it. There are few that bother me more than the one that, very likely, every student or practitioner of psychology has heard multiple times in their lives. You know how it goes, but I’ll remind you:

“So, what do you do?”

“I study/practice (some form of, any form of!) psychology.”

“Oh, so are you like, ANALYZING me right now?” Continue reading