Author: Paul Hershberger

Necks

by Volume 13, Number 6 The 17th century philosopher René Descartes had a profound impact on perspectives of health and illness, as he challenged the prevailing notion of his time that sickness was a form of divine punishment. Descartes’ argued…

Loneliness

by Volume 13, Number 5 Loneliness is as an unpleasant emotional state in which one perceives social isolation from others. In other words, it can be thought of as the discrepancy between a person’s desired and actual quality of social…

Smartphone Screen Time and Sleep

by Volume 13, Number 3 The blue wavelength of the light spectrum has the strongest impact on the human circadian rhythm. Particular photo-receptors in the eye, intrinsically photosensitive Retinal Ganglion Cells (ipRGCs), are particularly sensitive to blue light and provide…

Partner Happiness

by Volume 13, Number 2 People who are happy and have a high degree of satisfaction with their lives are healthier, according to numerous research studies. It is also known that moods tend to be contagious in social interactions, and…