I study psychology and this kind of thing happens a lot. Psychology is more prone to sensationalism than other sciences, since psychology impacts every human being. Unfortunately, this means that many anecdotal stories within psychology don’t really hold up — we need to look at the peer reviewed experiments. AP psych let a lot of students down in that regard

A queer, herbivorous, leftist Viking. I write about society, justice, and popular media. UChicago grad. Based in Iceland.

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