Mistyped: I was wrong about my Myers-Briggs type

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One interesting fact about me is that I tend to be addicted to those online personality quizzes. Whether it is “What Harry Potter character are you?,” “What 90’s alternative band should you listen to?” or “Can I guess your age?” I find these meaningless tests to be an amusing way to pass my free time. Now […]

Top 10 of 2016

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2017 is only hours away, time to take a look at the year that was – and the top ten Edge Magazine posts of 2016! 10. Gannon Goes to Cedar Point! Gannon goes to Cedar Point!   9. Embracing Emotional Wellness at Gannon University Embracing Emotional Wellness at Gannon University   8. The Psychology of […]

The Psychology of Starting a Non-Profit

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Do you ever think about your plans for after college? Meet Brandon Wiley, a successful graduate of undergraduate and graduate programs in psychology at Gannon University. He has a message for you: “Determining which degree you want to pursue can be a daunting task. Is there going to be enough jobs for me? Am I going to be […]

The Psychology of Overthinking in College

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As an anxious person experiencing the stresses of college, I have a tendency to overthink everything. I always seem to be in panic mode and fear that everything that could possibly go wrong will go wrong. Then whenever something goes right, I have a tendency to over-analyze everything and try to figure out what should […]

Alumni Q&A: Matt Kridel

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Currently pursuing a Ph.D. in clinical/counseling psychology at the University of South Alabama, Matt Kridel ’14 reflects on his time at Gannon and plans for the future.   Looking back, how did Gannon prepare you for where you are now? Gannon prepared me for where I am now in two big ways. First, my incredible […]

Performing a mental health ‘reset’

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I had the privilege of attending a lecture given by Stacy Pershall, a woman plagued by several mental illnesses. She battled an eating disorder and borderline personality disorder for a majority of her life. Her lecture was about living and coping with her conditions and how she finally found a treatment that worked for her. […]

Post Secret U returns

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Post Secret U, is being presented by Gannon University’s Active Minds organization, will be going on Wednesday until March 14. Post Secret U is a campus-based community art project that uses submitted secrets as an art display. PostSecret is an ongoing community art project and blog, created and maintained by Frank Warren, where people mail […]

Best Class: Human Development with Townsend

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Every student at Gannon has a number of electives available to take whatever classes they want. To get a minor To get a second major To investigate new interests But the question for everyone is: “What class should I take?” My recommendation is Psychology of Human Development with Barbara Townsend. Not only was this class […]

Anticipating grad school

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“I see you shiver with antici…“ I’m finally done with my applications for graduate school. I’ve applied to six schools with programs in clinical and counseling psychology, as well as public health. And now all I can do is wait and wait and wait…. As of the date I am writing this article, I’ve only […]

PostSecretU and Day of Silence at Gannon

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Service, inclusiveness and social responsibility are all part of Gannon University’s mission. Each appears in Gannon’s mission statement and there’s even a department – the Center for Social Concerns – dedicated to these goals. And in the month of April, two campus groups – Active Minds and Love is for Everyone (LIFE) – are hosting […]