The Finblog on “documentaries to watch”

What is better than getting comfy on the couch, binging on delicious snacks, and watching some enlightening docos? Not much in my opinion! So if you’re looking for some new documentaries to watch, these are my current suggestions: Shark Water- Shark water uncovers the truth about shark conservation, and highlights so many of the illegal things happening to worldwide shark […]

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The Finblog on “The Psychology of Plants”

Indoor plants aren’t just visually pleasing (& great for Instagram pictures) – there’s a few psychological benefits hidden among their leaves too: Stress reduction Are you a fan of red-flowering geraniums? If you would describe yourself as a ‘stressed woman’, then your answer most certainly should be yes. A 2002 study(1) revealed that red-flowering geraniums may promote faster and more […]

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The Finblog on “What Is Conservation Psychology?”

Thank you for all the messages – it’s great to see so many people interested in conservation psychology! Conservation psychology is not considered a ‘sub-discipline’ of psychology, but rather, a ‘field’ – the difference being that a ‘sub-discipline’ involves members that are trained in the same area (e.g., podiatrists/podiatry), while a ‘field’ encompasses people that have been trained in different […]

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Introducing the “Fin-Blog” Segment

A couple of months ago my good friend (& fellow PhD Conservation psychology candidate) and I, embarked on a new social media venture. We created ‘SomethingaboutFinley‘. Finley is a shark who adventures, conserves, and educates through his Instagram, and now also through his very own segment on this blog! Through our research (for more information on conservation psychology go here), […]

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