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Emily T. Oct 28, 2016 1522 views

How difficult is it to keep yourself from becoming emotionally drained as a psychologist?

I have always been an empath, and I love nothing more than to talk people through their problems and help in any way I can. Sometimes, though, I find myself almost "absorbing" the negative emotions and energies in the people I'm talking with. I want to become a professional psychologist, most...

#empathy #therapy #counseling #mental-health #neuroscience #work-life-balance #mental-health-counseling #psychology

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Emily T. Oct 28, 2016 578 views

As a woman hoping to enter the field of neuroscience, what are the best ways to combat the idea that cutting-edge STEM fields are better suited to men?

As a future psychologist, neuroscientist, and/or neurobiology researcher, I am concerned about the male-centric views surrounding STEM fields. As a feminist, though, I won't let this deter me. I am only wondering how other women studying and/or working in STEM, especially in psychology or...

#sexism #therapy #biology #gender #research #neuroscience #neurobiology #psychology