• Mind,  Population,  Psychology,  Technology,  Urban

    How Societal Pressure, Competition, Population, and Technology are Impacting Mental Health

    However, technology can also have negative impacts on mental health. For example, excessive use of social media can lead to feelings of isolation, anxiety, and depression. Additionally, the constant availability of information and stimulation can make it difficult for people to relax and de-stress. Overall, the connections between mental health, societal pressure, competition, population, and technology are complex and multifaceted. There is no single factor that can explain the rising rates of mental health problems in the world. However, these five factors are all important to consider when trying to understand the causes of mental health problems and how to address them. Here are some corroborative examples that connect these…

  • Mind,  Psychology

    The Perils of Population: The Beast Within

    The United States is a country with a wide range of population densities. Some areas, such as rural Alaska, have very low population densities, while others, such as New York City, have very high population densities. This variation in population density has led to a great deal of research on the relationship between population density and crime. Deindividuation and Crime One of the main theories about the relationship between population density and crime is the deindividuation theory. This theory states that people are more likely to engage in antisocial behavior when they are in a group setting and they feel like they are not being watched or judged. This is…