Article of the Day: 3 Fascinating Discoveries About Laughter

There are some well-known facts about laughter. laughter functions to create social bonds laughing increases our short-term pain tolerance a small dose of humor can increase immunological functioning laughter during negotiations increases the likelihood of small concessions All of these scientific findings are interesting but obvious. Here are a few less well-known discoveries. 1. The 

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Article of the Day: 11 Mind-blowing Psychology Findings on Daily Choices

If you assume that you understand why you think and act the way you do, you’re probably wrong. Decades of psychological research suggest that people behave in ways that are mysterious and perplexing — even to themselves. We sifted through the Quora thread, “What are some mind-blowing facts about social psychology?” and pulled out the 

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Field Trip to ImizamoYethu

Initially this trip was organized for our Study Abroad student from the US. I invited two other students from Cornerstone Institute to join on this occasion. The reason why I chose these Cornerstone students was that both of them showed interest in working with and in communities. In classrooms you learn theory, and there comes 

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Uniquely South African Story of Forgiveness

The screening of the seminal documentary “Black Christmas” took place on the 24th of June 2016 at Cornerstone Institute. Among the audience members we were honoured too have welcomed producer of the film, Prof. Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela. The work is a uniquely South African story that probes the deep dimensions and many layers of forgiveness, with special 

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