Final post

This is the last blog I will write regarding my Watson experience. It has been long, hard and long but also amazing. I am incredibly grateful for the opportunity to see how different cultures and hospital work to provide patient care. I have learned many things about different cultures and psychological techniques that I will… Continue reading Final post

Psychology and Communism in Slovenia

Psychology in Slovenia has a short history that has a deep association with communism.  The first book on psychology written in the Slovenian language was a textbook in Experimental Psychology written by Gabrsek in 1890 (Pecjak and Polic, 1996). Until World War II, only 20 psychology books in the Slovenian language were published and distributed in the country, one could say the practice… Continue reading Psychology and Communism in Slovenia

Varanasi “The Scared Hindu Land”-Varanasi “La Sagrada Tierra Hindú”

English Varanasi has been a cultural center of North India for many years thanks to its direct access to the Ganges River (the physical manifestation of a very powerful Hindu goddess who takes away people’s sins). Hindus believe that death in the city will bring salvation, making it a major center for pilgrimage for people… Continue reading Varanasi “The Scared Hindu Land”-Varanasi “La Sagrada Tierra Hindú”

A conversation over Chai. Una conversación sobre Chai

  English Historically, tea in India was viewed as an herbal medicine, rather than as a beverage for taste. Some chai spice blends still in current use are derived from Ayurvedic medical texts. Popular spices include anise, cinnamon, clove, cardamom, peppercorn and ginger. Traditional preparation actually calls for the spices, milk and leaves to be… Continue reading A conversation over Chai. Una conversación sobre Chai