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On tonight's episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, you'll hear the SVU squad talking about a topic few people do, something called tonic immobility. It sounds complicated, but it's one of the body's most basic responses?the "freeze response"?that happens when an individual is in danger. In today's post, Dr. Rebecca Campbell, professor of community psychology at Michigan State University, discusses tonic immobility in the context of sexual assault.
What I Know Now: Letters To My Younger Self
by Ellyn Spragins
Ellyn Spragins’s collection of forty-one letters by remarkable women from all walks of life is an inspirational read for all ages. Whether you peruse the book all at once or simply pick it up when you’re in need of some extra motivation, this compilation of letters will encourage and enlighten you.