I hope something in this mix gets your mental corn popping—or, at least makes you smile.
Julie Compton wonders why boys aren’t getting better access to mental health care. The answers are sad, but unsurprising. NBC
SciShow Psych looks at antisocial personality disorder, of ASPD, and why it’s not the same as introversion.
Amanda Shendruk: the line, circle, and triangle that can help you with your holiday anxiety. Quartzy
Charlie Jane Anders: seven trans performers share the challenges they still face and their hopes for the future. Teen Vogue
The Guardian considers the alba amicorum: was it the original Facebook to Renaissance teens?
ASAP Science: this is why the holidays can suck!
And two really cute vids, just to bring a wee smile to your lips (and maybe heart?):
Parrot steals bottlecap – and does a victory dance!
The pika (AKA bunny-rat) might be the world’s cutest thief! BBC
I hope you enjoyed this week’s edutainment mix.
Until next Tipsday, be well, be kind, and stay strong. The world needs your stories!