Is our behavior shaped by nature or by nurture, that is, by genes or by environment? Nature and nurture are not exactly like chicken and egg, but more like one big chicken-egg scramble that simmers continuously throughout our lives and is stirred and seasoned all the time.
It is believed that children start to feel their sex identity and express their own gender by the age of three. However, if we consider that gender/sex identity is not something that you build from one day to the next, one question remains: how and when do we start embodying our gender/sex?
We all are aware that we spend a lot of time on the phone. We are less aware that sometimes we may snub others in favour of our phone. This behaviour is called phubbing and it is more frequent than we may expect.
The representation of mental disorders in society and pop culture repeatedly misses, at best, the nuances associated with the experience of living with a mental disorder. In the attempt of characterizing psychiatric disorders by creating dramatic and oversimplified caricatures, have we failed to recognize something fundamental that we all share to some extent despite our diagnostic boundaries?