Latest articles by Andrea Cardenas
Intelligence is a Collective Reality

The brightest moments in the history of mankind demonstrate that those we call “geniuses” aren’t usually isolated figures. Whenever one of those privileged minds appears, there are many men and women around them who also stand out intellectually. That’s why…

Expressive Therapies: The Psychology of Drawing

Within the framework of expressive therapies, we can find the psychological interpretation of drawings. This can be an interesting resource in the evaluation of cases. Drawing tests can be a valuable source of information about the personal characteristics of the…

The Main Characteristics of Type A Personality

Before talking about a specific type of personality, we should get the basic concept out of the way. Personality is the set of characteristics that defines human beings, given that it distinguishes us from others. Furthermore, it serves to predict…

How to Avoid Dullness in a Relationship

Sometimes, it’s inevitable for routine to make an appearance in a relationship. The days go by and nothing new ever happens. There’s no motivation at all to do something different, which, as a consequence, leads to feelings of boredom and…

The Effects of Religion on the Brain

No matter each person’s religious beliefs (or lack of them, for that matter); one can’t deny that the effects of religion on the brain must be interesting to learn about. In fact, some religious beliefs are based on scientific facts…

The Psychology of the Witness

Witnesses are a fundamental part of a trial. What they have to say may support the different physical evidence presented before the judge. However, a witness’ testimony can’t be taken as a dogma of faith. Sometimes, and even if you…

The Great Fear of Disappointing Your Parents

There are many factors that can keep you from reaching your goals, such as procrastination, lack of clarity in your goals, or laziness. In this regard, there’s one factor that can greatly affect your long-term happiness, despite the fact that…

Letting Your Light Shine Bright

There are many opportunities to shine bright in life. More often than not, life is a mix of pleasant experiences and many obstacles and struggles that may put you to the test. In order to shine, you must go through…

Feeling like a Failure: A Painful Experience

Every single person has experienced failure at some point in their lives. Feeling defeated isn’t something that can be avoided. In this sense, although feeling like a failure can be quite intense and painful, it can lead to personal development. Failure…

Male Hysteria: Does It Truly Exist?

The concept of “hysteria” has radically changed over the years. It’s evolved into other different diagnoses. During the 19th century, it became a frequent diagnosis, especially in women. Back in the day, Freud’s mentor, Jean-Martin Charcot, described very clear cases…

Wanting to Feel Important and Admired by Others

We all want others to think we’re special and important. This has nothing to do with being narcissistic or self-centered. In fact, it’s a completely legitimate and even healthy desire. However, wanting to feel important is different than actually being…

Why Do We Like To Experience Fear?

Scary movies continue to gain followers as time goes by. Haunted houses, survival zombies, and scary experiences overall are now more fashionable than ever. And yet, if someone were to ask us why we like to experience fear, we simply…

Emotional Branding: What Is it Exactly?

Emotional branding is an advertising strategy that aims to establish an emotional connection with consumers. In other words, its goal is to strengthen the existing bond between a company and its clients through emotion instead of reason. This strategy seeks…

Holacracy: A New Organizational System

Holacracy is an organizational system characterized by horizontal authority figures and decision-making processes. In other words, it disregards the hierarchical distribution of responsibilities and power. Although this system may seem strange and anarchic, it’s already been adopted by some organizations…

The Bobo Doll Experiment and Aggressiveness

Between 1961 and 1963, Canadian psychologist Albert Bandura conducted an experiment to analyze children’s behavior when they saw adults being aggressive towards a doll. As a matter of fact, the Bobo doll experiment is the empirical demonstration of one of…

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