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The Origins of Educational Psychology

Aristotle once said that “The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet“. Many things have changed since that time. However, we could say that his phrase was accurate and is still meaningful today. Educational psychology developed throughout…

Conceptual Change Theory: How to Teach Science

Certain science-related school subjects require a lot of cognitive effort. This is mainly due to the fact that the students need to understand the content deeply, something that current educational methodologies don’t help the students achieve. In this regard, the theory…

What is an Information Society?

Nowadays, we live in an information society. This is an ecosystem conditioned by the available technology that allows rapid access to and diffusion of information. If we look around us, we’ll realize that technological development is everywhere. These technological innovations…

Running a Marathon: Mind Over Matter

Practicing a sport is both a physical and psychological discipline. Facing an opponent, running a marathon, or joining a sports team requires effort, training, and putting mind over matter. Thus, in order to achieve your goals, whether they’re professional or personal,…

Three Approaches to the Study of Personality

Everyone knows what personality is, but no one can explain it with words. This is one of the main problems in the study of personality. Every author has their own scientific definition of the concept. Despite this, personality is known to be…

What is the Paradoxical Intention Technique?

The tools that psychologists work with are what we call psychological techniques. These techniques should only be used by specialists in the mental health field. One clear example of these techniques is paradoxical intention. More often than not, these techniques…

Three Political Propaganda Tactics

Although political propaganda fell into disuse in the last decades of the 20th century, its effects are still noticeable today. Nowadays, due to social media and other platforms, this concept is camouflaged as persuasion or advertisement. What is political propaganda?…

The Effects of Benzodiazepines

It’s 10:30 p.m. and I just took a dose of Alprazolam. I didn’t take a high dose, but I’m not used to this medicine and its effect is more intense. Alprazolam is a benzodiazepine that’s prescribed to treat panic and…

Four Emotional Regulation Techniques

All emotions arise due to a specific reason and it’s never a good idea to suppress them. It also isn’t a good idea to allow them to take over. In this sense, there are emotional regulation techniques that can help…

Take Over the Reins of Your Own Life

Most people expect to wake up and have all their problems solved, as if by magic. Although this would be ideal, it’s not a functional way to think. Therefore, the best thing you can do is take over the reins…

Cerebral Lobes: Characteristics and Functions

Everything we are is in our brain. This amazing and immensely complex organ is a reflection of our successful evolutionary history as a species. The human brain is categorized into four different cerebral lobes. Our conscience resides in these lobes.…

Physical Exercise to Help Overcome Addiction

It’s common knowledge that exercise has many physical and mental health benefits. In addition, physical exercise can help overcome many problems, including addiction. This isn’t a hypothesis or a theory, it’s what various investigations show. Most of the treatments for addiction…

5 Buddhism Tips to Manage Chaos

The world has never been a peaceful place. Each historic era has had its share of negative events. In the world we live in now, everything seems constantly chaotic. However, there are some Buddhism tips that can help us deal with chaos.…

Doxing and the Threat of Revealing Personal Information

Doxing comes from the word documents. It’s the combination of the abbreviation for documents (dox) and the suffix “ing”. In this Internet era, very few people don’t have a Facebook account, don’t have an online store, or don’t shop online. Information technology has made…

7 Tips for Parent WhatsApp Groups

Current technological advances allow us to be increasingly more involved in our children’s education. Nowadays, there are platforms to see their grades online and even notifications about the latest news related to their studies. The Internet has revolutionized the current…

Motherhood: How to Take it on and Not Die Trying

Motherhood is a unique experience that makes us grow and enjoy life. It’s also a rollercoaster of emotions: a vital stage of happiness, exhaustion, changes, and expectations that we must learn to control. Undertaking motherhood can go from something overwhelming to…

Psychological Causes of Absenteeism

Did you know that looking at your private emails during work hours is a type of absenteeism? In general, this practice is a deliberate absenteeism from work during the legal work schedule. It can also be considered desertion of your job…

Technopathology and New 2.0 Illnesses

Technopathology is a term that refers to mental, physical, and social disorders related to the abuse of technological devices. Let’s understand the context in which this technopathology is developing: the introduction of ICT (information and communications technology) in our day-to-day lives…

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