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What is Neurogenesis and Why is it Important?

There’s a widespread myth that says neurons only form during childhood. However, this isn’t true. Neurogenesis is the birth of new cells. This phenomenon represents a key aspect in neuroplasticity and in important processes such as learning and memory storage in the…

5 Affirmations that Can Neutralize a Narcissist

It’s not easy to neutralize a narcissist because they tend to be really charming and have significant social support. Most of them have one or several lovely facets within their personality. They don’t think of themselves as narcissists, but as…

Defeating an Enemy According to Zen Buddhism

Eastern philosophies see combat very differently than Western ones. For many of those schools of thought, defeating an enemy doesn’t mean bringing them down, destroying, or annulling them. For them, winning means neutralizing those who want to hurt us and, if…

Women of Sand: Femicides in Ciudad Juarez

Humberto Robles, a Mexican playwright, wrote the play Women of Sand (Mujeres de arena). It’s the testimony of women who speak about the horror of the femicides in Ciudad Juarez. Women of Sand speaks out against these murders and places them…

The Two Sides of Ambition

Ambition is paradoxical. Some schools of thought condemn ambition, while others praise it. In fact, ambition is one of those traits that we aren’t sure whether to classify as a virtue or a flaw. That’s why we decided to talk about the…

How Does Stress Affect Women?

Stress, like any other anxiety disorder, doesn’t discriminate between men and women, poor or rich, young or old. However, what we do know is that stress affects women and men differently. The emotional responses are different, as well as the physical,…

Why Some People Don’t Admit Their Mistakes

Just like Alexander Pope once said, “To err is human; to forgive, divine”. However, we live in a time of apparent perfection. In this day and age, many people don’t like to admit their mistakes. In addition, politicians don’t take responsibility for their…

The Different Sides of Narcissism

We all need a good dosage of self-love to know how to value ourselves and have a good self-esteem. However, narcissistic people look very confident in themselves when, deep down, they feel extremely insecure. In this article, we’ll be exposing…

From Soul Science to Behavioral Science

These days, we talk about psychology as a behavioral science. However, etymologically, psychology means the science of the soul. In this article, we’re going to see how the concept of psychology has evolved over the centuries. The concept and objective of psychology…

The 5 Keys to Preventing Digital Dementia

It’s impossible to talk about digital dementia without talking about German psychiatrist Manfred Spitzer. Thanks to his work, we now know that digital dementia is the reduction of our cognitive abilities due to the misuse of new technologies. This kind of dementia…

What is a Neuropsychological Evaluation?

Neuropsychological or cognitive evaluation is a diagnostic method designed specifically to explore people’s cognitive function. It provides valuable information that might not show up in other kinds of studies. As such, healthcare providers use it as a complement to neuroimaging or…

The Body Language of a Man in Love

We all know that the average man has a hard time expressing his true feelings. Although this isn’t as pronounced as it was decades ago, there are still many men out there who can’t seem to connect with their emotional…

Psychopharmacology: Characteristics and History

It wasn’t until the 19th century that French and German scientists began to study human behavior in adaptive terms. A new paradigm emerged that labeled problems as “disorders”. That was the beginning of the attempt to control behavioral symptoms with psychopharmacology. This…

Honest People: Characteristics and Behavior

Honest people never try to please everyone. They don’t like hypocrisy, which is why they don’t hesitate to practice the only language they know: honesty. They’re loyal and firm in their convictions. In addition, they know just how to create…

Executive Functions: The Brain’s Mental Abilities

Executive functions are complex cognitive processes. They’re mental activities we use to relate to our environment, work, create, prioritize some activities over others, control time, and even motivate ourselves. They’re automatic processes we execute daily without even realizing it. At…

The Benefits and Downsides of Self-Disclosure

What do we do when we first meet someone? To break the ice and start a smooth conversation, we make use of self-disclosure, which means providing information about ourselves. No one’s asking us about personal stuff. However, we make use…

5 Easy Yoga Poses to Channel Your Energy

Practicing yoga poses on a regular basis helps you channel your energy and control your focus to be more present.  In the moments when you feel you have no control, yoga poses can help you connect with whatever you’re going…

Internet Gaming Disorder: What’s it All About?

Lately, people have been demanding treatment for teenagers with Internet use problems. This is because it’s not uncommon to see young people suffering from disorders such as Internet gaming disorder. Young people use the Internet to access a wide variety of…

The Top 7 Leo Tolstoy Quotes

It’s always a good time to read Leo Tolstoy quotes. Reading his quotes allows us to picture a certain past lifestyle. It also allows us to learn about one of the most important Russian novelists. Leo Tolstoy was an interesting character. He…

The Long-Term Effects of Cannabis on the Brain

The consumption of cannabis is a controversial subject. There are many studies on the benefits and adverse effects of pot. More and more countries are legalizing cannabis. However, many experts are questioning the effectiveness of medicinal marijuana. Are medical marijuana and…

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