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Dreams Originate in the “Hot Zone” in Your Brain

New research and new discoveries in sleep science are always fascinating. For many people, dreams are an important source of personal discovery. A research team of neuroscientists from the United States, Italy, and Switzerland have discovered what they call the…

The Psychology of Social Media Trolls

What leads someone to attack others on social media? Why do some people hurt others? How does the Internet become the perfect platform for negative and malicious people? There are people who know that their comments are aggressive and potentially offensive, but they write…

What is Abnormal Psychology?

You’ve probably never heard the term abnormal psychology before. However, as we’ll see in this article, abnormal psychology is very well-known. To understand this particular field, you have to understand what we mean we say “abnormal”. At first glance, it seems obvious.…

I Won’t Let You Feel Alone

This letter is for you. I want you to know that I won’t let you feel alone anymore. No one will pass you by, you’ll no longer feel unappreciated or taken advantage of. I won’t let you feel alone because you…

Beauty is Accepting Who You Are

There’s nothing more attractive than accepting who you are. There’s no greater satisfaction than discovering your value, strengths, and needs. Only then will you make the best decisions, decisions that will make you feel free and filled with that particular beauty…

Transpersonal Consciousness

Transpersonal psychology is the only school of psychology that studies the processes that transcend individual identity and the states of consciousness. Within this framework, people study transpersonal consciousness based on three broad developmental categories: the pre-egoic, the egoic, and the transpersonal…

A Paradigm Shift in Education

In many cases, technology moves so fast that we’re not able to keep up. However, this isn’t happening with new generations. They grow up with a bottle in one hand and a tablet in the other. The education system isn’t serving them any…

Narcissists Never Say Sorry

From a distance, a narcissist with a plan can seem charming, self-confident, and even considerate. Nevertheless, there are a few things that narcissists never do, especially when it comes to relationships. They never say sorry, never try to repair the damage…

When the Results Depend on Epistemology

You’ve probably heard the term epistemology before. The complexity of the word itself makes it seem important and, in fact, it is. Plenty of people have studied this term and debated it. But what is epistemology? Epistemology is the branch of philosophy…

What Exactly is the Stress Response?

Everyone has experienced stress before. Stress affects different aspects of your day-to-day life and can even condition you in certain ways. But do you know what the stress response is? Stress manifests when there is cumulative fatigue in different bodily…

Feeling Protected Makes Us Happy

All human beings need protection. Sometimes we’re fragile and feel a deep need to be protected. This is a fundamental need that exists from the time we’re born until the day we die. Feeling protected helps us create healthy attachments with those around…

Carl Jung’s Collective Unconscious

Feelings, thoughts, memories, rituals, myths… With his theory of the collective unconscious, Carl Jung argued that these common elements of humanity are a kind of mental heritage. As a social group, we inherit these meanings. According to Jung’s theory, these…

The Dictatorship of Likes

Social media is here to stay. This new form of communication has completely revolutionized the way we understand the world. Although it has significant advantages, they have come at a high price for some people. That’s because some of us…

Five Fatalistic Beliefs that Paralyze You

Many people are unaware of their deep-rooted fatalistic beliefs. These beliefs somehow filter into your consciousness at some point and stay there for years. You believe that the way you see the world is normal and you rarely question your ideas. However,…

The Value of Your Positive Memories

Positive memories provide stability and are safe havens with the extraordinary ability to protect us. The brain is capable of storing, organizing, and prioritizing all of your memories. In fact, for many years, psychologists used the computer metaphor to explain how…

Internet Trolls and Their Aggression

Internet trolls use aggression to trigger an emotional response, provoke, antagonize, or simply harass other people. Experts believe that those who engage in trolling are narcissists. They have low self-esteem and are motivated by revenge or simple boredom. These days,…

American History X: What’s Behind the Racism?

American History X hit the big screen in 1998. Tony Kaye directed this North American film starring Edward Furlong and a barely recognizable Edward Norton. The movie takes place in modern day United States. In the movie, immigration has changed the…

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