Culture

In this culture section, you’ll find the latest news about psychology. Discover more about literary topics, articles, philosophy, and explore our stories and reflections. Because there’s no better way to stimulate the mind than culture in all its different forms: cinema, music, books…

Three Great Moral Dilemmas

Moral dilemmas are paradoxical situations in which there’s a contradiction of values. In these scenarios, an individual’s actions are somehow always going to create damage. What one needs to evaluate is which option causes less damage and/or which of the…

Zazen Practice – The Secret of Zen

Zazen practice didn’t reach Western culture until the beginning of the 20th century. It entered this society through our appreciation of martial arts and Japanese-style gardens. What exactly is zazen practice? The foundation of zazen practice is meditation in the…

The Phenomenon of Influencers in Social Networks

Globalization led to the phenomenon of influencers in social networks and it’s even impacting the way people understand marketing. Advertising saturation, added to the heyday that social networks experienced, changed the paradigm and companies had to rethink new actions in…

A Walk Down Memory Lane: The Lion King

Disney uses nostalgia to sell. Nowadays, there are many remakes of the 90s Disney movies, Disney Renaissance. These remakes mean to drive people to go to the movies and revisit the past, but they’ll probably won’t be up to their…

All about Freedom of Expression

For democracy, dialogue, and development to thrive, society needs a critical element: freedom of expression. This is because it’s a universal right that everyone should enjoy. Thus, all human beings must have the right to express their opinions and express…

The Atir-Rosenzweig-Dunning Effect

Researchers Stav Atir, Emily Rosenzweig, and David Dunning defined the Atir-Rosenzweig-Dunning effect through studies they conducted. This curious phenomenon is when experts in a field of study believe they know more than they actually do. The researchers identified this effect…

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Over the years, psychology has adopted a wide array of approaches to understand and address human behavior. Each approach has its theoretical foundation and practical applications. For more than three decades, cognitive behavioral therapy has proven to be one of…

The Future is Here: Quantum Computing

Technological breakthroughs give way to an ever-changing and fast-moving world. Today, digital literacy is important and necessary, as it shortens the gap between social and economic developments. In short, we’re all living in a society where technological breakthroughs are the…

Aston Hall Psychiatric Hospital – The Grim Story

The Aston Hall psychiatric hospital became infamous after several allegations of abuse from former patients became public. It all happened in 1993 and, shortly after, the building was torn down and a residential complex arose in its place. We’ll never…

Boredom in Children – A Powerful Learning Tool

Today’s article is about the power of boredom in children. First of all, you must understand that the human brain is designed for seeking constant stimulation. For example, it’s difficult to talk to someone if there’s a TV behind you.…

Three Incredible Death Rituals by Gorillas

A group of researchers startled the world by publishing three videos of spontaneous death rituals by gorillas. From what the videos show, it seems like these primates have an idea of what death is, and they mourn and feel sad…