Biographies

One way to gain a deeper knowledge of psychology is to learn about the theoretical and practical contributions of psychology writers. Important and influential thinkers and researchers in the field of psychology invite you to find out more about this science.

Eugen Bleuler: A Pioneer on Schizophrenia

Eugen Bleuler was born in 1857 in Zurich. Throughout his professional career, he made countless contributions to psychology. This is why it’s important to learn about the life of this psychiatrist and some of his more renowned and accomplished works.…

Bob Dylan – Biography of a Legend

Bob Dylan is one of the most influential musicians of the 20th and 21st centuries. He also embodies the most controversial Nobel Prize in Literature in history. His music is poetry, and his poetry is music. Thus, it broke many…

Chaim Ferster: A Man Who Cheated Death

Chaim Ferster isn’t a celebrity or a famous artist. Nevertheless, this 97-year old man, who’s the picture of health and worked until he was 92, is someone that we can all look up to. He managed to defeat the Nazis…

Medard Boss and the Dasein Philosophy

Medard Boss was a Swiss psychoanalytic psychiatrist who developed a form of psychotherapy known as Daseinsanalysis. This analysis worked with the psychotherapeutic side of psychoanalysis and Heidegger’s phenomenological and existential philosophy. The term Dasein is a common philosophical term; it has…

Ernesto Sabato: An Argentinian Renaissance Man

Ernesto Sabato was an intellectual without borders. He captivated people with his writing and brilliant speeches. Although the world fell in love with the Argentinian author’s words, he also made a name for himself in other fields. Sabato was a…

Jiddu Krishnamurti: Truth is a Pathless Land

Jiddu Krishnamurti is one of the most accomplished spiritual leaders of the 20th century. Before his 18th birthday, the Theosophical Society chose him to offer the society’s wisdom to the world. He underwent training by the Order of the Eastern…

Seven Amazing Quotes by Antonio Tabucchi

The works of Antonio Tabucchi are incredibly charming due to their simplicity and freshness. The way they’re written is so unique that they’re able to transport you to a different place. However, this isn’t surprising. No ordinary writer would be…

A Biography of Roman Polanski

Roman Polanski is one of the most famous living film directors. That being said, he has also been the center of a lot of scandals. Although they continue to haunt him year after year, they don’t seem to have had a…

Steven Pinker: THe Father of Evolutionary Psychology

Steven Pinker, born in 1954 in Montreal, is considered the father of evolutionary psychology. He’s also an important scientist, linguist, and writer. He has made major contributions to perception and language development in children. For all these reasons, we want…

Mary Shelley: A Troubled Life

Not many people know that the first great science fiction novel in history was the novel Frankenstein (also called The Modern Prometheus), written by Mary Shelley. Her famous book has since been adapted for film, television, and even cartoons. However,…

Keanu Reeves, A Different Kind of Celebrity

Keanu Reeves became famous for his portrayal of Neo in the movie The Matrix. At first glance, he seems like any other Hollywood celebrity: successful, rich, and probably a bit disconnected from how “normal” people live. However, Keanu Reeves isn’t a…

Isaac Newton, A Chiaroscuro Man

The most interesting part about Isaac Newton is that he was quite contradictory. Although we mainly remember him as the father of modern physics, in reality, he spent a lot more time on mystical matters. We perceive him as a…