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…

Anthony de Mello: Biography of a Spiritual Mentor

Anthony de Mello was an Indian Jesuit priest, spiritual guide, and psychotherapist. He became famous for his books, lectures, and unique personality. While he was an awkward figure for many, he was an inspiring one for others. In his books…

How to Find Your Place in the World

You feel like you don’t fit in anywhere. You wake up every day feeling an emotional emptiness. For some reason, it seems impossible to find your place in the world. Everywhere you go feels strange to you. Sometimes, you don’t…

Digital Insomnia and Keys to Stopping It

Many people use their cell phones or computers before bed. Then, they have a hard time falling asleep. This is because electronic devices emit a blue light that affects our brains by causing a reduction in the segregation of melatonin,…

Five Mindful Eating Habits

To eat mindfully, you have to examine your eating habits. It’s also important to control your eating-related thoughts and emotions. Following a smart diet will allow you to better enjoy your meals and break any kind of relationship they may…

Menstrual Cycle Phases: Psychological Characteristics

Women menstruate every month. The changes a woman experiences during her menstrual cycle are part of a natural phenomenon that has four different phases. Menstruation is the best-known phase due to its characteristics and the advertising surrounding it. However, there…

Animal-Assisted Therapy for Alzheimer’s Patients

According to some studies, animal-assisted therapy is one of the best non-pharmacological treatments that most benefits Alzheimer’s patients. There are currently five medications for treating the cognitive problems that result from Alzheimer’s disease. In this regard, four of them are…

Elderly Life: Loneliness at the Nursing Home

Every time I visit a nursing home, I feel conflicting emotions inside me. On one hand, I feel an immense joy for the existence of these fantastic centers that take care of elderly people. Every professional that works in these…

Herbert Spencer: Biography and Work

Herbert Spencer was one of the biggest thinkers of his time. This English philosopher, psychologist, sociologist, and natural law expert was the greatest leader of social Darwinism and positivism of his time. In fact, he applied evolutionist laws to philosophy…

Five Tips for Leading Groups and Teams

Leading groups and teams isn’t easy. No matter how many leadership skills you might have, you can make mistakes if you overlook some essential elements. For this reason, today we’ll look at five tips that’ll help you lead groups and…

Monet: The Master of Impressionism

Oscar-Claude Monet is one of the most famous French painters. He was born on November 14th, 1840, in Paris, France. His family moved to Le Havre when he was five and his father started working as a merchant. His mother,…

Instagram: The Disintegrated Ego

We don’t know if, within a few years, social media will rank as one of the most harmful and useless elements of the Internet. Perhaps studies will keep on revealing that social media platforms such as Instagram are detrimental to…

Jules Verne: The Extraordinary Journey of His Life

Most people have heard of Jules Verne. Immersing yourself in Verne’s incredible adventures is fascinating. It’s also incredible how a man from the 19th century was able to predict some future discoveries and inventions. In his writing, Jules Verne managed…

How Does Nicotine Affect the Brain?

For a long time, many people ignored the fact that nicotine use can lead to addiction. However, scientists have discovered that this substance can lead to a dependence similar to hard drugs such as cocaine or amphetamines. Nicotine is able…

Louis XIV: Biography of the Sun King

Louis XIV was the son of King Louis XIII of France and his wife Queen Anne of Austria. Louis XIII and Anne tried to have children for many years before Louis XIV was finally born on May 14th, 1643. He…

Pseudocyesis or False Pregnancy

False pregnancy is also known as pseudocyesis. John Mason Good first coined the term in 1823 and experts now consider it the most distressing psychosomatic condition in medical literature. Pseudocyesis is the only psychosomatic condition whose psychological etiology doesn’t leave…

Healthy Friendships: Bonds that Help You Grow

There are friendships you rekindle every once in a little while. Likewise, there are others that end due to different circumstances or lack of time. Other friendships help you grow because they give you strength, support, and assistance. These are…