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…

The Legal Aspects of Practicing Psychology

The job of a psychologist is, among other things, to help people improve their quality of life and well-being. Psychologists can have a direct influence on individual and group development, which is why it’s extremely important for them to be…

Five Films to Work On Children’s Self-Esteem

Cinema is more than just a fun day out – it can also be a valuable educational and training resource. Knowing about films that can work on children’s self-esteem gives us the opportunity to help children find more than just…

Josef Breuer: The Forefather of Psychoanalysis

Josef Breuer was a distinguished doctor and physiologist who played a crucial role in the genesis of psychoanalysis. He was close friends with Sigmund Freud, who saw him as a father figure. The two men greatly admired and respected each…

The Importance of Training Ourselves to Persevere

Training ourselves to persevere is something that will help us face all the challenges that come our way. Thanks to this psychological strength, we’ll reach goals, cope with adversities, and strengthen our character to never give up. Maybe training ourselves…

Us: From Laughter to Screams

Us is Jordan Peele’s latest cinematic perversion. I don’t mean “perversion” in the strict sense of the word, though. I’m thinking of it in critical terms, where you break from pre-established norms. In this film, comedy and horror go hand-in-hand. It’s a…

Circles of Men: The Benefits of this Practice

The circles of men make up a practice with great psychological benefits. Actually, some people brought it back from an antique exercise. Before it was common to gather around a campfire to share stories, solve problems, find advice, learn, vent…

Five Nikola Tesla Quotes

These Nikola Tesla quotes remind us of the importance of ingenuity, imagination, creativity, and perseverance. Unfortunately, Tesla and his entrepreneurial spirit didn’t get the recognition he deserved in his lifetime. You’ve probably heard of the Tesla car. Elon Musk, the…

Shaun Ellis: A Man Among Wolves

Some people believe that Shaun Ellis isn’t right in the head. Others believe he’s just eccentric and a show-off. There are others that admire him and think his life is inspirational and poetic, a true glorification of the instinctive friendship…

The Math Teacher Metaphor

There are many cases where your thoughts work more against you than for you. The problem isn’t so much what the thoughts are about, as is the way you come about them. They’re often cognitive errors that stem from poor…

Édouard Manet: The First Impressionist

Édouard Manet was a 19th-century French painter who acted as inspiration for countless later painters, with his distinctive style and focus. Manet paved a new path by defying the traditional subjects in painting and portraying the events and circumstances of his…

The Bizarre Days of the Black Death

One day, a contaminated cargo arrived in a port city of 100.000 inhabitants and of big commercial importance. In less than a month, 300 people were dying each day from this pandemic. By the end of it, 10% of the…