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…

Androphobia: The Fear of Men

There are all kinds of phobias. However, one of the most striking and surprising is androphobia, the fear of men. Those who suffer from androphobia experience feelings of intense panic when they see a man or a group of men…

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…

The Theory of Multiple Intelligences

Understanding the theory of multiple intelligences and applying it within a classroom is the first step towards shaping a more inclusive school system. Many of the current educational models tend to limit the particular potential of each student, demonstrating without…

Merlin: Biography of a Legend

Merlin is the most famous wizard in history. Until now, there’s no absolute certainty that he actually existed, but many literary texts and historic books often mention him. However, according to experts, there’s more certainty about Merlin’s existence than King…

Common Sense Isn’t So Common

Descartes pointed out that common sense was the best-distributed quality in the world. That there was no person who didn’t have this gift of sensibleness. The famous mathematician and philosopher already understood that this dimension went beyond our idiosyncrasies. Also,…

Karoshi in Japan: Death from Overwork

On Christmas Day 2015, Matsuri Takahashi, a 24-year-old woman, threw herself out the window of her house and fell to her death. She had started working at Dentsu, a global advertising giant, in April of the same year. She was…

The Myth of Eros and Psyche

The myth of Eros and Psyche is about one of the three daughters of a king. According to the story, she wasn’t only the fairest woman in Anatolia (modern-day Turkey), but also the most beautiful one in the world. In…