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…

Sobekneferu: The Non-Conforming Pharaoh

Sobekneferu, meaning “the beauty of Sobek”, is the first female pharaoh. As you would expect, Sobekneferu’s life was filled with amazing and shocking moments that are also truly inspiring. She was a woman who took over a male-dominated role. Sobekneferu…

The Mysteries of Octopus Intelligence

Octopus intelligence is a very interesting subject. These creatures have an amazing mind. Interestingly enough, the more than 500 million neurons octopuses possess are located in their tentacles. An octopus tentacle helps it feel, smell, and even make decisions. Those…

How Unconscious Guilt Manifests Itself

Guilt is a complex feeling, influenced by many factors. You experience it as remorse, self-blame, and a feeling of personal indignity. However, it’s not always a conscious feeling. Some experiences lead to unconscious guilt, which is a self-accusation that causes discomfort…

Five Fabulous Gaston Bachelard Quotes

Gaston Bachelard was an amazing writer who left us beautiful quotes. If there was one thing this author could do, it was to play with words and ideas in a magical way. He could make the harshest truth take flight.…

The Feminine Archetypes and Transformative Anger

Archetypes represent different roles. In this article, we’re going to discuss feminine archetypes and their essence: transformative anger. Archetypes are recurring elements of the unconscious, predispositions of the human psyche that correspond to emotional, behavioral, and cognitive patterns. These patterns…

The Fortnite Phenomenon

One hundred players are thrown into an island where only one of them can survive. If you want to win, you must be quick, find a good strategy, have a hawk eye to shoot your targets, and know when you…

David G. Cooper: The Anti-Psychiatry Pioneer

The founders of anti-psychiatry are David G. Cooper, R.D. Laing, Thomas Szasz, and Michel Foucault. This anti-psychiatry revolution took place in the sixties and its main interest was to denounce the gaps, theoretical problems, and abuse in the practice of…

Achieving Nirvana: The State of Freedom

Nirvana is considered a state of freedom from suffering or dukkha and part of the rebirth cycle in Śramaṇa philosophy. It’s one of the most important concepts in Buddhism, Jainism, and Hinduism. Different spiritual practices or techniques help people achieve nirvana.…

The Heroine’s Journey

The heroine’s journey, like any archetypical hero’s journey, is a process of individuation. The traveler sets off on an adventure out of her ordinary world to face enemies and dragons. The hero overcomes obstacles with the help of a mentor…