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…

How to Be Lucky

Does good luck really exist? Are some people more lucky than others? Undoubtedly, this is a topic for debate. When things don’t go well for us, and others around us seem to have all the luck in the world, we often…

9 Essential Books on Psychology

Psychology books, also known as self-help books, are among the most highly demanded today. Managing our emotions and understanding how we operate internally is essential to leading a full life. Therefore, psychology books are an excellent tool for knowledge and personal growth.…

The Mystery of Dreams

Some people choose not to pay attention to their dreams, while others think about them a lot. And some people think that dreams are the desperate cry of the things we don’t say when we’re awake. There are many different…

Lying: Does It Sometimes Help?

If we ask ourselves, surely most of us would say we hate lying and do not tolerate deceit. In general, we address the issue in a moral way and therefore condemn any behavior that is associated with falsehood. The funny…

Gray Hair and Stress: Are They Related?

According to the legend of Marie Antoinette, queen of France, after being condemned to death by guillotine, she woke up the morning after her sentencing and her hair had turned totally grey. Was it the stress over hearing the sentence that…

Facundo Cabral on Sadness and Distraction

Argentine singer-songwriter Facundo Cabral was known for sharing his way of thinking through deep reflection. Through satire, anarchism, social criticism, and optimism, he sent warm messages. In his performances, he often quoted Whitman, Borges, Atahualpa Yupanqui, Jesus, Mother Theresa, and Krishnamurti. One of his most celebrated…

How’s Your Sense of Humor?

A good sense of humor is one of the most valued traits you can have. People that are capable of joking around and making others laugh are like a breath of fresh air for themselves and for others. They can refresh…

5 Fun Facts About Sigmund Freud

Sigmund Freud, known worldwide as the father of psychoanalysis, is one of the most influential, and most controversial characters of the twentieth century. He is known for having created a completely new approach to the understanding of the human personality. Freud’s theories…

When One Door Closes, Another Opens

Life is full of opportunities, you just have to know how to seize yours. Sometimes we think that when something ends, the world suddenly crumbles over our heads. However, there’s another way of looking at it. And it’s that maybe we’re…

Headaches and Stress: Partners in Crime

There are many types of headaches, but the ones triggered by stress are the most common, familiar, and persistent. These headaches suffocate us with their exhausting grip and weaken our vitality right up until the end of the day. According to studies done…

AIDS Doesn’t Have a Cure, but Discrimination Does

The world dedicates every first of December against Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), an illness that bears the burden of a great social stigma and about which surprisingly little is actually known. In the Western world, fear has diminished somewhat…

Lizzie Velásquez: A Beautiful Woman

Despite being a victim to incessant bullying, the protagonist of this article, Lizzie Velasquez, drew strength and keep moving forward. She is currently one of the most well-known motivational speakers. “The most beautiful people I have ever met are those…

How Do Complaints Affect Our Brain?

A friend meets up with another friend. In five minutes the first one is overwhelmed and speechless to hear complaints from the other. Complaints about his parents, his brother, not having a job, being single, lousy healthcare, his neighbors’ lack of…

How Does Eye Contact Work?

There’s a saying that states that “the eyes are the window to our souls.” Because through our eyes we can show others how we feel, both physically and emotionally. Furthermore, through your eyes, you can create a closer bond with the person you…

Camellia Sinensis: The Benefits of Tea

Today we’re going to talk about a drink that you’ve surely all heard about at least once. Knowing the scientific name of this plant is something we’ll leave to the scientists, we’re going to be referring to it simply as…