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…

Everyday Superpower: Active Listening

  Do you want to be able to better understand the people around you? Do you want your friends and family to feel they can relate to you more? Do you want to be more likely to get what you want?  Not…

Albert Einstein: What He Did and Didn’t Say

Albert Einstein: the endearing German physicist that, even years after his death, still moves the world. He was a genius teeming with humanity. In fact, he’s so widely admired that, along with quotes that are correctly attributed to his name, come a…

Curing the Soul Through Art

Art has helped me a lot. I have learned so much through art and have experienced so many things in its company alone. Through art I have felt connected with the world, with the artist, with humanity. It’s as if an invisible thread joined us, even…

What Your Movie Theater Seat Says About You

Psychological tests come in all shapes and sizes, and some of them are really interesting. And this one definitely awakens our curiosity. This test indicates your personality based on the movie theater seat you choose.… So, where do you sit? The…

Fatherhood and the Brain

There are many studies about how maternity affects women, while fathers are often left on the sidelines for this kind of study. It doesn’t make much sense to continue limiting our knowledge about the effects of parenting to one gender. That’s why both Yale University…

33 of the Best Positive Thoughts

Today, I invite you to read 33 of the best positive thoughts that can be found in our collective human culture, from the minds of some of the most important figures in the history of humanity. If we keep them…

What Your Body Language Is Saying

Did you know that the body can tell us more than words are able to? Our gestures, our posture, and even our movements also have the ability to transmit information. Knowing a little about body language can help unmask someone who…

For You, the Book-Lover

For you, the book-lover. You who plunges into the pages of a book as if diving into the sea, with the familiarity of arriving at a place you know well, and at the same time, with the sensation of adventure and…

7 Lessons from Carrie Bradshaw

Many people say that “there’s nothing like being young.” You soak in the sun without worrying about sunscreen, first kisses bring sleepless nights and endless dreams, your heart skips a beat every time you get a text because you wonder if…

What is Kinesthetic Intelligence?

In our culture, there is a separation between body and mind. Kinesthetic Intelligence is the ability to use one’s body with great precision, helping to facilitate the implementation of our goals and personal objectives. Those with kinesthetic intelligence are able to…

8 Verses from the Dalai Lama to Train the Mind

The Dalai Lama Langri Tangpa (1054-1123) wrote The Eight Verses for Training the Mind (Lojong Tsik Guiema) over 800 years ago. With his words, he offers us ways to neutralize the negative thoughts and behaviors that lead to pain and suffering. “Any man could,…

Inflammation and Depression

According to a new study conducted by Canadian researchers, major depression is linked to brain inflammation. The study has been published in the magazine Archives of General Psychiatry. These findings have important implications in the development of new treatments for depression.…

Need Motivation? 25 Phrases to Inspire You

We all have days when we need a heavy dose, or maybe just a pinch, of motivation. Days when the path towards our dreams and goals is too heavy and weighs us down. When you feel like you can’t find the motivation or inspiration to achieve your goals, these 25…

Hikikomori: The Invisible People

Saito is a 20 year-old middle-class boy who has spent years locked in his room by choice. He spends most of the day sleeping and spends the night watching television or playing video games. His only friends are virtual…they never go beyond…

7 Habits That Make You Less Attractive

Surely the next scenario sounds familiar: you meet a person that you think is attractive. But when you start getting to know them better, you just want to run in the other direction. Has this ever happened to you? We…

If Your Child Has Dyslexia

When any parent is told that their child has a disease, disorder etc., their first reaction is to be in total shock. Often the love we feel for our child causes us to sometimes over exaggerate the problem that the specialist is…

The Legend of the Dreamcatcher

Let your good memories be caught in the web, and let the bad ones vanish through the hole in the middle. Dreamcatchers are instruments of power according to shamanic medicine, whose origin dates back to Native American tribes. The hoop represents the…

The 10 Most Common Lies Men Tell

I know this may be a controversial statement, but according to a study done in England, men lie three times as much as women and especially to women. Another study of around 2,000 people, published in Daily Mail, said that men confirmed…