Psychology

Psychology is one of the most fascinating sciences that exist. Understanding the reasons for our behaviour, the mysteries of personality and the mind, understanding what processes lie behind intelligence, how we develop, or even discovering how to improve our relationships, are just some of the things revealed by this enriching discipline, which we put within your reach.

Using Tantrums as Learning Opportunities

Your child’s tantrums can tell you that they feel frustrated or emotionally overwhelmed. That’s why identifying when and how they come about will give you clues that’ll help you manage them appropriately. It’s also important to see tantrums as learning…

Bipolar Disorder in Children

Have you noticed that your child experiences very intense moods? Do they show extreme changes in behavior? Do they have very sad periods, and suddenly become very enthusiastic, sometimes with an exaggerated joy? If this type of behavior occurs daily,…

Growth Mindset: Become the Best You

A growth mindset is about working to become the best you. Beyond what others might think you are, or what you are right now, it’s in you to show the world your potential and determination to become the best you.…

Aromatherapy: The Wonderful Power of Scents

When you’re open to exploring the world, you can let yourself go by using your senses. One of the most powerful is scent, the magical sense that brings you back to the special moments in your life, to good memories.…

The Noble Eightfold Path Relieves Suffering

The Noble Eightfold Path is something Buddha himself came up with after two months of solitary meditation. It states that although suffering is part of life, you can follow eight very concrete steps to transcend to peace. Buddhism and Psychology…

Metacognition: Components and Characteristics

Although the term metacognition is complex, you could summarize it as knowledge of knowledge itself. In other words, the ability to know and regulate how you think and what the conscious control of cognitive processes such as memory, attention, and…

Framing Theory and Media Manipulation

Framing theory belongs to a group of theories and ideas in the world of sociology and communication sciences. It’s a potential explanation as to why we focus our attention on some parts of a given reality and not on others. It…

Type D Personality and How It Influences Us

Today we’re going to discuss Type D personality. But first, let’s say that throughout history, many people have attempted to categorize personality types and disorders. Further, there are many old antecedents. Hippocrates’ Four Temperament theory is an example of this.…

Motivate Yourself with The Goldilocks Principle

How can you follow your dreams and stay motivated? James Clear, a well-known entrepreneur, has a simple and scientific answer. Everything you need to know to stay motivated is in the Goldilocks Principle. Even when you still have a lot…

How a Rumor Spreads

A rumor is a social phenomenon that needs at least one person to create and spread it as well as many others to modify and transmit it. Therefore, understanding how a rumor spreads is critical to avoid them. Many of the…

Why Do We Like To Experience Fear?

Scary movies continue to gain followers as time goes by. Haunted houses, survival zombies, and scary experiences overall are now more fashionable than ever. And yet, if someone were to ask us why we like to experience fear, we simply…

Emotional Branding: What Is it Exactly?

Emotional branding is an advertising strategy that aims to establish an emotional connection with consumers. In other words, its goal is to strengthen the existing bond between a company and its clients through emotion instead of reason. This strategy seeks…

Magical Thinking: Concept and Traits

Roald Dahl said that “Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.” Interestingly enough, human beings have always tended to believe in magic. The subject of today’s article, magical thinking, stems from that human faith in the inexplicable.…

Delusional Disorder: Symptoms and Treatment

Delusional disorder is mainly characterized by at least one month of delusions. In the 17th century, the concept of insanity mostly referred to delusions. Consequently, being “insane” was the same as having delusions and vice-versa. But what exactly is a…

The Bobo Doll Experiment and Aggressiveness

Between 1961 and 1963, Canadian psychologist Albert Bandura conducted an experiment to analyze children’s behavior when they saw adults being aggressive towards a doll. As a matter of fact, the Bobo doll experiment is the empirical demonstration of one of…

Gustave Le Bon: Psychology of the Masses

Gustave Le Bon was born in Nogent-le Rotrou, France, on May 7th, 1841. Although he trained to become a doctor, he devoted much of his life to studying sociology, psychology, physics, and anthropology. He was a military doctor during the…