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.

Shared Misfortune – Is It More Bearable?

Several popular sayings address the question of whether shared misfortune is more bearable from different perspectives. On one hand, the old saying “Misery loves company” basically says that you’re better off when misfortune happens to many people and not just…

Myers Briggs Type Indicator and Jung

The Myers-Briggs personality test is one of the most well-known personality instruments. However, it doesn’t have the acceptance of the entire scientific community. This is because it’s not a test that meets the standards of reliability and validity. Nevertheless, the…

The Dyadic Adjustment Scale for Relationships

The Dyadic Adjustment Scale (DAS) is the most used psychological tool to assess the quality of a relationship, as well as its adjustment, satisfaction, and commitment, among other aspects. It’s a resource available in any couples therapy scenario and also…

Cognitive Therapies and Their Classification

The classification of cognitive therapies shows that their common characteristic is that they consider cognition a determining element of behavior. However, they differ in the importance they give to the various processes involved. Thus, these cognitive processes can activate through…

A Psychological Perspective on Wisdom

Intelligence experts and psychologists have been studying the concept of wisdom for a long time. It has a scientific definition that goes beyond the popular perception of wisdom as the knowledge held by our elders. In this article, we’re going…

Can You Inherit Depression?

Depression is one of the most common mood disorders all over the world. It’s also one of the most-often treated problems in psychology and psychiatry clinics. It can affect people of any age. Also, its symptoms vary depending on the…

The Absence of Problems Doesn’t Guarantee Happiness

The absence of problems doesn’t automatically lead to happiness. More important is the willingness to change and tolerate the uncertainty that fear can generate. Putting this into practice, however, can be difficult. As Albert Camus said, people obsess over finding…

Psychophysiological Disorders and Stress

Today’s article is about psychophysiological disorders and stress. Who hasn’t been under that state of overactivation called stress? Even though it’s always associated with an unpleasant sensation, it’s useful. Stress could have counterproductive consequences when it’s high in intensity or…

Stimulus Control in Addictions

Stimulus control in addictions is a fundamental technique for quitting a destructive habit. Stimulus control techniques seek to eliminate the kinds of stimuli that trigger addictive behavior. Although this article is more about addictions, just know that stimulus control is appropriate…

Imagery Rehearsal Therapy for Nightmares

Nightmares cause terror and anguish and people often wake up startled by them. But when they become chronic, they can seriously affect the quality of a person’s sleep. They can even influence their daytime performance. In this regard, imagery rehearsal…

Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome

People with delayed sleep phase syndrome are unable to adapt to socially established sleep-wake schedules. Due to the lack of information and understanding of this disorder, people around them often consider them lazy. The sleep-wake pattern follows a circadian rhythm;…

Conversation Techniques to Obtain Information

We can use different conversation techniques to get information from others. These techniques for obtaining information range from conversation to interrogation. We can also define the different techniques according to how invasive they are. At one end of the scale,…

Curious People Are Powerful People

Curious people are powerful people. Paraphrasing Albert Einstein: you need passion and curiosity, not talent, to stand out. Powerful people are endowed with attentiveness and inner strength. What sets these people apart from the rest is they’re always interested in…