Psychology

In this category, you’ll find articles related to our mental world like abilities and processes. It contains information on how our thoughts, feelings, and emotions make up who we are and how we learn.

Self-concept and Sexuality: How Are They Related?

The relationship between self-concept and sexuality is based on the answer to certain questions, such as: “Do you like your body, consider yourself attractive, think you are a good lover and enjoy your relationships?” We can determine if we have…

Hegel’s Master-Slave Dialectic

The master-slave dialectic is Georg Hegel‘s theoretical construction. It’s considered one of the key elements of his philosophy that also influenced other philosophers in later years. Not only did it become the foundation for Karl Marx‘s materialistic dialectic, but it also had…

The 7 Best Quotes That Describe the Unconscious Mind

The unconscious mind is a concept almost everyone talks about. However, most of us don’t understand its real meaning. We’re also not really aware of its importance. Because of this, it’s worth looking at some quotes that describe the unconscious mind…

The Benefits of Reading to Little Children

Reading stories to little children is an encounter between the reader, the child, and the author. It’s a practice that has so many benefits. It helps to stimulate and develop children’s imaginations. Also, it helps foster a calm space for them…

2 Keys to Help You Connect Emotionally With Others

Interpersonal relationships enrich our lives. Getting along well with others, feeling important, and having special relationships make our existence worthwhile. Unfortunately, we’re not born with this skill. In this article, you’ll find some tips on how to connect emotionally with…

The Parents’ Role in Eating Disorders

Forcing them to eat, punishing them, getting angry at them… definitely not understanding what’s happening to their kids. Many parents don’t know what to do when they suspect that one of their children may be suffering from an eating disorder. Many…

Volunteering Replenishes Your Emotions

What is the point of investing time and effort into a job that doesn’t pay anything? Wouldn’t it be better to spend that time doing something lucrative? These are the questions a lot of people ask themselves before volunteering. Some people…

Workplace Engagement

Think of the person at work who is the most motivated and committed to their job. This coworker can help you understand the primary characteristics of workplace engagement. Workplace engagement is a positive emotional state. It’s characterized by energy, participation, and…

The Hidden Cost of Rewards

When you reward someone in a conscious way, you do it with the intention of reinforcing certain behaviors or attitudes. This is especially true in the case of children. However, there is a hidden cost of using rewards to influence…

Alcohol Use Disorder

Alcohol is a psychoactive substance that causes dependency and that many cultures have used for centuries. However, the harmful consumption of this substance carries a social and economic burden for societies. Several mental pathologies associate with its consumption. One of them…

The Little Albert Experiment

John B. Watson is known as one of the fathers of behaviorism. His main intellectual reference was Pavlov, the Russian physiologist who made the first discoveries about conditioning. Consequently, Watson carried out a famous study called the Little Albert experiment.

The Triune Brain: Three Brains, One Person

The triune brain is a concept that neuroscientist Paul MacLean developed to refer to the three parts of the brain in human beings. These parts develop in different stages of the evolutionary cycle, which is why people say they’re created…

Why are Statistics Useful in Psychology?

Statistics usually draw the attention of those who start a psychology career. They believe that numbers are a thing of the past, but this worrying subject suddenly pops up. What do scientists use statistics for? Why are they useful for…