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.

Your Brain During a Spiritual Experience

People believe that spiritual experiences are faith-related encounters with a higher truth or power. These experiences take many forms, depending on how you interpret the concept. So what happens in the brain during a spiritual experience? Researchers have explored this…

The Life of Psychologist Mary Ainsworth

Mary Ainsworth was an American-Canadian psychologist who, along with John Bowlby, developed one of the greatest and most helpful psychological theories on early social development: the attachment theory. At first, they created this theory only considering children. However, in the…

Fascism Traits According to Umberto Eco

How does power shapes societies? Umberto Eco analyzed this question by establishing the psychological traits of fascism. In present times, some seemingly reasonable people and organizations defend fascist values, but in reality display all of the psychological traits of fascism.…

Transdiagnostic Therapy for Anxiety

In the last decade, clinical psychology has seen numerous advances in the types of treatments available to help patients. One of them is transdiagnostic therapy. Usually, therapists learn to use a specific treatment for each psychopathology. However, some studies have…

Roles within the Family

A family is an organized system and the basic nucleus of society. In other words, it’s a collective with rules, values, and certain behavior standards. There are also hierarchies and roles within the family. All of that is also reflected…

Clark L. Hull and Deductive Behaviorism Theory

Clark L. Hull (1884-1952) proposed a new way of understanding behavior. Hull wanted to establish the basic principles of behavioral science to explain the behavior of different animal species as well as individual and social behavior. His theory is known…

Psychological Benefits of Reading Biographies

This article discusses the psychological benefits of reading biographies. We all know that reading, in general, has many psychological and emotional benefits. It’s a very effective way to keep our brain active and improve our empathy and creativity. It boosts…

Eduard Punset: A Charismatic Scientific Advisor

Eduard Punset is controversial, charismatic, and innovative. He’s a writer, economist, politician, and science populizer. Thanks to his show Redes, which was on the air for almost two decades, millions of Spaniards became interested in science. He made it possible for…

Digital Detox: Connecting with The Real World

Let’s be honest: we’re almost always connected whether it is to our smartphone, computer, or tablet. The digital world has become a fundamental part of our daily routine. In fact, our smartphone is usually the first and the last thing…

The Importance of an Emotional Salary at Work

If you want an employee to perform well, it’s important to provide them a fair salary and bonuses or other monetary incentives. However, money isn’t the only thing that keeps employees motivated and satisfied. In this regard, emotional salary is…

How to Strengthen Your Willpower

We all set goals for ourselves during the year, especially in January and September. People start the year super motivated, but as the year drags on, many of them give up on their goals. If you want to prevent that…

Feeling Indifferent Toward Your Partner

You make dinner. You sit down to eat with your significant other. You eat together while watching television. You talk about recent eventualities. Then, you drink some water. You look at each other and smile. After that, they tell you…

Virginia Woolf: A Story of Silenced Trauma

Today, we’re going to talk about the tragic life of one of the most important authors of the 20th century. She is renowned among other great writers such as James Joyce, Franz Kafka, and Thomas Mann. Her work was innovative…

Effective Treatment for Obesity

People around the world are struggling to find an effective treatment for obesity, and many fail in their attempt. Why is it so difficult to maintain a healthy weight? Is there something else going on? Many people with obesity fail…

Ideological Extremism and Metacognition

Current political and social conflicts have forced scientists to shift their attention not only to what’s happening but also to how the brain of extremists works. Until now, we didn’t know whether those who back up ideological extremism do it…

The Tetris Effect: What Is It?

The things we do every day have the power to change the way we think. The more time you spend on something, the more it shapes the way you see the world, and there are cases where that influence is…

Signs of Depression in Men

The range of human emotions knows no gender. However, many people think that chronic sadness and depression only affect women. There is an assumption that depression is a sign of weakness and many people wrongly associate weakness with the female gender.…