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.

Infant Vision – What Babies Can See

When people talk about the way babies process information, they always dedicate a good part of it to infant vision. This is because the mechanisms for processing visual information develop and adjust during the first months of a person’s life.…

Mood Disorders – Beyond Depression

Although most of us think only of depression, there are many other mood disorders. In this article, we’ll try to differentiate and deepen on some that we often forget: mood disorders other than those that involve major depression. (The only…

What Are Behavioral Addictions?

Behavioral addictions don’t involve substances or drugs. People who suffer from them experience considerable deterioration in all areas of their lives. In many ways, they’re very similar to drug or substance addictions in their characteristics and consequences. According to a…

Eating Disorders and Personality

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) from the American Psychiatric Association states that “feeding and eating disorders are characterized by a persistent disturbance of eating or eating-related behavior that results in the altered consumption or absorption of…

What’s an Insurgency?

Many people are confused by the term “insurgency”. For example, is the Islamic State an insurgency group or a terrorist group? It’s not an easy question to answer due to all the changes this group has undergone over the years.…

Resisting Therapy – Four Types

Resisting therapy is a form of behavior, cognition, or emotion that a patient presents and that’s an obstacle to their improvement. In fact, the range of resistance is as varied as the people who go to therapy. Similarly, although not…

Pathological Gamblers – Cognitive Distortions

Cognitive distortions are frequently biased cognitive treatments. In addition, when we talk about mental disorders such as those in pathological gamblers, then these become more important. Because, in many cases, said distortions either just originated or are among the factors…

Counseling Skills for Psychotherapy

Counseling skills are essential for therapists. For this reason, psychologists and psychotherapists have to implement them during their therapy sessions. They learn these just the way they learn psychological techniques. The concept of a therapeutic relationship originated in the psychodynamic…

Salkovskis’s Theory on Obsessions

Obsessions are thoughts, images or impulses that you turn over and over in your mind and can never let go. Everyone experiences obsessions to some degree. Salkovskis’s theory on obsessions helps us understand why they happen and how to prevent them.…

Five Common Therapist Mistakes

Many factors influence the development and results of psychotherapy, including these five common therapist mistakes. There’s a widely shared idea that recovery after therapy is the responsibility of those who seek help. However, adhering to it is a big mistake,…

Memory and Trauma: What’s the Link?

There have been many studies aimed at figuring out what trauma or intense emotional experiences can do to the way a person classifies, stores, and retrieves memories. Is there a link between memory and trauma? Can traumatic memories leave a…

Ten Difficulties with Relaxation Exercises

Experts believe that breathing and relaxation exercises can be great allies in the battle against anxiety, depression, and OCD. Although their benefits are numerous, you may struggle with the relaxation exercises you try out. These challenges stop many people from…