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.

Impact Bias: Imagination Creates Monsters

A cognitive bias is an information processing error the brain makes. Said error occurs when you unconsciously use previous knowledge or acquired experience to take mental shortcuts. The problem is that these shortcuts don’t always lead you to the right…

Letting Your Light Shine Bright

There are many opportunities to shine bright in life. More often than not, life is a mix of pleasant experiences and many obstacles and struggles that may put you to the test. In order to shine, you must go through…

Feeling like a Failure: A Painful Experience

Every single person has experienced failure at some point in their lives. Feeling defeated isn’t something that can be avoided. In this sense, although feeling like a failure can be quite intense and painful, it can lead to personal development. Failure…

Learn about Infant Communication

The most common belief about infant communication is that infants can’t communicate before the age of one. According to this conception, babies and adults don’t communicate with each other until after a baby turns one. Nevertheless, new studies have suggested…

Humor as Therapy Against Stress

Humor is a natural therapy against stress. When you have a light heart, then the big problems don’t seem as big and the people who may intimidate you become less important. In this regard, you can liven up any evening…

Epigenetics: Can Tragedies be Inherited?

Almost every generation has gone through hardships. If not wars, then hunger, genocide, or harsh economic crisis. You know the physical and psychological consequences that people under these circumstances can develop, but do we inherit tragedies? These negative experiences can…

Male Hysteria: Does It Truly Exist?

The concept of “hysteria” has radically changed over the years. It’s evolved into other different diagnoses. During the 19th century, it became a frequent diagnosis, especially in women. Back in the day, Freud’s mentor, Jean-Martin Charcot, described very clear cases…

What’s Behind Excessive Modesty?

Modesty helps you connect with others in society. It doesn’t allow your achievements to overshadow those of other people. That being said, excessive modesty can do just the opposite. It can make relationships with the people around you more difficult.…

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…