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.

Framing Theory and Media Manipulation

Framing theory belongs to a group of theories and ideas in the world of sociology and communication sciences. It’s a potential explanation as to why we focus our attention on some parts of a given reality and not on others. It…

Type D Personality and How It Influences Us

Today we’re going to discuss Type D personality. But first, let’s say that throughout history, many people have attempted to categorize personality types and disorders. Further, there are many old antecedents. Hippocrates’ Four Temperament theory is an example of this.…

Motivate Yourself with The Goldilocks Principle

How can you follow your dreams and stay motivated? James Clear, a well-known entrepreneur, has a simple and scientific answer. Everything you need to know to stay motivated is in the Goldilocks Principle. Even when you still have a lot…

How a Rumor Spreads

A rumor is a social phenomenon that needs at least one person to create and spread it as well as many others to modify and transmit it. Therefore, understanding how a rumor spreads is critical to avoid them. Many of the…

Why Do We Like To Experience Fear?

Scary movies continue to gain followers as time goes by. Haunted houses, survival zombies, and scary experiences overall are now more fashionable than ever. And yet, if someone were to ask us why we like to experience fear, we simply…

Emotional Branding: What Is it Exactly?

Emotional branding is an advertising strategy that aims to establish an emotional connection with consumers. In other words, its goal is to strengthen the existing bond between a company and its clients through emotion instead of reason. This strategy seeks…

Magical Thinking: Concept and Traits

Roald Dahl said that “Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.” Interestingly enough, human beings have always tended to believe in magic. The subject of today’s article, magical thinking, stems from that human faith in the inexplicable.…

Delusional Disorder: Symptoms and Treatment

Delusional disorder is mainly characterized by at least one month of delusions. In the 17th century, the concept of insanity mostly referred to delusions. Consequently, being “insane” was the same as having delusions and vice-versa. But what exactly is a…

The Bobo Doll Experiment and Aggressiveness

Between 1961 and 1963, Canadian psychologist Albert Bandura conducted an experiment to analyze children’s behavior when they saw adults being aggressive towards a doll. As a matter of fact, the Bobo doll experiment is the empirical demonstration of one of…

Gustave Le Bon: Psychology of the Masses

Gustave Le Bon was born in Nogent-le Rotrou, France, on May 7th, 1841. Although he trained to become a doctor, he devoted much of his life to studying sociology, psychology, physics, and anthropology. He was a military doctor during the…

Discover Educational Neuroscience

Bored children, children with dyslexia, children with dyscalculia, children with attention deficit disorder… Nowadays, children have a huge range of educational needs. Unfortunately, most schools follow similar and very limited approaches. Educational neuroscience can help in this regard. Neuromarketing, the…

The Psychological Profile of a Killer

Although murder is an awful crime, it isn’t the most common crime. Property crime and drug crime are on top of the list. Be that as it may, people are fascinated by murderers and the concept of one person killing…

Informed Consent in Psychology

Informed consent in psychology is related to a person’s autonomy. It’s one of the most important requirements within professional practice, and it should occur before any psychological evaluation or treatment. After reading or hearing any suitable information, informed consent is…

What Does a Forensic Psychologist Do?

Psychology studies the underlying mental processes that determine an individual’s behavior. Forensic psychologists study a branch of psychology that evaluates a subject’s mental capacity in legal matters. A forensic psychologist is in charge of psychological assessment for prosecutors, judges, and…

Separation Anxiety Disorder in Adults

When you hear the term “separation anxiety,” you probably think about children. However, separation anxiety disorder (SAD) can also affect adults. Separation anxiety is when an individual is afraid of separating from a person, animal, or even an object. As…

Five Ways to Reduce Anxiety in Children

Children can experience very intense anxiety because they don’t have the same resources adults do to manage it. That’s why they need our help. In this article, we’ll discuss some strategies that can help reduce anxiety in children. The first…

Metaphor Therapy and the Language of Intuition

Metaphor therapy makes use of the poetic and literary language of stories and fables. Some ancestral cultures use metaphor therapy in one way or another to help their people develop emotionally. Grandparents and shamans tell ancient, traditional stories to do…