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.

Suicidal Behaviors: Related Variables

Suicide is both a social and cultural phenomenon that affects a high percentage of the population. Actually, the mortality rate of suicide is higher than the mortality rate of car accidents. But suicidal behavior can be detected if you know…

The Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale

The Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale is one of the most commonly used psychological questionnaires to clarify the degree of anxiety a person suffers from. Therefore, it isn’t a diagnostic instrument but a useful and highly effective resource for assessing the…

Using the Syllabic Method in Class

Pedagogues Friedrich Gedike and Samuel Heinicke developed the syllabic method. Both of them focused on the search for a technique that allowed children to learn to read in a much faster and more effective way. Therefore, they came up with…

The Power of Proactive Thinking

In order to take the reins of destiny, you have to stop reacting to it and dare to act as a participative agent. One way to do this is by applying proactive thinking, which permits you to face reality in…

The Uses of Electroconvulsive Therapy

Electroconvulsive therapy, or ECT, still carries a certain stigma, partly because of the image it has received in films and television. However, over the years, there have been many improvements in the procedure, and specialists have established protocols and recommendations…

The Ego-Depletion Theory

When you’re so exhausted you can’t control your emotions, is it because you’ve somehow lost your social abilities? The answer is yes, although it doesn’t happen that drastically. Today, we’ll explore the ego-depletion theory, which proposes an explanation for this kind…

Systematic Desensitization or Exposure?

Systematic desensitization and exposure are two tools psychologists use a lot. Usually, people consider them useful for putting someone in contact with the stimulus they feel fear or anxiety toward. This should reduce the fear or anxiety. Thus, they can…