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.

Caregiving for Dependent People

Caregiving for dependent people can be a major challenge, on multiple levels, from society, to family, to you as an individual. Today, we’re going to focus on these people who help take care of the people most in need of…

Scribbling: The Secret Language of Children

Children amaze us with their creativity. Since they have no internalized standard way of communicating, they can be very inventive with this in the context of social interaction. One way they do this is by scribbling. Scribbling here refers to…

Inner Child Therapy: The Photo Technique

People say that there’s a child inside all of us. Every single adult in the world was obviously a child at some point. Like everyone else, they were born with specific genes, in a specific environment. That environment played an important…

Marcelo Ceberio Talks about Resilience

Marcelo Ceberio has authored books such as La Buena Comunicación (Good Communication), Los Superhéroes también Van a Terapia (Superheroes Need Therapy Too), and Cenicientas y Patitos Feos (Cinderellas and Ugly Ducklings). His impressive bibliography is inspiring and based on communication,…

Get to Know the Psychology of Persuasion

For many years, social psychology has been studying persuasion techniques that can be used to change people’s attitudes and encourage people to behave in a certain way. This research not only aims to help create attractive advertising campaigns but also…

Key Exercises for Cognitive Stimulation

The things we’ve learned in recent years about our brain is very valuable. For starters, we know that it’s elastic and that we can change its structure. We also know that it has cognitive reserves that play a very important…

The ABCs of Human Instincts

People are always talking about human instincts. Nevertheless, most people might not know what that means. This is a phrase that was borrowed from biology. It reminds us that, at the end of the day, humans are just mammals that…

The Benefits of Sensory Deprivation Tanks

Sensory deprivation tanks, also known as isolation tanks or flotation tanks, go in and out of style periodically. Although they were originally invented to study the brain, these days people use them as a form of relaxation. Many companies specialize…

A Brief History of Psychotherapy

Psychotherapy is a very new branch of psychology. In fact, it didn’t really even exist until the last quarter of the 19th century, when people finally stopped believing that mental illnesses were caused by supernatural forces. That being said, society…

What’s Explicit Memory?

Theories about memory divide it into two categories: implicit memory (or procedural), related to learning abilities, and explicit memory. Implicit memory is where you store procedures such as driving, riding a bike, or doing routine tasks on the computer. Explicit…