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.

Narcissism in a Relationship

Contrary to what you might think, narcissists can fall in love just like everyone else. However, when there’s narcissism in a relationship, the anxiety and fear can be palpable. That’s because their love is like a lasso that gets tighter…

The Most Common Fears in Children

There are many studies on the most common fears in children. But are there differences between genders? The truth is that, both in childhood and adolescence, being afraid is associated to a greater extent with females. Nonetheless, this stereotype may…

Exposure and Response Prevention for OCD

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a psychological disorder that involves obsessions (thoughts, images, or impulses) and compulsions. Compulsions are the mental or physical actions that OCD patients carry out in order to neutralize the anxiety that their obsessions provoke and prevent…

The Napoleon Complex: Truth or Fiction

Napoleon complex is a term used to describe an inferiority complex that ails some people of shorter-than-average stature. People afflicted with this complex are often forced to deal with feelings of personal inadequacy due to their limited height. Thus, people…

The ABCs of Psychological Trauma

Psychological trauma is one of those things that everyone talks about but no one really understands. You can’t classify every negative experience as traumatic, and not all traumas form consciously. A lot of people don’t even know that they’re traumatized,…

What Are the Main Types of Delusions?

Delusions are characteristic of mental or neurological disorders. Thus, they help diagnose psychotic disorders. Psychiatrist and philosopher Karl Jaspers was the first to define three main criteria to identify the types of delusions in his book General Psychopathology (1913). These criteria…

Atelophobia: The Fear of Imperfection

Perfectionism is something people often consider more of a strength than a weakness. But can that constant desire for perfection become unhealthy and irrational? The simple answer is yes. Atelophobia is when perfectionism starts to paralyze you. Atelophobia is the…

The Role of Psychology in Youth Soccer

Psychology is an essential part of youth soccer. It helps you analyze the role that a child’s environment plays in this sport. Parents’ behavior, methods used by the coaches, and the children’s attitudes are some of the pillars of youth…

Gender and Corruption: Are They Related?

Is there less corruption when women participate in politics? Are gender and corruption related? In 2015, Stensöta, Wängnerud, and Svensson carried out a study with which they tried to answer these questions. This investigation touches on the relationship between a…

The Psychology of eSports

The psychology of eSports has become more relevant nowadays. eSports are gaining popularity every year and it’s common to hear about them in the media. International eSport tournaments have millions of followers. They’re also excellent publicity for video game producers…

The Main Theories of Emotions

Emotions are complex psychophysiological experiences that result from the interactions with your surroundings. In this article, we’re going to look at the main theories of emotions. We’ll examine the different psychological explanations for these experiences. From a psychological point of…