Social Psychology

Social Psychology helps us to understand how society functions. In this section, you’ll find out about theories and approaches to go deeper in your interactions and find out more about those aspects of people’s personalities which help and hinder living alongside each other.

Generosity from a Psychological Perspective

There have been several new studies in recent years on generosity from a psychological perspective. They reveal data that would support the benefits of practicing it. Some humanist-existentialist authors, especially Erich Fromm and Victor Frankl, emphasized ethical values ​​and love.…

Taijin Kyofusho, The Disorder of Fears

Taijin kyofusho disorder is a particular social phobia. It’s a social phobia that makes people scared of offending others somehow, either by saying something wrong, making the wrong gesture, or even by looking at them the way they do. As…

Psychosocial Support after Disasters

The design and goal of psychosocial support during and after disasters intend to minimize the psychological and social consequences of a catastrophic event on people and their communities. Psychosocial intervention teams are usually comprised of coordinators, psychologists, and volunteers with…

Learn All about Social Entrepreneurship

Social entrepreneurship is fueled by technological advances that continue to shape our ever-changing ecosystem. In this new context, skills that weren’t a priority before are now fundamental in our society. Thus, organizations, companies, media, and even boys and girls are…

Relational Frame Theory and Human Behavior

Relational frame theory (RFT) is a theory about language and cognition that serves as an experimental basis for acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT). From the perspective of relational frame theory, behavior and language are intrinsically related. This framework provides a…

What Are Behavioral Addictions?

Behavioral addictions don’t involve substances or drugs. People who suffer from them experience considerable deterioration in all areas of their lives. In many ways, they’re very similar to drug or substance addictions in their characteristics and consequences. According to a…

What’s an Insurgency?

Many people are confused by the term “insurgency”. For example, is the Islamic State an insurgency group or a terrorist group? It’s not an easy question to answer due to all the changes this group has undergone over the years.…

Sensitive Men – Beyond Myths

The world is full of myths related to sensitive men. This is why it’s a topic of great interest to many people, a topic we’re now seeing from a different perspective. Now, before we continue, we’d like to clarify that…

The Culture of Victim Mentality

Everyone, at some point in their lives, has assumed the role of the victim in painful or traumatic situations. We’ve felt vulnerable, unprotected, and in need of care and protection. Victimhood culture, or victim mentality, reinforces this by making the…

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…

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…