Psychology

Criminal Psychology and Investigations

When you think about psychology and how it applies to criminal investigations, you’re actually thinking about the set of disciplines that comprise criminal psychology. This branch of psychology includes areas such as victimology, crime scene analysis, and criminodynamics. This science…

Paradoxical Intention

Paradoxical techniques seek exactly what the name implies: dissonance, the absurd. The goal is to get the person to act in a way that they otherwise would try to avoid. Behavior that is usually at the core of the person’s…

The Psychology of Corruption

Corruption has become a recent area of interest within the field of psychology. Here, we discuss what it is and the various types that exist. Finally, we delve into the topic from a psychological perspective. Nowadays, we hear the word…

Your Capacity for Healing Is Inside You

When life breaks you into a million pieces or your mind takes you to the brink of inexplicable anguish, you only have one option: to rebuild yourself.  It’s important to remember that you have a great capacity for healing inside…

The Study of Forgetfulness

Memory has been the focal point of psychology for centuries. One of the most fascinating, and often frustrating, aspects of memory is forgetfulness. Interestingly, the type of information, as well as situational contexts, play a key role in our ability…

Psychological Treatment for Autism

Nowadays, there are various treatments that both children and adults on the autism spectrum can try. Some of them possess a robust scientific foundation and show results, but others aren’t quite as successful or may only work with people who…

Emotions at Christmastime

As the December days approach, streets and towns become adorned with decorations. A festive spirit fills the air. Holiday plans are made, Christmas cards arrive, and you shop for gifts for loved ones. It’s a time of gathering, of giving…