Psychology

The Different Sides of Narcissism

We all need a good dosage of self-love to know how to value ourselves and have a good self-esteem. However, narcissistic people look very confident in themselves when, deep down, they feel extremely insecure. In this article, we’ll be exposing…

The Body Language of a Man in Love

We all know that the average man has a hard time expressing his true feelings. Although this isn’t as pronounced as it was decades ago, there are still many men out there who can’t seem to connect with their emotional…

Honest People: Characteristics and Behavior

Honest people never try to please everyone. They don’t like hypocrisy, which is why they don’t hesitate to practice the only language they know: honesty. They’re loyal and firm in their convictions. In addition, they know just how to create…

Executive Functions: The Brain’s Mental Abilities

Executive functions are complex cognitive processes. They’re mental activities we use to relate to our environment, work, create, prioritize some activities over others, control time, and even motivate ourselves. They’re automatic processes we execute daily without even realizing it. At…

The Benefits and Downsides of Self-Disclosure

What do we do when we first meet someone? To break the ice and start a smooth conversation, we make use of self-disclosure, which means providing information about ourselves. No one’s asking us about personal stuff. However, we make use…

Internet Gaming Disorder: What’s it All About?

Lately, people have been demanding treatment for teenagers with Internet use problems. This is because it’s not uncommon to see young people suffering from disorders such as Internet gaming disorder. Young people use the Internet to access a wide variety of…

Existentialism According to Rollo May

Rollo May is a very interesting figure in psychology. Even though people usually link him to humanistic psychology and even psychoanalysis, his main approach was existential psychology. This is a rather striking approach that combines psychology and philosophy. Rollo May…

Lack of Internal Communication in a Company

New technologies are really beneficial in this day and age. However, at the same time, they’ve caused a series of difficulties that we must overcome if we want our company to work properly. One of the most important issues to…

The 6 Best Movies for Personal Growth

Movies tell all kinds of stories and spread amazing messages. Films can help us in different aspects of our lives, including personal growth. The movies we’re going to be showing you in this article are valid examples of how films…

Huckleberry Finn Syndrome

A syndrome is a set of medical signs and symptoms that are related to each other. They’re part of a medical profile that affects a person’s well-being. Huckleberry Finn syndrome is a perfect example of this. Huckleberry Finn is a character…

Learning to Love According to Erich Fromm

According to Erich Fromm, people must celebrate love every day as a liberating and enriching act. The people who manage to learn to love in a mature and conscious way understand that love isn’t possession nor conditions. Love is caring and a firm desire…

When Parents Fail Their Own Children

People talk about how sometimes children disappoint their parents. However, when parents fail their own children, willingly or not, they don’t seem to care as much. Aspects such as disrespect, lack of support, attention, and protection are silent killers that…

Anchoring Effect: Theories and Factors

Athlete Frank Tankerton said that “You can only learn if you open yourself up to different sources of information”. And yet, can the anchoring effect be a cognitive bias that promotes just the opposite in our mind? Are we fully…

Abraham Maslow: The Father of Human Psychology

Abraham Maslow is one of the most important names in psychology. Psychologists consider him to be the father of what we call “humanistic psychology”. This is a type of psychology that falls between psychoanalysis and behaviorism. It has had a…

Pleasure: The Devil’s Invention?

Pleasure, the immediate reward, is the devil’s invention, a universal invention. The center of the biological universe consists of enjoyment, reward, and avoiding pain. This is an idea burned into the deepest part of all living beings on our planet. This…

Hegel’s Master-Slave Dialectic

The master-slave dialectic is Georg Hegel‘s theoretical construction. It’s considered one of the key elements of his philosophy that also influenced other philosophers in later years. Not only did it become the foundation for Karl Marx‘s materialistic dialectic, but it also had…

Albert Bandura’s Social Learning

We know Albert Bandura for being the father of social learning and one of the most influential psychologists of all time. He was so influential that this past year the White House awarded him a medal at an event.

Do You Know the Social Impact Theory?

Social impact theory tries to assess how individuals can be sources or objects of social influence. The social impact theory includes any influence on people’s feelings, thoughts, or behaviors. Therefore, the social impact theory helps us understand in which social…