Why a human being needs solitude
By: Susie Shy
Two years ago, my husband and I attended a conference put on by the New Horizons Center for Autism and Asperger's Studies to see Dr. Tony Attwood speak. Dr. Attwood is an Austrailian psychiatrist widely recognized as the foremost authority on Asperger's Sydrome and High...
How to let go of someone you love
By: Rebecca Lopez
Letting go of someone you adore is no picnic, however, it can be absolutely neccesary. The human heart and the human brain are complicated and intensely complex. For this reason and this reason alone, we all reach a cross roads at some inevitable distance in...
Change and how people deal with it
By: Qiana Brown
Why is change so hard? We all want to do it. Whether we like to admit it or not, we all have one or two things about ourselves that we want to change. It's human nature to want to grow, to get better, to be...
A psychological look into serial killers
By: Elizabeth Kells
Serial killers have always been a fascination for many people; including me, which is the reason I have read everything I can find on them. Most of us love to listen to all the gory details of there murders. However, I prefer to focus on...
By: Salvatore Oliva
BOTHHuman NatureDifferent levels of violence are inherent in each and every one of us, regardless of culture, generation or nationality. Violence is part of human nature and it is sometimes released early on in life rather than later. There are many levels of violence from...
Why a human being needs solitude
By: Lael Clapp
Solitude is a place I go. It is the calming flow of a body of water, or the wind moving through the pine trees outside. It is a small cabin on a wooded mountainside, or a deserted beach with a cooling breeze. Solitude is physical...
How you know if you need to see a psychiatrist
By: Lael Clapp
I was twenty-four years old when I was diagnosed with a mental illness, bipolar disorder. What preceded those few normal looking words, was a year of hellish trauma that involved a trip over the edge of sanity into a black hole of irrationality, psychotic breaks...
By: Tami Port MS
The word "psychopath," typically brings to mind names like Ted Bundy and John Gacy. But these examples are extreme. Psychopathic traits are more common than you think. * What Is Psychopathy? * There is much misunderstanding surrounding the term "psychopathy." At one time...
Exploring extrasensory perception (ESP)
By: David Ball
E.S.P or Extrasensory Perception is defined as the "ability to perceive in the absence of ordinary sensory information" (Kassin, 2004, p. 123). It basically states that a person may have special powers like telling the future. Many psychologists believe such phenomenon like ESP...
Understanding the state of consciousness
By: John Cowley
Scientists and philosophers have puzzled over human consciousness for thousands of years. Those familiar with the Greek classics and the writings of Plato, Aristotle and Democritus will already have read a great deal about the arguments as to whether consciousness is a unique quality of...

 

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