Freud's famous theory
By: Carole Somerville
In a process called psychoanalysis, Freud would look to his patients' dreams to discover what was going on in the subconscious mind. Dreams that are pure wish fulfilment can sometimes be straightforward and easy to analyse. Freud and Dreams However, dreams rich in symbolism are...
Guide to attachment styles in adults
By: Carole Somerville
Although Bowlby focused on infant-caregiver attachment, he believed attachment characterized human experience from "the cradle to the grave". In the mid-1980s researchers began to take the possibility that attachment processes may play out in adulthood more seriously. Phil Shaver was one of the first researchers...
By: Darian Peters
Evolutionary psychology is a scientific approach to the mind that has developed significantly over the last few decades. It challenges the standard social science model, which saw the mind as blank slate. Evolutionary psychologists such as Steven Pinker and Leda Cosmides, for example, see the...
Verbal abuse and its effect on self esteem
By: Victorious Heart
Breaking the silence - Why abuse has a direct impact on a persons self esteem I feel it is important to mention that both men and women can be victims of abuse, though typically in relationships, more often than not the woman is the...
Does watching porn make one a sexual deviant?
By: H.W. Holdings
Watching porn is a perfectly healthy expression of ones sexuality and is the inalienable right of every American who comes of age. That is something sacred in our culture and it should be protected. That said, there are very different kinds of pornography and Americans...
Is the Ulla Zang Personality Test accurate or not?
By: Joel Meeks
I used to be a fanatic about personality tests and quizzes. I enjoyed taking the tests, and reviewing the results to see if they matched what I thought of myself. Over the years, I have come to realize, however, that most tests are simply generalized...
Tips for analyzing people's handwriting
By: Brenda Schmitt
It's not really such an odd idea that handwriting could tell us about a person's character. The brain guides the hand and the act of writing involves eye hand coordination, interpretive abilities and all the other brain functions involved in the art of reading...
Why positive thinking is not about solving problems
By: Joseph Wardy
This essay will illustrate a story showing the limitations of positive as well as negative thinking . The story used here is called " Crying Over Spilled Milk" from the book ' Waking Up To What You Do" authored by Zen teacher Diane Eshin Rizzeto. Please...
By: Rick Badman
I feel blue. She is green with envy. They are in a black mood. I was so mad I saw red. I was tickled pink. These are more than expressions. They reveal our emotions and our color preferences are an indicator of how we...
Where do our dreams come from?
By: Terrence Aym
Where do our dreams come from? "We are such stuff as dreams are made on; and our little life is rounded with a sleep." - Prospero in "The Tempest" Act 4, scene 1, William Shakespeare. Have you ever awakened from a dream and for...

 

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