Why some people are afraid of dying, and some aren't
By: B. J. Deming
Everybody has some idea of what conditions might make death seem desirable: an inoperable cancer, perhaps, or some terrible event like being trapped without food or water and with no hope of escape. We envy those whose philosophical or religious outlook allows them to endure...
How positive psychology acts as a more permanent solution to problems
By: Connor Rohan
Positive psychology is a new branch of psychology that just recently emerged in 1998, being founded by psychologist Martin Seligman. According to Seligman, psychology has focused too much on just mental diseases and what is wrong with people and has forgotten about “improving normal...
By: Anja Emerson
How many times have you caught a faint whiff of a scent that immediately reminded you of the ‘good old days’ or long forgotten events in your life? Have you ever noticed how certain smells or fragrances fill you with nostalgia and revive feelings...
Is psychology really scientific?
By: Jacob Woods
Science is the systematic study of something. Science approaches items objectively instead of subjectively. Science uses a very distinct system in which scientists create hypotheses based on previous knowledge and observations, predict new outcomes to new stimuli based upon these past observations, test their ideas...
By: John Louie Ramos
Borderline personality disorder is one of the most common personality disorder among young adults particularly those who have reached the age of majority (18 years-old.) BPD can be described as a prolonged behavioral instability characterized by occasional and sudden mood swings, chaotic relations with...
Book reviews: 50 Great Myths of Popular Psychology, by Scott O. Lilienfeld, Steven Jay Lynn, John Ruscio, and Barry L. Beyerstein
By: Philo Gabriel
“50 Great Myths of Popular Psychology” is a non-technical presentation of alleged misconceptions many people (I was going to say laypeople, but actually a fair number of people who arguably should know better) have about matters of psychology, the brain, human behavior, etc. Fifty...
The importance of developing a healthy relationship with yourself
By: Dr. G. A. Anderson
We concern ourselves with how well our relationships and friendships with others are going. We monitor them. We do our best to make them work - we nurture them and give them every opportunity to grow and flourish. We seldom take them for granted, instinctively...
Why some people have bigger egos than others
By: Jacob Woods
The cause of bigger egos all boils down to how you were raised, who you were raised by, and what personal experiences you have had. In a nut shell the past is what builds an ego. There are four main things that are involved with...
The importance of developing a healthy relationship with yourself
By: Jacob Woods
There is a duo relationship between you and yourself. There is the emotional view of who you are and there is the literal physical self. No matter what conditions that you have been gifted or inflicted with, there is always a way to think positive...
Why some people have bigger egos than others
By: Maggie O'Cala
Most of us know someone who seemingly has a larger ego than others. This person may be average looking, of average intelligence, possess no spectacular talents and yet they are exceedingly self confident to the point of being conceited. On the other hand you probably...

 

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