14 Truths about Being an Introvert (That Mainly Introverts Will Understand)

In her book “Quiet: The power of introverts in a world that can’t stop talking“, Susan Cain illustrates how today’s world has created an Extrovert culture; the ideal is to be sociable, loud, bold, and it is so because it resonates with how most of our interactions are nowadays. We … READ MORE

Amazing Facts about the Psychology of Learning and Memory

Psychological research has long been fascinated with how humans learn and retain memories. As a result of this fascination research has revealed some amazing facts of exactly how the brain learns and remembers. Recalling Memories Changes Them This is bad news for the expert eyewitnesses. Research by Neuroscientist Daniela Schiller, … READ MORE

New Study Reveals the Link Between Strong Relationships and Success

There are many ways that human beings become successful in life – buying a new home, embarking upon a new career and also raising a family. These situations do not come easy, however, and may even take some serious patience and hard work. Another way that humans become successful is by feeling … READ MORE

Reversing the Emotions of the Memory: Scientists Find a Way to ‘Erase’ Negative Memories

Depression, anxiety and PTSD disorder – these conditions have one thing in common. They are built upon negative memories, sometimes even highly traumatic events called emotional associations or Valences. These Valences are directly responsible for reminiscence, but in the negative form. Social anxieties and other disorders grow as the negative … READ MORE

Psychedelic Therapy: Scientifically Confirmed Ways Psychedelic Drugs Can Treat Mental Disorders

In the midst of the “Ice Bucket Challenge” craze of going to help raise awareness for another worthy cause, psychedelic research. I’m going to approach this article a little differently; I’m going to write this as more of a research (past and current) based summary than most typical articles. This … READ MORE

Daydreaming: a Surprising Way to Gain Insight into Your Life

“A daydream is a meal at which images are eaten. Some of us are gourmets, some gourmands, and a good many take their images precooked out of a can and swallow them down whole, absent-mindedly and with little relish.” Dreams have been at the center of Psychology’s most profound questions, … READ MORE

How to Achieve Happiness According to Psychology

“The more we learn about man’s natural tendencies, the easier it will be to tell him how to be good, how to be happy, how to be fruitful, how to respect himself, how to love, how to fulfill his highest potentialities” ~Abraham Maslow It wasn’t very long ago that Psychologists … READ MORE

Unhappiness & Depression: An In-Depth Look at the Possible Causes and Solutions

Depression has always been a hot topic of discussion and with the recent death of actor/comedian, Robin Williams; it seems to have people talking even more. Let’s face it; we all get “depressed” from time to time. The daily demands we face are often enough to stress us out and … READ MORE