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4 Best Thriller Movies of All Time That Will Mess with Your Head

By | 2018-03-09T21:32:57+00:00 March 9th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , , |

Movies are great mediums for taking us on emotionally and psychological roller coasters. Some of the best thriller movies of all time will take you even further and will mess with your head for days after you watch them. We love thrillers because they have us on the edge of our seats as we watch [...]

7 Careers in Applied Psychology for Those Fascinated by the Human Mind

By | 2018-03-07T20:45:24+00:00 March 7th, 2018|Categories: Education, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Applied psychology is an extremely popular choice of degree. This is because there are so many career paths available once you have attained a degree in applied psychology. It is also due to the fact that psychologists have long been respected members of the academic community. Theories involving personal and group dynamics, for example, have [...]

12 Best Mystery Books That Will Keep You Guessing Until the Last Page

By | 2018-03-04T14:07:19+00:00 March 4th, 2018|Categories: Arts & Movies, Food for thought|Tags: , , |

If you love a book that keeps you guessing right up to the last page, then check out this list of some of the best mystery books ever written. The mystery novel has a long history. Mystery writers have been chilling our spines and challenging our minds for hundreds of years. It’s a genre that [...]

What Is Psychological Splitting and How You May Be Using It without Even Knowing

By | 2018-02-15T23:14:07+00:00 February 15th, 2018|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , |

Psychological splitting is also known as all-or-nothing or black-and-white thinking. Psychological splitting is an unconscious process whereby a person tends to view themselves and their life in extremes. Everything is either good or bad, and there are no grey areas. Typically, psychological splitting is about having polarising beliefs. This is where a person will exclusively [...]

8 Weird Psychopathic Traits Revealed by Studies

By | 2018-02-11T00:01:49+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Recent psychological studies reveal some really weird psychopathic traits, some of which may surprise you. We now know that psychopaths are not necessarily cold-hearted killers who frequently go on murderous sprees, operating on the fringes of society. There are some psychopathic traits, however, identified by experts such as Robert Hare, who devised the Hare Psychopathy [...]

The Bright Side of Psychopathy No One Talks about

By | 2018-02-10T23:52:48+00:00 June 28th, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

What if I told you that there is a bright side of psychopathy? There are, in fact, two types of psychopaths. The majority of us view psychopaths with a degree of fear and trepidation. This is in no small part due to the way the media have portrayed them. Callous, cold-hearted, lacking empathy or conscience, [...]

6 Shocking Social Psychology Experiments That Show How Far People Go to Fit in

By | 2017-06-20T19:27:27+00:00 June 20th, 2017|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

Social psychology experiments can give us great insight into how we think, behave and act. They help us to explain how our thoughts are influenced by others, how group dynamics work, and how we perceive others. Here are six of the most important social psychology experiments: The Milgram Experiment After the atrocities of WW2, scientists [...]

Why Victim Blaming Is So Common in Today’s Society

By | 2017-06-12T22:53:41+00:00 June 12th, 2017|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , |

Victim blaming happens when society deems that the victim of a crime is either partially or fully responsible for the circumstances in which they now find themselves. Examples of victim blaming include rape victims who find that their past sexual activity is being called into question, homeless people being regarded as lazy, and addicts not [...]