Sigmund Freud

What Is Psychological Projection and How to Find If Someone Is Using It on You

By | February 20th, 2017|Categories: Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Narcissists are renowned for using psychological projection to blame other people, even when it is entirely apparent that they are the ones in the wrong. Whichever way they can, they will project the blame, stating that the other person made them do it, was responsible for their own bad behaviour or simply did not do what [...]

FOMO vs. DOMO: Do You Have ‘The Desire of Missing Out’?

By | February 5th, 2017|Categories: Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Whilst most of us have heard of the expression FOMO or ‘Fear of Missing Out’, not many have come across DOMO or ‘Desire of Missing Out’. Before we explore DOMO in more detail, let’s just recap on what we know about FOMO. What is FOMO? FOMO is a feeling of anxiety brought about by thinking [...]

8 Obscure Emotional States You’ve Felt but Couldn’t Find a Name for

By | December 2nd, 2016|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Health, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Have you ever been stuck for a word to describe some of your more complex emotional states? Which of the following 8 emotional states are you familiar with? 1.  Sublimation Sigmund Freud, the father of psychoanalysis, used the term sublimation to refer to the redirection of the erotic drive (or libido) into socially acceptable creative tasks. [...]

10 Symbols in Dreams That Reveal Important Things about Yourself and Your Life

By | April 30th, 2016|Categories: Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , |

Symbols in Dreams: What Do they Reveal About Yourself? Have you ever thought about dreaming process in a detailed manner? If not, then it is better to understand because dreams have a huge role to play in developing our minds to a certain level. This is a matter of fact that indicates every person on [...]

How Freudian Theory Gave a Start to the Manipulation of the Masses

By | April 16th, 2016|Categories: Food for thought, History & Archaeology, Psychology & Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

Freudian theory has made more impact on our life today than you could imagine. Read on to learn how his ideas were used for the manipulation of the masses. In the early 1900s, Sigmund Freud formulated his theories on psychodynamics that have led to controversies around the world. While many of us are aware of [...]

Daydreaming: a Surprising Way to Gain Insight into Your Life

By | September 1st, 2014|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Health, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

“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, but we rarely talk about [...]

How Your Intuition Reveals Your Brain’s Best Decisions

By | August 22nd, 2014|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

There is no logical way to the discovery of these elemental laws. There is only the way of intuition, which is helped by a feeling for the order lying behind the appearance. ~Albert Einstein We often hear a lot about the great strength of the human intuition, but rarely are we taught how to accurately [...]

Freud’s Oedipus and Electra Complexes: Right or Wrong?

By | July 27th, 2014|Categories: Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

When people think about psychology and psychotherapy, especially those unfamiliar with the fields, most tend to think about Sigmund Freud and his theories on psychosexual development. One of Freud’s most controversial theories was that boys go through a phallic stage when they have an unconscious sexual attraction towards their mothers (with an absolute hatred of [...]

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