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Francesca Forsythe is a professional writer who holds a dual award Master's degree in European Law and Philosophy of Law from Leiden University. She has written for several websites on a range of subjects across lifestyle, relationships, and health & fitness, as well as academic pieces in her fields of study. Her main pursuits are learning new innovative ways of keeping fit and healthy along with broadening her knowledge to create a holistic approach to achieving success. Connect with Francesca on Linkedin.

The Difference between Objective and Subjective Truth & the Illusion We All Believe

How do we know whether our truths are the real truths, or is the truth simply an illusion? What Is the Difference Between Objective and Subjective Truth? Truth is a continuous concept in all places, all situations and at all times. However, what one person believes to be the truth…

Hot-Cold Empathy Gap: the Hidden Root of Judgments and Misunderstandings

If you have a hard time understanding the actions of others, you may be suffering from the hot-cold empathy gap. Psychologists are constantly trying to understand human behavior. However, it can be almost impossible to predict how an individual will act in a given situation. We can even struggle to…

10 Famous Introverts Who Didn’t Fit in but Still Reached Success

It is a common misconception that famous people are extroverted. In fact, some of the most famous and successful people are actually huge introverts. It seems as though every successful person knows how to be in the spotlight, speak eloquently and handle social situations perfectly. As a result, this can…

Erikson’s Stages of Psychosocial Development and What Happens at Each One

Erikson’s stages of psychosocial development explain how our early experiences can influence our development and who we are destined to become. Erik Erikson was a German-American psychologist. Erikson focused on human development and is famous for developing the phrase ‘identity crisis’. His was one of the first theories to suggest…

Presque Vu: An Annoying Mental Effect You Have Probably Experienced

Déjà vu is a common experience, but presque vu is another mental phenomenon you may have experienced, even if you don’t know it. Déjà vu is a familiar phenomenon, which, translated literally, means ‘already seen.’ We feel as if we've been to a place before. Or, we've experienced a situation…

What Bandura’s Self-Efficacy Theory Teaches Us about Failure and Success

Bandura’s self-efficacy theory is a widely accepted method in psychology which helps us develop confidence in ourselves. Developed in the late 90s by Albert Bandura, the self-efficacy theory attempts to explain why people deal with challenges differently. Ever wondered why some of us are more apt to deal with failure and…

Spearman Theory of Intelligence and What It Reveals

The Spearman Theory of Intelligence was a revolutionary psychological theory which revolutionized how we measure intelligence. Human intelligence has always been of interest to psychologists who seek to understand human understanding.  There have been many theories of intelligence which attempt to measure it in an analytical way. In the early…