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About Valerie

Valerie holds a bachelor degree in law and a B.A. in Psychology. She is fond of reading and writing about science (especially cognitive science and psychology), technology, and various controversial and thought-provoking topics. She is passionate about movies, travelling and photography.

9 Signs of an Impending Depressive Episode and How to Cope with It

By |2019-03-24T19:10:37+02:00February 23rd, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

You don’t have to be suffering from clinical depression to experience a depressive episode. If you have been going through unsettling emotional lows, then this article is just right for you. Here are 9 signs of an impending depressive episode and tips on how to deal with it. What is a depressive episode? A [...]

5 Unanswered Questions about the Human Mind That Still Puzzle Scientists

By |2019-02-18T14:54:17+02:00February 18th, 2019|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

It’s little wonder that we have so many unanswered questions about the human mind. Our minds are the most powerful computers in the world. They encase not only a whole personality but also run every part of the body. All this allows us to move around and feel emotions. Yet, as far as scientists have [...]

4 Common Stressful Situations Most People Face and How to Cope with Them

By |2019-02-25T16:06:25+02:00February 16th, 2019|Categories: Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , |

Stressful situations are events that disturb the body’s equilibrium state. Stress can be a form of our body’s reaction to both positive and negative events. Those events in our life that affect the normal routine our body is adapted to are referred to as stressful situations. Research suggests that stress isn’t always bad, in fact, it [...]

What Is Agitated Depression and What Are Its Symptoms and Treatment Options

By |2019-01-23T17:25:46+02:00January 23rd, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

Agitated depression falls under the umbrella of the depression diagnosis. It is a form of depression where the individual is often agitated, restless and angry often. In the past, agitated depression was known as “melancholia agitata”, but is now referred to as “mixed mania” or “mixed features”. Agitated depression is often seen in people who [...]

Top 5 Famous People with Schizophrenia in Literature, Science and Art

By |2018-12-12T19:05:30+02:00December 12th, 2018|Categories: History & Archaeology, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

Famous people with schizophrenia is something the media does not cover often. Throughout history, famous people with schizophrenia have received recognition and praise for their unique accomplishments and careers. Schizophrenia is a chronic mental health disorder affecting approximately 1 percent of the world’s population. There are many types of schizophrenia diagnoses, such as paranoid schizophrenia, [...]

How to Find Your Child’s Temperament Type and Parent Them Accordingly

By |2018-11-22T20:42:13+02:00November 22nd, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

A child’s temperament is a set of characteristics and qualities he or she exhibits on a daily basis. There are nine major characteristics making up a child’s temperament. This includes activity level, approachability, adaptability, mood, intensity, distractibility, and sensory threshold. These characteristics combined in of temperament include emotional responses, behavior, peer dynamics, and interpersonal relationships. [...]

How the Benefits of Meditation Boost Your Memory, Brain Power & Intelligence

By |2018-11-13T13:39:48+02:00November 13th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

The benefits of meditation for health and stress release are countless. But did you know that this daily practice can also do a great deal of good for your brain? Well, it can. Founded in Eastern cultures, this technique has been a path to enlightenment for some and a simple way to relax at the [...]

Social Media and Depression: the Link Is Closer Than You Think

By |2018-10-30T15:41:06+02:00October 30th, 2018|Categories: Futurism & Technology, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

The connection between social media and depression is a real problem in today's society. Let's talk about its underlying causes and the ways to overcome it. In the modern world, the current debate is whether the addiction to technology is bearable or not. The status quo has shifted and the topic to be most concerned about [...]