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How Decision-Making Psychology Explains Why We Vote the Way We Do

By |2019-01-20T16:15:37+00:00January 20th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

What is decision-making psychology and what has it got to do with how we vote? Decision-making psychology demonstrates that every conscious decision we make is influenced by our emotions, unconscious thoughts, our biases and prejudices. These influences are mental shortcuts that help us make faster choices. We have learnt to take these mental shortcuts as a [...]

What Is the Problem Child in a Dysfunctional Family and 5 Signs This Was You

By |2019-01-17T14:56:16+00:00January 17th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

Within dysfunctional families resides the problem child. Are you the problem child in your dysfunctional family? You would be surprised by how many people grew up in a dysfunctional family. These people may have been neglected or even the problem child in this situation, depending on their actions and role in the family. I think [...]

What Is Internet Gaming Disorder and Why Experts Disagree on the Diagnosis

By |2019-01-16T20:52:09+00:00January 16th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , |

There is some confusion as to whether internet gaming disorder is an actual disorder. But if we look at the latest edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), we can see there is a concern. In Section III, Internet Gaming Disorder is considered to be serious enough to warrant further investigation. [...]

What Is a Phlegmatic Personality Type and 13 Signs That This Is You

By |2019-01-12T23:56:25+00:00January 12th, 2019|Categories: Personality|Tags: , , , , , |

Do you have a phlegmatic personality type and if so, what are the signs? The temperament types are one of the oldest methods of determining your personality. There are four temperament types: sanguine, phlegmatic, choleric, and melancholic. Your temperament type affects your appearance and your personality. But before we look at the phlegmatic personality type [...]

6 Thought-Provoking Books That Will Expand Your Mind & Make You a Better Person

By |2018-12-31T12:49:15+00:00January 8th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Thought-provoking books are very essential in our mental growth. All the same, getting these thought-provoking books can be a daunting task. Developing a habit of book endorsements is one of the best things one can ever do in this regard. This is a move that can really transform an individual’s life. Indisputably, reading is the [...]

The Curious Case of Phineas Gage and Why It Still Fascinates Neuroscientists

By |2018-12-28T14:18:02+00:00January 7th, 2019|Categories: History & Archaeology, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

Does the name Phineas Gage ring a bell? If not, but you are fascinated with the human brain, then sit back, relax and let me tell you this incredible story. These days we know a lot about the human brain. For example, which areas are responsible for cognitive function or processing the senses. But back [...]

7 Ways Alcoholic Parents Ruin Their Children’s Psyches and Lives

By |2018-12-23T11:06:29+00:00January 5th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Alcoholic parents aren’t just a nuisance to themselves. Being an alcoholic can actually not only affect the person who drinks, but also their offspring as well. Personally, I didn’t grow up with alcoholic parents, but my children did. My ex-husband was an alcoholic and I remember many times, trying to shield my children from his [...]

Why People Develop Trust Issues and How to Overcome Them

By |2018-12-18T14:35:19+00:00January 4th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , |

What does it mean to have trust issues? Trusting in others is something we all do subconsciously, every single day of our lives. No one can live without. We trust the bus driver to get us to our destination safely. Then, we trust the supermarket to provide us with food that is safe to eat. [...]