• Theories of Intelligence in Psychology

4 Most Interesting Theories of Intelligence in Psychology

By |2020-06-01T23:09:55+03:00March 9th, 2020|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Intelligence and how we gain it has been a puzzle for centuries, but there are four theories in psychology I think you’ll find most interesting. Psychologists have been trying to define intelligence for centuries, but many disagree on what intelligence really is. This has led to the development of many different psychological theories of intelligence [...]

  • Rosenhan experiment

The Rosenhan Experiment That Shattered the Boundaries of Sanity

By |2020-06-02T00:45:24+03:00December 4th, 2019|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , |

In 1973, David Rosenhan published a psychological paper titled “On Being Sane in Insane Places”. This study became known famously as the Rosenhan Experiment. He wanted to discover whether medical professionals could really tell the difference between the sane and the insane. His research sent shockwaves through the psychiatry community and ultimately changed how diagnoses [...]

  • Why Do We Laugh

Why Do We Laugh and Find Some Things Funny, According to Science?

By |2020-06-02T00:54:55+03:00November 25th, 2019|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Laughter is the best medicine, they say. Endless studies have shown that laughing is good for our health, but why do we do it? Why do we laugh at all? There are several scientific theories which try to explain why we laugh, and why we find some things so funny. It seems that there is [...]

  • psychology of obedience

The Psychology of Obedience: Why Do Some People Obey While Others Don’t?

By |2020-06-02T00:57:10+03:00November 23rd, 2019|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

Law and order keep us safe and under control. For the most part, we can all get along with that. So, what is it in our psychology that makes some people content with obedience, while others shun the whole idea? Obedience and obeying the rules seem like second nature to most of us. We navigate our [...]

  • psychology of nostalgia

The Psychology of Nostalgia: Why Do We Feel a Longing for the Past?

By |2020-06-02T01:19:46+03:00November 3rd, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

Should we dwell on the past? Until recently, psychologists would likely have argued not to. However, longing for the past, otherwise known as nostalgia, is now gaining recognition as a useful tool for people fighting anxiety and depression. As a result, nostalgia is a growing focus of global inquiry and research in psychology. In this [...]

  • best psychology books

8 Best Psychology Books to Help You Live the Life of Your Dreams

By |2019-09-28T15:24:12+03:00February 16th, 2018|Categories: Literature, Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , |

The human mind is a complex and wonderful thing. Have you ever wondered why you do the things you do? And have you also wondered if there is a way you could be more happy or successful? The best books on psychology can teach you all this and more. Most of us are sometimes dissatisfied [...]

  • sublimation in psychology

What Is Sublimation in Psychology and How It Secretly Directs Your Life

By |2020-04-22T23:11:37+03:00February 9th, 2018|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

Sublimation in psychology is a defense mechanism where negative urges and impulses are channelled into socially accepted behaviour. Sigmund Freud first coined the term sublimation after reading ‘The Harz Journey’ by Heinrich Heine. The book told the story of a boy who cut off the tails from dogs and in later life became a respected surgeon. [...]

  • dreams about teeth falling out

Dreams about Teeth Falling Out and 6 More Common Nightmares and Their Meaning

By |2018-09-19T21:33:15+03:00April 29th, 2017|Categories: Dream Interpretation, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , |

The quirky title of this post must have grabbed your attention or drawn a few laughs. If you do have dreams about teeth falling out, you may do so yourself. However, those who are familiar with dream interpretation will know that such a dream has a serious meaning. Like other nightmares, it shows the fears [...]