Tag: Psychology

Unveiling San Diego’s Best-Kept Secrets: 5 Hidden Gems You Didn’t Know Existed!

San Diego, with its iconic beaches and renowned attractions, is a city brimming with hidden treasures waiting to be discovered. Beyond the well-known tourist spots such as The San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park, there lies a tapestry of lesser-explored gems that showcase the diversity and charm of this Southern California haven. 1. Torrey Pines Gliderport Perched atop the rugged cliffs of La Jolla, the Torrey...

Harmony for the Holidays: Mastering the Art of Mediating Family Conflict

The holiday season, known for joy and togetherness, can also bring familial tension to the foreground. Whether it's lingering issues or the stress of coordinating schedules, family conflicts often peak during this time. In such instances, effective mediation becomes crucial to preserve the holiday spirit and maintain familial bonds. Understanding the Roots of Family Conflict Family conflicts can arise from unresolved disagreements, communication breakdowns, or the...
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10 Psychological Exercises That Will Challenge What You Believe In

Sometimes we encounter people, places, and things that challenge our perspectives and make us question everything. This is a healthy part of life that...

Does This Photo Freak You Out? Your Evolutionary Survival Instinct is Kicking in

Does the image of a lotus pod give you the creeps and make you want to lock your bedroom door and hide under the...

Tech Whistleblowers Reveal Psychological Tricks Used to Manipulate You

A book written by Nir Eyal, a 37-year-old entrepreneur, almost seems like it could've come out of a cliché dystopian sci-fi story. The book...

Why Everything we Know About Addiction Might be Wrong

100 years ago, drugs were banned in the United States, yet this ban hasn’t done anything to reduce or eradicate addiction. How did that...

Got a Dark Sense of Humor? You’re Not Depraved, Just Smart According to Science

If you're the kind of person who reads a news story about a person who choked to death during an eating competition and comments...

The One Thing to Convert Conservatives to Liberals, According to a Yale Study

Yale scientists recently conducted a study about politics and psychology that had some interesting results. While the university’s scientists have long been aware of...

Could Religion Actually Make Children Less Generous?

The idea that religious individuals are more compassionate, giving, and morally sound than the rest of us is one that has been embedded in...

Not Scared of Hurricanes, These People Abandon Logic and Stay Put. But Why?

Hurricane season is here, and as usual, it has entered the party with a bang. As it makes landfall in the Carolinas, Hurricane Florence...

What Makes Us Happy, According to a 75-Year Harvard Study

Beginning in 1938, Harvard psychologists set out to determine what factors had the greatest impact on the overall happiness of men. They didn't try...

Art Therapy Works Miracles for Veterans With PTSD. Here’s How

For those who have suffered severe physical or emotional trauma, talking directly to a therapist might not be so easy. That's why art therapy...

New Study Challenges a Common Stereotype About Same-Sex Parenting

Same sex marriage may be legal in the United States and many other countries, but the social battle that many homosexual and queer people...

This Circus Program Aims to Bring Back Smiles on Refugee Kids’ Faces

The journey of the refugee is a tumultuous and unpredictable experience, plagued by complex and multi-faceted issues that can prove disastrous socially, economically, and...