Psychology and Psychiatry in the 20th and 21st Century

The treatment of mental illness has undergone an astonishing transformation since ancient times. During the Renaissance mental illness was thought to be from demonic possession. The Age of Enlightenment ushered in the humane treatment of the mentally ill. Where are we today? Also, new videos added.


4 Psychological Tricks to Make People Like You

Our ability to judge people's characters is not as objective as we think; the human brain possesses primitive, limbic circuits, and our opinions are based entirely on the way that people speak to us and make us feel. Use this to your advantage, and anyone you meet will love you and want to help you.


The Danger of Behavior Control

The decisions we make and the actions we take are a vital part of what makes us human. Life is about making complicated choices, and yet, there are people out there that want to prevent you from being independent. They want to control your every action and zap away any shot of freedom.


Dream Facts

This article explains many facts associated with dreaming, the physiological and psychological components. It recounts the history of scientific studies, and many little known facts are included. Nightmares and lucid dreaming is also discussed. The difference between men and women’s dreams is expl


What's Empathy?

Empathy may be confused with sympathy or with compassion, but it is more than that. Empathy is a process which combines cognitive, emotional, and behavioral components. In this article, I will attempt to explain what empathy is, what it isn't and how it may sometimes be learned.


Romantic Relationships: The Filter Theory

The filter theory offers an explanation as to how we narrow potential romantic partners to choose someone who is right for us. It is considered a useful tool to help us avoid making the wrong decisions, but just how well can it be applied in real life?


Subliminal Messaging

Subliminal messages are perceived by the unconscious brain. There is not as much subliminal messaging happening in the US now as previously reported, but there could be subtle messages that are received unconsciously. Messaging has probably been used by or political operatives, yet it may not work.