Understanding the nature of what propels us forward, intensity of effort, and how to get where we want to be.
The cognitive science of religion tries to understand the psychology of religious belief and behavior. This article summarizes important research and findings.
About 40% of the population experiences some type of childhood trauma. Experiencing traumatic events in childhood can have adverse consequences on adulthood, and in some cases may lead to abusive behavior.
It takes a lot of effort to avoid doing what should be done; distractions have to be found and not acted upon.
The Myers-Briggs personality INFJ. Introverted + intuitive + feeler + judging. In this article, I will show you how to identify someone with this type of personality and I will also go over their strengths and weaknesses.
A comprehensive review for stepmoms trying to understand and survive the chaos of a borderline ex-wife or girlfriend.
Platonic touch, despite its benefits to physical and mental health, is not as common in Western culture as it should be. This article discusses touch deprivation at a societal scale in addition to the specific benefits of touch.
Psychology research often presents surprising findings regarding how the mind works, how we think about ourselves and others and how we interact with the world. This article discusses several of these results.
The INTJ women is the most unique woman of all types when it comes to Myers-Briggs. Learning what makes her tick and how to get close to her takes some expertise.
The idea that criminals share certain physical characteristics was developed by an Italian physician in the 19th century.
"Emerging Adult” is now recognized as a life-stage occurring after the teen-aged years and before full adulthood. What are the characteristics, problems, and advantages of these years?
Summarizing 10 scientific theories about the purpose of dreams. Possible functions include aiding memory, preventing heat loss, and rehearsing threats.
Do you need help focusing? Here are some real and effective ways you can implement to improve your concentration and sustained selective attention.
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.
"Mansplain" is a new buzzword in regards to the sometimes awkward communication challenges between men and women. It refers to the way in which men seem to sometimes talk down to women. But the explanation for the behavior may lie in the cognitive sciences, instead of the social sciences.