Microsleep

Microsleep: What is it, symptoms and dangers of sleep deprivation

 

 Microsleep is such a common that many don’t even realize the real-life dangers of it. It is one thing to doze off in class for […]

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neuroimaging

Neuroimaging: What is it and how can it map the brain?

 

 One of the ways psychology has progressed came from the use of various neuroimaging methods. In terms of experimental psychology history, neuroimaging started with the cognitive […]

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CogniFit evaluates the capabilities of astronauts in the space mission: Poland Mars Analogue Simulation 2017 (PMAS 2017)

 

 CogniFit participates in the “space race” to reach Mars by assessing the cognitive performance of astronauts under adverse conditions. CogniFit, a leading neuropsychological assessment, cognitive […]

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Nail biting: Everything you need to know to stop doing it.

 

 Nail biting habit or onychophagia is one of the most common nervous problems. Do you want to stop biting your nails forever? In this article, […]

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Experimental methods: how to create a successful study

 

 Various rules govern every science and it uses different experimental methods. It does so in order to achieve the results. These results have to be […]

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Phantosmia

Phantosmia: A Complete Guide to Smell Hallucinations

 

 Phantosmia is when one senses a strong odor that isn’t there and is also referred to as an olfactory hallucination. Phantosmia can be brought on […]

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Anorgasmia

Anorgasmia or Orgasm Disorder: Difficulty Reaching Climax

 

 Anorgasmia or orgasm disorder is one of the most common sexual dysfunctions. It consists of the absence or difficulty to reach orgasm and can affect […]

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Experimental Psychology

Experimental Psychology: Learn everything about its history

 

 The field of experimental psychology branches out into many various sub-fields and directions with people believing in various things. Even now scientists do not have a […]

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Metacognition: Thinking About Thinking Improves Learning

 

 Metacognition. Have you ever analyzed the strategies you use for learning new information? Do you read the information out loud several times? Or do you […]

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The Human Brain Project

Human Brain Project: What is it and how it’s a research innovation

 

 Assembly of The Human Brain Project has a goal to unravel what lies within the intricately woven network that still remains a secret. Humans are […]

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Childhood Development Stages:

Childhood Development Stages: Learning and Development

 

 “Crawl before you walk, walk before you run!” When it comes to childhood development stages, this phrase is certainly true. Before children learn to talk […]

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tourette's syndrome

Tourette’s Syndrome: Complete guide to understanding and treating it

 

 Tourette’s syndrome is a type of tic disorder that severely incapacitates the person. What usually draws attention are the cases in which these people repeatedly […]

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Types of hormones

Types of hormones: People are pure chemistry

 

 Types of hormones. What are hormones and what functions do they have in our body and brain? Why are these substances so important? Humans are […]

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benefits of crying

Benefits of crying: Why do we cry? Discover 9 psychological benefits

 

 Benefits of crying. Why do we cry? Is crying unhealthy for you? We cry for joy, for emotion, for love, for sadness, for pain, for anger, etc. […]

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how pregnancy changes the brain

Pregnancy Changes the Brain: Does Pregnancy Brain Have Negative Effects Long Term?

 

 Pregnancy changes the brain. She took her pregnancy test and it was confirmed, she was going to bring a new life into this world. What […]

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How to overcome acute stress

Acute Stress: Are You Controlled By Your Nerves?

 

 We face stressful situations in our day-to-day that cause behavioral and emotional problems. These problems caused by stress usually go away on their own, but […]

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Human Pheromones: Our Customized Perfume

Human Pheromones: Our Customized Perfume

 

 Human Pheromones have been a long-debated topic in science. New perfumes come out every year claiming to have human pheromones that will make you more […]

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Associative Learning

Associative Learning: Learning from association or relating several things

 

 How do punishments and rewards affect us? Have you ever wondered how we learn that something is dangerous or beneficial to us? What is associative […]

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Coprolalia

Coprolalia: The Reason Behind Involuntary Profane Outbursts

 

 Obscene language is a big part of everybody’s daily lives – whether we like to believe it or not. Perhaps you banged your toe against the […]

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social psychology

Social Psychology: Interaction Between Psychology and Society

 

 What is social psychology? What are its practical applications? Who are its main authors? What topics do social psychologists study? In this article, we will […]

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Psychotic Episode

Psychotic Episode: What is it, causes, awareness and more

 

 A psychotic episode is an incident in which reality judgment is severely affected. It not only appears in the course of a serious illness, such […]

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Vascular Dementia

Vascular Dementia: Causes, Symptoms and Prevention

 

 The term dementia is familiar to everyone, however, what is Vascular Dementia? Throughout this article will explain what is this type of dementia, its causes, […]

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Emotional Intelligence Test

Emotional Intelligence Test: 24 questions to measure your EQ

 

 Emotional Intelligence Test. “Your IQ affects only 20% of your work and professional success, but emotional intelligence affects an 80%” Do you dare to take […]

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Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence: What is it, interpretation models and controversies.

 

 Emotional Intelligence. Mark and John had a fight with their boss. When each of them got to their homes, Mark started yelling at his kids […]

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Korsakoff Syndrome: inventing memories to compensate forgetfulness

 

 Korsakoff syndrome is a memory problem that is usually due to alcohol abuse or overly restrictive diets that lead to vitamin deficiency. Find out here […]

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Hippocampus

Hippocampus: the orchestra director in the deepest part of our brain

 

 Hippocampus. Have you ever gone blank and forgotten what you were going to say? Our brain is full of important data and information that we […]

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Acrophobia

Acrophobia: What is it, symptoms and how to get over it?

 

 Acrophobia. Are you afraid of heights? Do you feel unable to observe a landscape from the top of a mountain? Are you horrified when you […]

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creative thinking

Creative Thinking: What is it and how to improve it

 

 Creative thinking is the ability to think in new and original ways. It means straying from traditional ideas and creating alternative solutions. Learn about the […]

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Cinderella Complex

Cinderella Complex: What is it and turn it into Independence

 

 Do you think you have a Disney Complex? It could very well be the Cinderella Complex. The dependency on others rather than being independent yourself. […]

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Intellectual Disability

Intellectual Disability: Everything you need to know to understand it

 

  In this article we address in depth what is the intellectual disability: symptoms and diagnostic criteria, types of intellectual disability and its characteristics, causes […]

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Brain Facts: Learn some curious and fascinating facts about the brain!

 

 Brain facts. Our brain is exciting, it is the result of millions of years of evolution and although it is still an enigma, we are […]

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Art Therapy

Art therapy: Everything you need to know about this marvelous therapy

 

 What is art therapy? How can is something like art become a tool to help you through depression, anxiety, and even dyslexia? Find out everything […]

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What is MSG

What is MSG: Everything you need to know about this flavor enhancer

 

   What is MSG and what is it used for? What is the relationship between MSG and the fifth flavor or umami? Should we avoid this […]

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Effective communication skills

Effective communication skills: What are they and how to improve them?

 

 Have you ever wanted to communicate better? Do you feel insecure when speaking in public? Is it hard for you to write? Do you not […]

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12 pairs of cranial nerves

12 pairs of cranial nerves: What are they and what are their functions?

 

 12 pairs of cranial nerves enable us to perform our daily routine in a comfortable and efficient way, as they take part of the information […]

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The Pygmalion Effect

The Pygmalion Effect: Can what is expected from us define our paths?

 

 The Pygmalion Effect.Think of a basketball coach that encourages their team to imagine the ball going into the hoop right before they take a shot, […]

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low self-esteem

Low self-esteem: Causes, consequences and tests – What can I do?

 

 Learning to say “I love myself” is much harder than it seems. Test yourself. Through this article, we will explain the keys to developing a […]

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Effects of alcohol on the brain: Everything you need to know in this guide

 

 Effects of alcohol on the brain. Several studies confirm the relationship between alcohol abuse and cognitive impairment. Binge drinking can have serious consequences for our […]

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Nervous System

Nervous System: what is it, functions, areas and diseases

 

 Have you ever stopped to think about how the Nervous System works? How is your body organized? How does it really work? What structures make […]

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Self-Control

Self-control: Learn what it is and how to handle it to succeed

 

 Do you feel that your lack of self-control prevents you from achieving your goals? Do you feel that you can’t handle your anxiety or anger? […]

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Daydreaming

Daydreaming: what is it, why do we do it, can it be dangerous?

 

 You are now entering Lala land (no, not the one with Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, unfortunately) but a land where it’s all about you. […]

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Hypersexuality

Hypersexuality: A complete guide to nymphomania and satyriasis

 

 A complete guide to hypersexuality and sex addiction in men (satyriasis), women (nymphomania) and children. Discover what is hypersexuality disorder, symptoms, causes and consequences. Useful […]

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