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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Delirium Tremens

Delirium Tremens: Severe consequence of alcoholism

 

 Delirium tremens is a withdrawal disorder that happens in alcoholic people as a result of an interruption in alcohol consumption. It happens to 5% of […]

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Broca-Aphasie

Broca’s Aphasia: diagnosis, causes and rehabilitation

 

 Aphasia is a neurological disorder that implies a loss of communicative skills, meaning you can lose expressive and comprehension of the language. Depending on the […]

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Infertility

Infertility: Guide to what is it, causes and different treatments

 

 Infertility. The World Health Organization (WHO) defines it as a disease of the reproductive system defined by the failure to achieve a clinical pregnancy after […]

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Neuropsychology

Neuropsychology: A complete guide to all your questions

 

 We clarify all the questions you may have about neuropsychology: What it is, what does it study, neuropsychologist’s role and patients, what cognitive tests are […]

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Neurofeedback

Neurofeedback or Neurotherapy: Everything you need to know

 

 Neurofeedback: What is it? What is it based on? What is it for? In recent years, more professionals and centers have started to offer neurofeedback […]

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Brain Freeze

What Is Brain Freeze: Why we get it and ways to avoid it

 

 Summer is finally here. It’s time for ice-cream! YAYYYY!!!! Woops I got carried away and ate mine too quickly. Now I have a brain freeze! Hold on, […]

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Cognitive Processes

Cognitive processes: What are they? Can they improve?

 

 Detecting changes around us, remembering a shopping list, deciding what apartment to rent, helping a friend with a problem… What do all these situations have […]

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What is Aphasia

What is aphasia? Useful guide to fight lack of communication

 

 What is Aphasia? A complete guide to Aphasia: What is it, what types are there and their classification, causes, clinical cases, evaluation, treatment and tips […]

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Frontal Lobe

Frontal Lobe: Areas, functions and disorders related to it

 

 The brain is divided into four lobes, differentiated by their location and functions. In this article, we are going to focus on one of the lobes: […]

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Altruistic behaviors

What are Altruistic Behaviors? Do they exist or are they just a myth?

 

  Altruistic behaviors. To help others is a constant choice you can make every day. Giving money to someone on the street, helping the elderly cross […]

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Bonding with your baby

Bonding with your baby. Everything you need to know about those special moments.

 

 Does bonding with your baby affect his or her development for the rest of their lives? Are there any benefits for mothers as well? These […]

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Mirror neurons

Mirror neurons: The most powerful learning tool

 

 Mirror neurons. Imitation has always been a powerful learning tool. The human brain is enabled with different mechanisms that allow us to imitate actions. Babies […]

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Maslow's pyramid

Maslow’s Pyramid: what is it, what are its levels, how can we apply it, does it only have advantages?

 

 Our needs move us to overcome every challenge that is thrown our way daily. What is Maslow’s pyramid? What is it for? What are its […]

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teacher burnout

Teacher burnout: What is it and what consequences does it have on students?

 

 Stress and unmotivated teachers are becoming a common issue among faculty. Low self-esteem, work overload, emotional exhaustion and difficulties in dealing with disruptive, uninterested, rebellious students, […]

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