The Dark Side: Schadenfreude

Schadenfreude is an emotion that has fascinated both professionals and lay people for quite a while, precisely because it is an emotion that has been associated with psychopathy.

Nov 3

Categories: Antisocial personality, Other

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The Upsides of Moral Outrage

A lot of political headlines have been dominating the news of late, and it has divided people into camps based on their opinions about the issues at hand. While political news are nothing new, what is particularly interesting about the recent spate ...

Oct 27

Categories: Anger Management, Empathy

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Family Estrangement

This article explores the different reasons family estrangement can occur and how a child copes with their decision to distant themselves from their family.

Oct 26

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Child and/or Adolescent ...

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The Science behind Technology Addiction

This article talks about how games make use of certain psychological aspects that keep children addicted to their phones.

Oct 25

Categories: Addictions, Child Development

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Anxiety is a Way of Life

This article talks about how we can turn anxiety into something useful and beneficial. Anxiety is inevitable, it is part of life. Therefore, we should learn to manage it and use it to our advantage.

Oct 25

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Anxiety, Health Psychology, ...

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Are We Naturally Altruistic or Selfish

Since childhood, our parents have taught us that sharing is caring and encouraged us to engage in pro-social, cooperative behaviours with our siblings and playmates, resulting in our inclination to be generous and helpful to the people around us, ...

Oct 24

Categories: Adult psychological development, Other

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Relationship between Borderline Personality and ADHD

This article focuses on Borderline Personality and its effects, while touching on the probability of people with ADHD also having Borderline Personality Disorder.

Oct 23

Categories: Adult ADHD, Adult psychological development, Borderline Personality ...

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The Effects of different Parenting Styles

This article identifies various common parenting styles and how supportive rejection can be beneficial to a child’s growth.

Oct 23

Categories: Child Development, Parenting, Positive Psychology

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The Role of Social Others in Learning

New research has highlighted the importance of social interaction in learning, even amongst infants as young as 9-months-old. Results showed that when infants were paired with another infant, they are more likely to learn than when they were alone.

Oct 20

Categories: Child Development

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Monitoring Increases Pro-social Behaviours

What motivates people to donate? Psychologists have proposed several factors that increase the likelihood of donation as well as the amount donated. Some of these factors include situational demands, such as crisis relief after a natural disaster, ...

Oct 20

Categories: Other

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Self-Compassion leads to Happiness

This article talks about how being compassionate towards the self, alleviates chronic pain and eventually encourages activeness and a happier life.

Oct 19

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Chronic Pain, Happiness, ...

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Solitude versus Loneliness

Being alone should not be misunderstood for loneliness. Being alone does not necessarily mean one is lonely in fact, having some alone time is beneficial to our well-being.

Oct 18

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Adult psychological ...

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Understanding a Controlling Partner

One of the reasons why relationships fail or get torn apart, is due to the constant struggle for control between couples. This article talks about the behavior of a controlling partner and how this characteristic developed.

Oct 18

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Adult psychological ...

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Men and Body Image

Body image is one of the common issues people face. It is often talked about in relation to women and their insecurities. However, what we tend to forget is that, men do feel the same way at times too. It is possible for men to feel insecure about ...

Oct 16

Categories: Adult psychological development, Health Psychology, Men's Issues, ...

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How to deal with your Child's tendency to Lie?

This article talks about how parents should act when their child lies. Parents are encouraged to first understand their child’s reason behind telling the lie before proceeding to discuss the consequences.

Oct 16

Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Child Development, Parenting

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