The Effects of Technology on Parents and Children’s Loneliness

This article talks about how the influence of technology can affect parents’ attitude towards their children and the quality of parent-children interactions.

Nov 13

Categories: Child Development, Parenting, Social Isolation

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Blaming others for our Poor Anger Management

It is often easy to put the blame on others when we do something wrong or realize a flaw within us, however it might not be the best way to resolve our emotional conflicts.

Nov 13

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

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The Role of Oxytocin in Threat Response

The fight-or-flight response has been widely studied and the findings have been replicated across species. Recently, researchers looked at fear responses in parents when threats occur in the presence of their young and found that a new threat ...

Nov 12

Categories: Fear, Parenting

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Childhood Attachment Explains Adulthood

Attachment theory has been increasingly linked to a myriad of disruptions to personal and interpersonal functioning, as well as mental health diagnoses. It was founded by psychiatrist John Bowlby in the 60s and continue to be a very relevant piece ...

Nov 10

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

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Best Course of Action for Anxiety?

A new meta-analysis from Oxford University have found evidence that suggest group cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) may be the best form of psychotherapy for individuals diagnosed with anxiety disorders.

Nov 7

Categories: Anxiety, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Depression, Social Anxiety / ...

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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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