Many of the famous psychopaths that I will name below have been mass leaders. Psychopathy is one of the personality disorders that most attracts people’s attention.  There are many movies and several television series that show these characters, such as The Silence of the Lambs, Dexter or The following. However, these people are not […]

In this article, we will learn about the cognitive dissonance theory, Leon Festinger experiments and other strategies… The cognitive dissonance is a kind of psychological stress that occurs when a person has beliefs, ideas, or contradictory values, or when acting against their own ideas. This effect, which can cause very high levels […]

Democratization of knowledge consists in the possibility that a large percentage of the human population can access information for free or at low cost. This social phenomenon occurs especially thanks to the Internet, technology with which thousands of websites that contain information on all the imaginable topics can be accessed. Some […]

Toxic mothers are those who have a negative view of the world, often destructive, victimhood, possessive, controlling, sometimes manipulative, and do not help the personal or professional growth of their children (even if it is not its intention). It is important to keep in mind that the maladaptive relationship can come […]

Emotional memory refers to the ability of people to set memories from emotions. In this sense, multiple studies have shown how memory-related brain structures are closely associated with brain regions that modulate emotions. In fact, emotions are closely linked with memory, and the emotional content of events is considered to influence subsequent memory. These […]

Vicarious learning, learning by observation, or indirect knowledge is a type of learning from indirect sources such as observation, instead of direct instruction. The word “vicar” comes from the Latin “I see”, which means “transport.” In Spanish, it has a symbolic meaning: with vicarious learning, information or learning is transported from […]

In this post, we are going to examine the Defense Mechanisms of Freud and also Psychoanalysis with their examples. Defense mechanisms are unconscious ego that reduces anxiety arising from potentially harmful stimuli for the human body, the personality and the body in general psychological mechanisms. Sigmund Freud, from psychoanalysis, was one […]

Cognitive distortions are a misleading way of thinking and are usually associated with the transformation of reality, causing suffering and other negative consequences for the person. An example would be someone who only contemplates their failures, even if they have really had many successes in their lives. This type of cognitive […]

The electroconvulsive therapy, electroconvulsoterpia, or psychiatric treatment in which cerebral convulsions induced by electricity. This therapeutic tool is used to treat different psychological disorders. The most common are major depression, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia. The use of electroconvulsive therapy has been established since the thirties of the last century and, today, it […]

Industrial ecology refers to the discipline that companies have a role in improving the environment to which they belong. Their role is usually intended to make better use of certain resources or improve the industrial processes they carry out in order to be more efficient. Industrial ecology studies have focused […]

Marine ecology is a discipline that stems from ecology and whose main objective is to study the marine biosphere and the impact of the relationship or the presence of other organisms. Different aspects are studied, both chemically and physically. Other scientific areas are involved in the study and development of […]

Urban ecology is a science that deals with studying how the social part and naturally interact with each other in populated areas. It is an area of ​​study that starts from ecology, but that is related to other areas such as geography or sociology. Its main objective is to determine […]

In this post, we talk about what rural community is, rural development, classification of rural development, and rural communities in various continents. A rural community can be understood as a group of people who form a society, outside or away from large urban centers. Examples of rural communities are villages […]

In this post, we will examine the Piaget Cognitive Development stages. As a child grows older, she develops a variety of abilities, including the ability to process information and understand it – basically, this is called child cognitive development. In other words, the term refers to mental abilities related to the […]