The Psycho-Neuro Diplomacy: FAQs On The Link of Brain Science To Psychology

Modern psychology is tightly associated with neuroscience, but they are not indistinguishable from each other. Many articles from science journalism websites are often titled “The Neuroscience of [insert behavior/psychological phenomenon/construct]”, which suggests the close link between the two fields. So what is the exact nature of that relationship? Is neuroscience the future of psychology? Is […]

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Existential Psychotherapy: An Introduction [WORKSHOP]

[4 mins reading] Existential Psychotherapy started to take shape in the time when European psychiatrists expressed their different views towards Freud’s psychoanalytic that Freud relied too much on the principle of determinism in which they wished to approach the patient phenomenologically by entering patient’s experiential world and listen to that phenomena without presuppositions that distort […]

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When Anxiety Becomes Healthy

Living is hard. No doubt. It is full of things that will break you or make you. Life is either a curse or a blessing. The outcome of how it turns out depends on how you have used every anxiety that has stricken your being. Yup, that’s right. Anxiety is essential to fully experience the […]

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S.E.R.E.N.E: Tips For A Fuller Life

People with depression usually have constant levels of sadness and are no longer interested in their activities. It is good to help depressed patients reengage with their social lives and take good care of themselves. I learned these tips (also known as “SERENE” in short) from a clinical psychologist. However, I find that these tips are […]

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The Umwelt, Mitwelt, and Eigenwelt Perspective of Love

Here is my Existential perspective about love (based on Existential concept on the modes of “Being-in-the-World” or “Dasein” by Martin Heidegger) There are 3 modes namely “Umwelt” (Environment around us), Mitwelt (People around us) and Eigenwelt (Self within us) To be considered healthy, people should simultaneously live within the 3 modes, meaning, not one is bigger […]

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A Sneak Peek Into Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) – Ft. Heng Jean

Based on the learning and motivation principles, Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) is a field of study which involves the use of techniques and principles in delivering behavioural intervention for targeted groups. It involves providing intervention or support for individuals to learn new behaviour or improve certain target behaviour to a meaningful degree of social significance. Also, […]

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What Were You Bullied For?

Previously, we shared a post of Whisper “What Were You Bullied For” on our facebook page. To our surprise, we received quite a lot of comments from friends who shared their experiences of being bullied. They have been negatively commented because of their body size, appearance, socioeconomic status and etc. From the comments, we know […]

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[Book Review] Psychology and Capitalism by Ron Roberts

I am not sure if this is necessarily a review, for me this piece of writing will be more of a reflection after reading. Especially for people who aspire to be psychologists and purport to be humanists, there is likely only very few other available modern works that is as important as Psychology and Capitalism: […]

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Be the Change: An Experience In Educating

“Be the change you want to see in the world.” -Mahatma Gandhi- I have always been very good with numbers since I was little, particularly in maths and accounting. Even though I scored A for all of the tests in my SPM years ago, I secretly told myself that I will never do accounting again […]

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