WHY You Should Go to Psychology Congresses!

I don’t have much experience of joining Psychology congresses, as I have only participated in three conferences/congresses since being a psychology student. But after coming back from the International Congress of Psychology (ICP 2016) which happened in Yokohama, Japan, I hope to share with you why I encourage Psychology students to join Psychology congresses, at […]

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The Psychology of Breaking Up: Part One

I believe we have all heard of the cliched notion that “people come and go”. This is the essence of all human interactions, the tragic beauty of impermanence. People come and bond together, gave each other a life lesson and then inevitably, they leave, even if it is a romantic relationship. Despite the unchangeable and sad fact […]

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The Meaning of Communication in Relation to Terminally Ill Patients

Communication isn’t an uncommon topic to everyone.  In fact, in all aspects of our lives, communication plays an important role in expressing our wants and our needs so much so that in education, much emphasis has been placed in teaching and helping  students to acquire the skills of good communication in various situations. Therefore, when […]

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[PSYCH 011] Defining Science

Foreword I was initially on a more apologetic position when it comes to the topic of “Is Psychology A Science”, but after some time spent rolling in the realms of research methods and epistemology, my stance has made more steps forward. For this piece I will be writing about defining science in the context of […]

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Giving Voice to the non-Verbal

From my previous Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) practice, I have been trained on how to care for and to love children with autism. Although they may not be the typical kids you see at the playground, they are certainly lovable as they are. In my experience, I have seen how different children interact with their […]

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Challenges in Malaysia’s Mental Health Industry

I am a Psychology graduate who has been working in a private Psychiatric clinic for four months now, and though my working period could not be described as an extensive one, it did expose me to a unique and heartbreaking side of society where people struggled (sometimes daily) for their mental well-being. I hope then to share […]

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See the World Difference | Dr Alvin Ng

Autism, to typically developing people, is essentially a deficit in social understanding and skills, coupled with rigidity in interests and behaviour, that ranges from mild to moderate to severe. People with autism may seem aloof, uninterested or awkward in socialising, thus often do not make friends well, or worse, get bullied on a regular basis. […]

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