The Areas Related To Psychology (Part 2)

In Part 1 I discussed mostly on more academic oriented disciplines (most of them are seen as sciences). In this part, we are going to look at areas that are more focused on skills and real life application. Communication and Media Studies Principles and theories of communication are most prominently seen as subjects of intuition […]

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The Areas Related To Psychology (Part 1)

Psychology is not the only area that studies human beings. While you might already know the psychology has a large variety of branches, sub-disciplines, and special topics, not everything related with human thought and behavior is necessarily labeled ‘psychology’. When browsing for interesting topics to study and work on, psychology majors need not necessarily confine […]

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Spotting the Signs of Cyberbullying: A Guide for Parents

Technology changes at a breathtaking pace. Human nature, however, stays pretty much the same. There’s a joke that illustrates this point. It goes something like this: A time traveler from the 1950s shows up in 2017. He meets a college kid who’s browsing the Web. The visitor asks the student what’s he’s doing. “I’m surfing […]

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A Fuzzy Outline of the Political Psychology of Science

This writing seeks to roughly illustrate some rudimentary interactions between science and politics with a psychological framework. Below is an overview of the interaction between the three parties: public, politicians, and scientists. Politician-Public ‘Science is the pursuit of knowledge, knowledge is power, power is politics.’ Science has long been seen as the holy grail of […]

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Brief Review of ‘Sapiens’, and Why You Should Read It

Yuval Noah Harari was a foreign name to me before I encountered one of the first TED Dialogues where he was hosted to have a conversation about the recent political divide. What fascinated me the most during the dialogue was his astounding capability to manage a large amount of knowledge across multiple vastly different domains […]

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Recognizing Pseudo-Psychology

Psychology is an area that concerns itself with human behavior. Any questions, theories, or claims about how humans behave and think is technically ‘psychology’. The internet is flooded with these concerns, such as “ways to be happier”, “what kind of friend are you”, “ways to be more productive”, “how to be a better leader”, or […]

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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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Grounding Exercise (Sensory Awareness)

Grounding Exercise. This is a great exercise for people who are facing anxiety. Just remember this 5 golden rules, use it accordingly and you will be able to regain mental focus. However, do remember that this is just a small first aid kit for us to fight with anxiety. If one encounter with anxiety in […]

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Grounding Exercise (Cognitive Awareness)

Grounding Exercise. This is a great exercise for people who are facing anxiety. Just remember this 5 golden rules, use it accordingly and you will be able to regain mental focus. However, do remember that this is just a small first aid kit for us to fight with anxiety. If one encounter with anxiety in […]

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