Seeing Through the Eyes of People with Depression

Many people ask, “Why is depression such a complicated thing for others, that they even have to commit suicide?” “Couldn’t they just shrug it off and start thinking positive thoughts?” “They should just divert their thinking and do other stuff to make them occupied with productive things.” If you are a person who has these […]

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Riding Along the Roller Coaster Ride of Bipolar Disorder

Have you ever tried to ride the roller coaster? It is a thrilling ride that brings you up,… down,… then, circles you around in various directions. It gives you mixed feelings of anxiety, excitement, fear, and in the end even nausea. Imagine not getting out of the same cycle… Imagine experiencing abrupt and intense moods […]

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The Psychology of Breaking Up: Closing

Click here to read part 1 and part 2: If you have the habit of pondering about how your brain and heart influence your thoughts, you might have realized that sometimes our brain and heart are not good teammates. We would need less effort making a decision when they are both in sync. However, when […]

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The Psychology Behind Pokémon Go

Pokémon Go hardly needs any introduction. We know what is it about, what actions does it involve, and are even somewhat familiar with the franchise behind it. But it is not exactly clear what are the factors that had led it to a level of unprecedented virality. The game design and user experience is not […]

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The Psychology of Breaking Up: Part Two

Click here to read part 1: The Psychology of Breaking Up: Part 1 “I am done with you!” “Fine! You never deserved me anyway!” For all who have been through this know it from the bottom of your heart that this is easier said than done. When you leave a broken relationship behind, promise yourself […]

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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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