Scientific Research: Why is it Important?

Scientific Research: Why is it Important? “Statistics? But I am studying psychology!”. Students are often shocked and surprised that statistics and research method are the compulsory subjects in psychology, because many of them just want to know more about people or use this knowledge to help others. This can be even more frustrating when they […]

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Book Review: “Cracked: Why Psychiatry is Doing More Harm than Good?”

Book Review: “Cracked: Why Psychiatry is Doing More Harm than Good?” Paradigm shift, that’s what this angsty and de-constructionist book succeeds in inducing in me — a big shift in my own personal perspective towards one of the most controversial of medical profession in our contemporary society — psychiatry. Throughout the reading process, which takes […]

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Book Review: “Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki & His Years of Pilgrimage”

Book Review: “Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki & His Years of Pilgrimage” There are writers who write strange stories, stories so weird and original, that they baffle another with their creativity. And then there are strange writers who write strange stories, and these are the writers who are truly original, perplexing others with their bizarre and highly […]

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What is Nostalgia?

Dreams of Green & Old Ghosts: A Short Article on Nostalgia A thin, twisted tropical pine tree which grows among bushes of peppermint leaves, chrysanthemums, and bougainvilleas, in front of a car porch wide enough to accommodate at least four cars. A cloth-hanger line hangs between a pillar and the fence, suspended in mid-air, with […]

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Misconceptions about Psychology Students

This is the most annoying misconceptions about Psychology students: You study Psychology? You must be able to read my mind. @ You must be analyzing me right now, tell me – What type of person am I?   Now, we get this so often that these misconceptions been addressed countless times on Facebook. Let me […]

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