What You Don’t Know About Experts (of all fields)

I recently finished Tom Nichols’s bestseller ‘The Death of Expertise’ and felt the familiar urge to write and think, and attempt to get readers on the same page. While I believe his concerns about the erosion of expertise are over-exaggerated and almost certainly an American phenomenon, there is some wisdom to be shared around if we want […]

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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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[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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[Review] Reasons to Stay Alive by Matt Haig

“The main advantage of books over life is that they can be redrafted and redrafted, whereas life, alas, is always a first draft.” Preface Not too long ago, my social media feed was flooded with images of a certain book passage about happiness. It went like this: “The world is increasingly designed to depress us. […]

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Why We Help One Person But Not Too Many

“One man’s death is a tragedy, but a million deaths is a statistic.”- Joseph Stalin. This article is going to discuss why we tend to help individuals rather than groups. Let’s begin with a short story: Jessica McClure gained worldwide attention when she was at her age of 18 months after she fell into the […]

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Psychology Careers: Unlock Children’s Potential (feat. Annelise Ky)

Many are curious about the career of Psychology graduates. What can they do? Generally, Psychology graduates are stereotyped to enter Counseling / Clinical Psychology field (which requires them to do a Master), Human Resource Management, Marketing Department and etc. To you who have been wondering what else job / career that you can enter other […]

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Social Loafing: WHO TO BLAME?

Social Loafing: WHO TO BLAME? Most of the time, the issue that causes students the most headaches and countless sleepless nights is of doing group assignments. Because it is not just about the difficulties of the group assignment in itself, it’s about choosing the SUITABLE GROUP MEMBERS for your group. It’s because we are all afraid […]

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PSYCHSEEING: The Different Perspectives of Psychology

PSYCHSEEING: The Different Perspectives of Psychology You may not believe this, but for me one of the most confusing parts of psychology is the categorizations. The turning point for me which helped me overcome being overwhelmed by the coursework (which I was entirely new to two years back) is getting the taxonomy clear. For this reason, I believe […]

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PSYCHSEEING: The Fields Similar to Psychology

PSYCHSEEING: The Fields Similar to Psychology This might be going a little off from what I meant to share with this series of articles as I am actually going to take a step back and look at the various fields that are highly similar to psychology and often indistinguishable due to the numerous overlaps. Just out […]

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