Reducing the time spent on social networks has direct effects on depression. At least, that is the conclusion they have reached in a study conducted at the University of Pennsylvania.
Psychology works with ideas and concepts that, often, can cause confusion.
Until not so long ago, it was assumed that psychology was a scientific field aimed at correcting what is wrong.
Loneliness is a problem that can become serious. In fact, it is known to go hand in hand with many other problems, such as the weakening of the support networks that society provides, and the adoption of unhealthy lifestyles.
Albert Ellis (1913 – 2007) was one of the most influential psychologists of the 20th century and one of the most outstanding figures in the field of psychology after his break with the psychodynamic school.
Albert Ellis is one of the most influential and well-known psychologists in the world of clinical psychology, especially due to the fact that he is the author or developer of the so-called Rational Emotive Therapy.
Our emotions are internal forces that continuously affect our behavior and perception, but whose exact functioning has been a great unknown throughout history.
Emotions can lead us to react quickly to situations that require an urgent response, but, paradoxically, they can also anchor us in the past if we do not know how to manage them well.
One day someone told me that there were always going to be people with obesity, and although he mentioned it in a work context, the reality is that this phrase, besides being true, is not encouraging at all.
Sometimes, when a group carries out an investigation where the performance of the participants in a task is evaluated, they do it over what is usual in them.
It is important to emphasize that the main objective in a relationship is not to be completely independent, as we have always been taught.
The evolution of the human brain in comparison with the rest of animals, specifically with primates, is still a mystery in constant investigation.
Each one of us has an idea about himself, a self-concept. We also have an idea about the world, a way of representing the reality that surrounds us and the people with whom we interact.
When we read a text, as well as when we observe around us, our mind performs a series of activities or tasks that allow us to understand the content of these beyond the explicit information that we receive from them.
For many students, the problem is not so much how to do to pass or not, but how to do to study without getting bored.