Henri Ey made great contributions to psychiatry, by proposing a vision that also included neurology and psychoanalysis. He promoted a humanistic psychiatry. Over time, his legacy was made invisible by American psychiatry.
Through an experiment, Leon Festinger tests the decision-making process.
The phi (φ) phenomenon was key to Gestalt. This optical illusion that makes us believe that fixed images are moving, shows us to what extent our brain can make us believe realities that are not entirely true.
In the times of Philippe Pinel, it was normal for the “mentally ill” to be chained to the walls or to be inflicted with physical punishment. This doctor managed to regulate psychiatric institutions and propose a new way of understanding mental pathologies.
Bugchasing is seen by some as a form of self-harm, and by others as an assertive way of taking control of something they already know will happen. In this article we explore this movement.
In its eagerness to control the minds of the people, the CIA advanced the MK Ultra Project. He made cruel experiments with human beings, to find the vulnerable points of the mind and in this way control and manipulate people.
Roberto Assagioli and his school of Psychosynthesis were a revolution in the world of psychology and laid the foundations of humanism and transpersonal psychology.
Margaret Mahler was a leading psychoanalyst who developed a model of the evolution of children, from birth to early childhood. He also introduced novel therapeutic techniques, which proved effective.
Sometimes, trusting our senses is not so successful. Our mind can also play tricks on us. We tell you how he does it. Discover it!