Hello readers, today I’m just going to do a short blog on five findings/experiments that are either interesting due to their morally questionable methods, or their really weird and interesting findings. So here goes: Hiding under college student’s beds. In 1938 researchers set out to discover the speech habits of students, in order to understand… Continue reading Experi-Mental: Researchers hiding under beds, prostitute monkeys and rape fantasies
We have all read psychological/ crime thrillers. We have all thought that Sherlock Holmes, Clarice Starling and Luther have a ridiculously interesting job, that we would all like a go at it. I’m sorry, I’ll apologise now. I’m here to put a bit of a damper on the idea of police profiling.
One well accepted view is that mental disorder predisposes crime, as seen the public perceptions that mentally ill individuals are violent and in media portrays of mental illness. So today I want to discuss this.
So ‘Hi Guys’, I’m a bit late writing my blog post, and it isn’t exactly about psychology today. There is something that needs to be said. This is a letter to all those people who don’t call themselves feminists. I want to know why? You believe in men and women having equal rights? You think… Continue reading A letter to those who do not call themselves feminists
So recently I read ‘The psychology of the girl with the dragon tattoo’. Alot of the concepts spoken about in this book, can be applied to all of us, not just Lisbeth Salander. This post talks about the importance of being alone. and why we should all spend more time alone.
So I’m back guys, two weeks later, and I hope to continue with a new post every two weeks so stay tuned in for more stuff on the brain and psychology and really awesome nerdy topics. Yay! Today I’m talking about Meditation and Mindfulness, for three reasons. Firstly, mindfulness has been a really hot… Continue reading Mind over matter*