Psychology

Psychology stories and more.

Are you addicted to sex? Members Public

Sex is pleasurable activity all humans desire to practice especially young adults. As the popular saying goes, too much of everything is bad or unhealthy. That can be said about sex. How do you know that you are addicted to sex? Are there consequences? Let’s find out as we

JESSICA MAWU-KOENYA BANSAH
Psychology

Brainwashing Members Public

At the beginning of a meeting, the coordinator conducted a survey to find out which superpowers they would love to possess. They were invisibility, the ability to read and control minds, and superintelligence. Most of the participants chose the ability to read and control their minds. It indicates how powerful

JESSICA MAWU-KOENYA BANSAH
Psychology

Dissociative identity disorder Members Public

Imagine not having control over what you do? Imagine being a nice person one moment and a completely different person the next second? I know you may be wondering if such scenarios exist. I am here to inform you that they do! It is called dissociative identity disorder formerly known

JESSICA MAWU-KOENYA BANSAH
Psychology

BEHAVIOR AND ATTITUDE Members Public

BEHAVIOR is difficult to define. It has been a subject of debate for many years. In most animals, the nervous system consists of two parts- the central and peripheral nervous systems. It is most commonly believed that complexity in the behavior of an organism is correlated with the complexity of

Augustine Wianicho
Psychology

Why do we do the things we do? Members Public

Why? “My partner always complains because I do not follow her schedule. I just like to go with the flow. I want to make her happy, but I end up doing my own thing because it is too hard”, said Kojo. Are you like him? Do you feel frustrated about

GEORGE AMOAH
Psychology

Grief: Is it healthy to grieve? Members Public

All humans understand that loss is a part of life but sometimes losing someone or something can be shocking to us such that we may end up being sad for long or depressed. Grieving is the what we experience when we suffer loss. It happens when death occurs or when

JESSICA MAWU-KOENYA BANSAH
Psychology

SCHOOLS OF PSYCHOLOGY Members Public

Psychology has no one particular definition. It is derived from Greek roots, where “psychy” refers to the “soul/mind” and “logos” is simply “study”.  There are several definitions of psychology but certain keywords are common; a) Science/scientific, because it is systematic and objective and tends to understand people by

Augustine Wianicho
Psychology

Phobia: What are you afraid of? Members Public

As human beings, we have the tendency to scare when we meet something unusual or when a friend intentionally frightens us. However, for some people, it comes naturally and sometimes the fear is not even rational. The fear can be overwhelming such that people might do unreasonable things just to

JESSICA MAWU-KOENYA BANSAH
Psychology