Environmental psychology – the study of how our natural and built surroundings influence us as individuals – suggests that too much order can be of social detriment.
In his time, Bruno Bettelheim was a leading authority in child psychology, psychoanalysis and autism. Years later, it turned out that his story was far from a fairy tale...
As the pioneering work of Elizabeth Loftus shows, memory is fallible – and can, in fact, be replaced by imagination when we are asked to recall past events.
Psychotherapist Paweł Malinowski talks about good and bad habits, as well as how to give them up or shape them.
Contemporary psychology – with its rites, symbols and stories – plays the same role for modern humankind as mythology once played for our forebears.
An author and psychologist talks about the power of sensitivity, empathy, and the importance of having one’s own room.
Admiring a work of art often feels like an emotionally-enriching experience. But does engaging with the arts actually instigate demonstrable psychological change?
Psychologist Piotr K. Oleś talks about how we mature, the difficulties with making life decisions, and whether our personalities can change in later life.
According to the ancient theory of humorism, cholerics are full of yellow bile and fire. This gives them a remarkable energy.
In a world of social media and internet scrolling, information is everywhere. How can we turn off and avoid overstimulating our brains?