Some television networks cause alarming cognitive decline among viewers. The influence capacity of television, both through soap operas, entertainment, advertisements, television news …, is widely recognized and has important and persistent repercussions, both at the cognitive and civic and political levels. How does television influence us? Based on the article “The Political Legacy of Entertainment
Living with a disorder is not easy. Society continues to carry prejudice and stigmas. We have observed for a long time how people who do not suffer from mental illnesses wonder and question about what is the experience of a disorder, and what makes the desired improvement so complicated in people who suffer from it.
People who display their moral superiority and claim the rights of others. So they are. We have spoken several times about narcissism. This way of being close to the pathological refers to those people whose admiration for themselves is exaggerated. Of course, this way of thinking also crystallizes in actions and attitudes that are palpable
The current President of the United States, psychologically dissected. The world is surprised that Donald Trump is the new president of the United States, but the truth is that the people have voted for him, in part, because of the personality traits that are expressed in his rallies. It is clear that numerous factors have
Michel Foucault, the Tragedy of the Commons and Crossfit. What do they have in common? In political science, and more specifically in the field of collective action, there is a key concept: the Tragedy of the Commons. It is an idea that focuses the study on the existence of situations in which an agent, in
A reflection on the supposed non-human nature of the psychologist. This article is inspired by the many times I have been told a somewhat peculiar comment regarding my profession. And not only to me, but many of those who read this text and dedicate themselves to psychology must be thinking the same thing. Dismantling some
Some people criticize psychology as if it were a monolithic set of dogmas. Psychology has always been at the center of a hurricane of debate and discussion. The different theories and hypotheses that have emerged from it directly challenge us as human beings, and that is why, in many of the topics it deals with,
Psychologists are often criticized for having well-formed opinions and not giving them up. Perhaps due to the influence of counseling , perhaps due to the influence of humanistic psychology, there are many people who believe that psychologists are characterized, basically, by being a kind of mystics. Not the kind of mystics so alienated that it