Sunday, February 26, 2017

Success: A Tale of Two Mindsets

"When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” This adage may be a bit of a misnomer, in the sense that dealing with the hardships of life is...

The Toxic People in Your Life (and How to Deal With Them)

      A shocking conclusion has been drawn over the last few years: Toxic people are not good for you. It sounds wild, right? Who would...
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What Your Messaging Style Says About Your Personality

Of course we know our general behaviour says a lot about who we are, but did you know it even shines through in our messaging style? A...

How to Deal With Emotional Manipulators

    In one of our YouTube videos we discuss the top 10 types of emotional manipulators. Emotional manipulators are people who, whether they realize it or not,...

10 Bad Social Habits (and How to Break Them)

Sometimes we make mistakes. We say the wrong word, or call someone the wrong name, or forget about a promise we made. While these things aren't disasters...

10 Job Interview Tips for Introverts

The other day we received a question from one of our readers, Chris, asking about tips for job interviews for introverts. While there are many types of...

What is your Intelligence Type? – The 9 Types Explained

By popular request we've expanded the quiz with this companion article containing more background information on the types and the theory. Have you ever taken a “traditional” IQ-test?...

What is your Intelligence Type? – 9 Types Quiz

This quiz has got quite a number of questions, but that is what we need to determine which of the 9 types of intelligence is probably your...

Wounds That Won’t Heal: The Pervasive Effects of Trauma

It is very common to acquire scars during childhood. In fact, most people can point to a scar on their body and immediately recall how and where...

4 Practical Psychology Tips To Make Yourself More Attractive

Have you ever wondered what it is that makes someone attractive to someone else? Or why it is that someone might find a person incredibly good-looking, but...

Introverts Are More Likely To Use The Internet, Says Research

Personality is one of the most studied areas of psychology, and it has been applied to many aspects such as employment, emotion and behaviour. Conversely, internet usage...
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Personality Psychology Disorders – Crash Course Psychology #34

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4E1JiDFxFGk Want to learn more about psychology? Which temperament are you sanguine, phlegmatic, melancholic or choleric? Take the quiz and find out: https://www.psych2go.net/which-of-the-4-temperaments-are-you/ Do you know your Pavlovian response from...

6 Surprising Effects of Narcissistic Parenting – Were You Ever Affected?

There are as many parenting styles as there are people, but there are some broad characters into which these styles can be divided such as narcissistic, authoritative...

10 Ways to Spot a Psychopath Liar

All liars are not alike. Some people lie, but they may not necessarily have a serious mental illness. Conversely, psychopaths lie habitually, and their vice is part...

15 Facts About a Near-Death Experience

We know. It’s not the cheeriest convo to get into, but death is something that creeps into all of our minds at some point or another. It’s...

Darker Shades of Sex: 12 Sexual Dysfunction, Disorders and Dysphoria

Sex and human sexuality is an integral part of human nature. It is evolutions way on making sure that humans – aside from other species - continue...

3 Ways To Deal With Being Over Sensitive

3 Ways To Deal With Being Over Sensitive Being over sensitive is really no fun at all. I know this because I am an extremely sensitive person. People...

10 Traits of a Psychopath

A psychopath is one who has a personality disorder known as psychopathic personality, which falls under the Antisocial Personality Disorder category in the fifth edition of the...

16 Shopping Psychology Facts

It’s the holiday season! There are festive bright lights, jolly christmas carols and big advertisements enticing you to buy presents! Just as Halloween ends the Christmas adverts swarm...

Advice on How To Love Yourself.

Love Yourself Loving yourself is the ultimate goal in love. Period. No one can love you better than you,and if they say they can,well...They can't. 2.   Be Selfish Take...

10 Psychological Tricks To Get Someone To Like You

We all know that you just can’t force people to fall in love with you, no matter how badly you want it to happen. But is it...

6 Costumes and What It Says About You

As Halloween approaches, many already have their costumes… and many are still search for the one. Nearly 1.25 billion dollars is spent on costumes per year plus...

6 Long Lasting Effects of Abuse

Abuse comes in many forms, and can occur in any relationship. It is an extreme difficult thing to go through, and the effects of abuse on the...

10 Tips To Get Out Of A Toxic Relationship

1. Ask for help – don’t be afraid of it Asking for help can be difficult for some people, but it’s the first step one has to take...

10 Gaslighting Signs in an Abusive Relationship

To gaslight someone means to manipulate a person into questioning their own sanity. This is seen in abusive relationships and even after the relationship ends, the effects...

Top 10 Psychological Flirting Strategies That Actually Work

Anyone who has attempted to foray into the great wide world of dating knows that when it comes to flirtation, cheesy pickup lines just don’t cut it....

6 Reasons to Learn Another Language

“To have another language is to possess a second soul.” –Charlemagne In the past, people used to think learning another language created mental complications and even triggered Schizophrenia...

4 Cool Anxiety Facts

There are plenty of anxiety facts out there and these are the four coolest anxiety facts I could find. Read on and perhaps some of this will...

4 Ways Beards Alter Perspective

Whether you are a man or woman that prefers beard over clean shaven or vice versa, here are some things that you notice without really noticing them....

5 Reasons Humans Are Superstitious

5 Reasons Humans Are Superstitious Have you ever wondered why people are so uncomfortable when confronted with a black cat or a ladder over a doorway? The reality...

Five Factors of Eating Disorders

Although it is believed that eating disorders are typically portrayed to be induced by the impossible standards induced by the media, between 50%-70% of people who have eating...

The Top 5 Worst Psychology Experiments Conducted on Animals

With Halloween just around the corner, when is it a better time to showcase the top 5 creepiest, most unsettling psychology experiments conducted on animals? While some...

10 Psychological Disorders To Know About

There are many misconceptions about psychological disorders that can lead to discomfort. Part of the reason may be due to the general discomfort from talking about psychological...

Ways to Deal with Depression

Depression can come from a variety of things and the core or the root of depression should be tackled. However, these are some things that will help...

Five Factors Of Happiness

Thankfully, we’ve all experienced happiness at some point in our lives.  Of course, what makes one happy is dependent on the individual, but the premise remains the...

7 Ways To Love Your Partner Who Is Often Depressed

Being depressed is inevitable, it's what makes us human. Everyone has their ups and downs. If you find that your soulmate is acting differently towards you, don't...

5 Reasons Females Turn Criminal

When you think of a stereotypical criminal, you tend to think of a male. It is unlikely the image of a female will come to mind when...

Why LGBTQ+ Media Representation is a Developmental Need in 8 Steps

Maybe you have heard about the different reactions the Hollywood’s movie Stonewall has received, as well as the mixed feelings The Danish Girl and Transparent have caused...

Is Your Personality Trait Based On These 7 Little Things?

We live in a world where people will inevitably judge one another. For the very first time you meet someone you want to quickly assess who that person is...

The Mentality Behind Idolization

Since the beginning of time or that is to say; since the earliest signs of human societies, we have always idolized a “greater” being,a divine right set down...

Puppet Masters

  We’ve all experienced them - people who make us feel angry, belittled, or simply leave us tired and confused after each get-together. They play with our feelings...

Happy National Coffee Day: Let’s Celebrate With Some 5 Fun Facts

Coffee is consumed by 90% of adults daily and opinions on the health benefits of coffee are constantly changing. However, there are ways coffee can be beneficial...

Not All Trangender Stories Are The Same

Not All Transgender Stories Are The Same Nowadays transgender’s issues are a topic discussed worldwide, and it’s finally being less of a taboo in countless countries. You may...

8 Effects of Sex on the Brain and Body

Everyone knows sex can be pleasurable for the most part, and that itself can be satisfactory. However, there are perks of sex that go well beyond the...

12 Symptoms of a Psychopath

Psychopaths are not normal people; while they may have regular human characteristics, like passion and love, they also have distinguishing characteristics that make them a true psychopath. Characteristics of...

9 Things That People With Mental Illness Won’t Tell You

With the movement of raising more awareness for people suffering from mental health problems, we thought we'd help shed some light on the subject as well. Mental illness...

What Everyone Needs To Know About Autism

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and autism are both general terms for a group of complex disorders of brain development. These disorders are characterized, in varying degrees, by...

The 4 Types of Creativity

Creativity is often pegged to those who are able to produce art such as paintings or songs or scripts, or who can skilfully dance or act. The thing...

The 12 Disturbing Sleep Disorders

Sleep is a valuable commodity to us. Oftentimes, we get so caught up in our daily routine that we forget to let our bodies recharge and regenerate. But...

7 Surprising Ways Birth Order Affects Us

Some researchers believe that your birth order, that is: whether you were born first, in the middle, or last, has some baring on who you grow up...

10 Psychological Factors that Secretly Influence Attraction

Attraction is an interesting phenomena; many of us are attracted by physical appearance, intelligence, humor, and ambition. The following psychological factors that secretly influence attraction are a...

10 Accurate Descriptions of What It’s Like To be Depressed

Depression ranges in seriousness from mild, temporary episodes of sadness to severe, persistent depression. Clinical depression is the more severe form of depression, also known as major...

10 Psychological Defense Mechanisms

Defense mechanisms are the brain's way of keeping us safe from being fully aware of unpleasant thoughts and feelings. Sometimes, we can choose to use certain defense mechanisms...

8 of the Strangest Stories About Sleep Disorders You Will Ever Hear

Most of us, at some point, have probably suffered from some type of impediment to our regular sleep pattern. It is not uncommon to hear someone lamenting...

10 Tips To Help Think Calmly

Stress gets in the way of almost everyone’s lives. It can build up to the point where it is impossible for one to think clearly and act...

6 Tips to Making Your Long-Distance Relationship Last

Long distance relationships are romantic relationships in which there is significant distance between the two partners. This means the two partners may not get to see each...

9 Psychology Facts From Psych2Go

Hey Guys! Thought some of you would like a series of psychology facts from us. We tried to compile the most interesting ones and ones that are...

Which Baby Are You? Your Personality Correlates (For Fun)

Could there be a correlation between your birth month and your personality? Read these and see if any of these matches you! With all our serious post,...

10 Odd But True Facts About Dreams

Dreams are like another dimension to the universe. You can experience the best life in a dream and may never actually achieve that satisfaction in reality. According...

20 Not So Uncommon Phobias That Exist

Mayoclinic defines a phobia as "an overwhelming and unreasonable fear of an object or situation that poses little real danger but provokes anxiety and avoidance. Unlike the...

The 16 Personality Types – Myers Briggs

The Myers–Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is an introspective self-report questionnaire designed to indicate psychological preferences in how people perceive the world and make decisions. Inspired by Carl...

20 Top Psych2Go Posts

Here are 20 posts compiled from Psych2Go that you might be interested in. Let us know what you think of this format!  Being a perfectionist can result in depression...

The 9 Types of Intelligence | Howard’s Theory of Multiple Intelligence

When it comes to intellect, there are many types. One of the theories comes from Howard Gardner. He believes that intelligence is not limit to just one...

5 Helpful Tips for Empaths

But first, what is an Empath? Here is an excerpt written by Christel Broederlow of themindunleashed to explain just that. “Being an empath is when you are affected by...

10 Awesome Psychology Facts Backed By Research

Are you interested in learning some awesome psychology facts or findings? Well, check out these 10 that we have compiled! They are all supported by research! :) 1....

How to Help Someone With Depression

If you're looking for advice on how to help someone with depression whether that someone be a friend or love one, I would like to share my...

5 Psychological Writing Tips To Help Improve Your Story

Writing, as well as reading a good story is a very psychological process. If you are a writer, you want your reader to "feel" the story, to...

10 Dos and Don’ts of Sleeping

Hey, everyone! I've heard that many of you have been asking about how to get a better, more restful night of sleep. Stress not! Here's a list of...

10 Influential Psychology Reads

If you're looking for a list of psychology books that you could read, here are a few that we think are interesting. Stanley Milgram - Obedience to Authority: An...

10 Mental Abnormalities You Will Learn About

  One of my favorite course in psychology was abnormal psychology. It covered a wide range of mental disorders. Some that I had no idea existed. I've compiled 10...

5 Harmful Myths About Mental Illnesses

In 1961, Thomas Szasz published The Myth of Mental Illness, a book that discussed his belief that mental illnesses were unnecessary diagnoses used to excuse the behavior...

10 Male Facts About Attraction

This article contains psychological information and facts about male attraction in heterosexual relationships. Like all psychological findings, they represent generalizations and do not reflect everyone. Different people are...

11 Female Facts About Attraction

This article contains psychological information and facts about female attraction in heterosexual relationships. Like all psychological findings, they represent generalizations and do not reflect everyone. Different people are...

13 Rare Psychological Syndromes/Disorders

The field of psychology is one that is still growing and developing.  As we learn more about the brain and human behavior, there are a number of...

10 Findings About Exercise, Meditation, Nutrition and Health

A lot of people lead very busy lives and do not put enough emphasis on having some time for themselves or doing something which will make them...

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