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Undeserved Self-Praise Can Lead to Depression

According to a recent study published in Emotion, students who evaluated their performance on an exam as higher than it actually was – a form of undeserved self-praise – later felt dejected and depressed. According to Chi-Yue Chiu, of Nanyang Technological University in Singapore: “Distress following excessive self-praise is likely to occur when a person’s […]

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A Plight Caused By Vengeance (and The Role of Forgiveness)


The Biopsychosocial Model

When studying the human mind, we often crave simple and easy answers when the truth can be much more complex. How often do you hear people say things like, “Everything about psychology is biology and genes,” or “Everything about psychology is about your thinking and beliefs,” or “Everything about psychology is your environment and upbringing.” […]


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