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Undeserved Self-Praise Can Lead to Depression, Study Suggests

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

Psychology is the study of the mind. In modern academia, it prides itself in its scientific progress and growing ability to objectively study human behavior and cognition. With the help of genetics, and the emergence of neuroscience, we now have great insight into the biological underpinnings of the human mind, and some of the biological […]


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