The Psychology of Colour, Emotion and Online Shopping

The Psychology of Colour, Emotion and Online Shopping

“Colours are lights suffering and joy” That was a quote from the Theory of Colours, published back in 1810 by Goethe, a German writer. He wrote about how colours are perceived by humans, how they make us think and feel. “Red conveys an impression of gravity and dignity, and at the same time of grace …

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Real Psychologist Reacts To My Brain Tips

Real Psychologist Reacts To My Brain Tips

This episode is sponsored in part by Curiosity Stream. Hey! I was just wondering, how have you been? What was the best thing that happened to you this year? And what are you most looking forward to over the holidays? Keep these questions in mind because when you meet new people you should ask them …

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The Attention Economy Needs to Change. But How?

The Attention Economy Needs to Change. But How?

Now I want all of you to imagine a scenario. A big scenario. You are the CEO of Facebook. You have 2.2 billion monthly users, arguably giving you more influence than any world or religious leader. You employ some of the smartest people and you are among the top 10 richest people in the world. …

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How to Stay Motivated, Using Psychology.

How to Stay Motivated, Using Psychology.

Every day, you probably have to do at least one thing you’d rather not do. Maybe you have to finish a boring work project, or go to the gym again, or stick to your diet when you’d rather spend the day binging Netflix and eating Doritos. Sticking to your long-term goals requires motivation. But just …

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The Psychological Tricks Keeping You Online

The Psychological Tricks Keeping You Online

In every small action you make throughout your day, there’s an illusion of choice: that you’re acting however you like. Though if you look through a different lens, you can see that your world has been designed for you to interact with it in a certain way. Take this cup, for example. I use it …

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InBrief: Early Childhood Mental Health

What do we want for our children? What’s our goal? Our goal is to have productive citizens that are going to be part of thriving communities. So how do we get from here to there? As we grow up and as we move into becoming functioning members of society, our mental health is an important …

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Common symptoms of mental illness: lack of motivation

Common symptoms of mental illness: lack of motivation

The type of brain disorder I particularly focus is not a disorder itself but a symptom. And the one I focus is motivation. Motivation could be defined just as the willingness for you to do something. We see that this lack of motivation appears in people with depression, in people with schizophrenia, in people with …

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