Is Depression A Social And Cultural Problem?

Is Depression A Social And Cultural Problem?

Hi, it’s Alex! Today I want to talk about depression. And I want to ask a question that I think has a really obvious answer if you think about it, but it’s a question we don’t really ask very often, and that is: “Is depression strictly an individual problem?” like: “Is depression a mental illness …

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#22 morality, psychology & the world

#22 morality, psychology & the world

we are led to believe that our Morality and Ethics are subjective and relative in this post-modern world That’s actually a misconception. A deliberate deception Let’s use the framework of PsyntegratioN to observe our morality Morality and Ethics are not subjective or relative When a child is born She or He must be taken care …

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The Psychology of Worldviews | Artur Nilsson | TEDxLund

The Psychology of Worldviews | Artur Nilsson | TEDxLund

Translator: Ivana Krivokuća Reviewer: Denise RQ What is the most powerful force underlying human behavior? Is it desire for approval, for affiliation, for self-actualization? Is it love? Is it the fear of death? I’d like to suggest that there is something perhaps even more basic that unites and channels all these different motivations, and that …

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The psychology of your future self | Dan Gilbert

The psychology of your future self | Dan Gilbert

At every stage of our lives we make decisions that will profoundly influence the lives of the people we’re going to become, and then when we become those people, we’re not always thrilled with the decisions we made. So young people pay good money to get tattoos removed that teenagers paid good money to get. …

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Racism in America – Psychology’s Dialogue on Race and Health (Trailer)

Racism in America – Psychology’s Dialogue on Race and Health (Trailer)

In 1903 W.E.B. Du Bois wrote, “the problem of the 20th century is the problem of the color line.” People in the crowd were ripping up a confederate flag. Over a century later this problem persists. With the evolution of our media we are now exposed to daily images documenting the perpetual struggle for equality …

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Depression, the secret we share | Andrew Solomon

Depression, the secret we share | Andrew Solomon

“I felt a Funeral, in my Brain, and Mourners to and fro kept treading — treading — till [it seemed] that Sense was breaking through — And when they all were seated, a Service, like a Drum — kept beating — beating — till I [thought] my Mind was going numb — And then I …

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The Psychology of Black Hair | Johanna Lukate | TEDxCambridgeUniversity

The Psychology of Black Hair | Johanna Lukate | TEDxCambridgeUniversity

Translator: Amanda Sany Reviewer: Rhonda Jacobs When we meet a person, it only takes a second for us to form a mental image of who that person is. It’s what you did when I walked onto the stage. It’s what I did when I looked around the room to get a sense of who you …

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Sleep deprivation & disparities in health, economic and social wellbeing: Lauren Hale at TEDxSBU

Sleep deprivation & disparities in health, economic and social wellbeing: Lauren Hale at TEDxSBU

Translator: Leonardo Silva Reviewer: Ariana Bleau Lugo Good morning! OK. Raise your hand if you did not get enough sleep last night. There are many possible reasons for this. Maybe you were up late at night because you had a toddler screaming for you in the middle of the night. I know I did! Or …

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The Psychology Of Personal Space

The Psychology Of Personal Space

Back in the 1970s, this guy was part of a psychological study… but the whole time he had no idea. He will never know. We don’t know his name, but we do know… he needed to pee. One day, 60 unwitting men went into a public bathroom to do their business. For 20 of them, …

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