Tag Archives: psychology

Be a Good Friend to Yourself!

Psychology student Kerttu Mäger analysed self-esteem and self-compassion in her master’s thesis and found that the best way to boost one’s self-esteem is to treat oneself in a friendly, humane and mindful manner and not concentrating so much on external praise. Continue reading

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Your Memory Is Not a Video Camera

Neuroscientist Jaan Aru explains how and why our memories can be false. Continue reading

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Recipe: How To Make The Most of Your Brain

Neuroscientist Jaan Aru gives a recipe on how to make most of your brain. Continue reading

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Psychology and Theatre

Psychologist Andero Uusberg and theatre director and critic Margus Mikomägi discuss psychology in theatre and acting. Continue reading

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Your Personality Shapes How You React to Eye Contact

Find out how our personality shapes our reaction to eye contact on the brain level. Continue reading

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The Biology of Sacrifice (and Terrorism)

Immune ecology researchers Elin Sild and Tuul Sepp disclose the biological and psychological mechanisms that lead to self-sacrifice and motivate suicide terrorism. Continue reading

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How Selective Is Your Attention?

Why do we notice a remarkably beautiful person in a crowd? In his PhD thesis, Andero Uusberg studied specific mechanisms that the brain uses to pay attention. Continue reading

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