Five Reasons Why Studying Psychology (Might) Make You More Skeptical of Religion

Academics and professionals from the fields of psychology[1] and psychiatry[2] were found to be the least religious… here’s five reasons why:   # 1- The brain is evolved   To the untrained eye, pictures of our brains and the brains of dolphins or chimps are practically indistinguishable.  Someone trained in comparative neuroscience could tell them

“I’m Right, You’re Wrong; Here’s Why”

When You Are Aware of the Biases the Human Mind Is Prone To, You Are Less Likely to Commit Errors in Reasoning

Discourse, argumentation, debate, and other cognate terms, are the cornerstones of judgment and decision-making. Discourse affects the decisions that we as individuals in a society make on a micro level, with regards to our interactions with our friends, family, peers, colleagues, etc. It also affects decisions we make on a macro level; this refers to

Pathological Jealousy: Its Symptoms and Definition

Jealousy is a complicated and common emotion experienced by humans which varies in forms and multitudes across relationships and cultures. It is defined as a “feeling resentment against someone because of that person’s rivalry, success, or advantages.”i The definition indicates that the perception of a rival is essential for the emotion to exist; without taking

Understanding Diabetes through Psychoneuroimmunology

Diabetes mellitus is a very serious illness which does not differentiate with age and compromises around 6.4% of the world’s total population[i]. Although there is no precise explanation for the direct causes of it, today’s scientific community has established an understanding of the effects and mapped multiple causes that are linked to the origins of