Is it even possible to remain non-judgmental about looks and avoid associated stereotypes? It seems that we all judge looks, even our own; and on top of being superficial, it can seriously affect our behavior.
Can you imagine a life without forgetting? The truth is that erasing outdated or meaningless memories is just as important as creating new ones, both facilitate the ability to learn while generalizing.
Research reveals the unique capability of dogs to understand humans. One look at our face while carefully listening to our voice and they can make sense of our emotional state.
What to do when facing a situation we’re not familiar with? Too many unknown elements to react intuitively. That’s when we need to pause and think about a new plan. And then, just try and see?
Have you noticed how, depending on the context, sometimes time flies, and other times it seems to drag? Unravelling the mystery of how the brain keeps track of time is key to understanding how our state of mind affects not only what we perceive but how we perceive it.
Imagine that every detail you see, hear or smell triggers your thoughts simultaneously. From every tiny inscription on the packaging to all the massive sales signs, from a nearby whisper to the distant traffic… It is all too much to sense at once: this is what sensory overload feels like.
Nowadays, the anonymization and greater social distance involved in online social interactions appear to facilitate misbehavior and a lack of empathy. Why is it easier to ignore, criticize, or mock people when online?
It is believed that children start to feel their sex identity and express their own gender by the age of three. However, if we consider that gender/sex identity is not something that you build from one day to the next, one question remains: how and when do we start embodying our gender/sex?
Imagine that it’s Christmas and, as every year, you ask for money— no risk of being disappointed and you can buy whatever you want with it. But it doesn’t quite feel the same as if you’d received a surprise, does it?