If you’ve ever waited for a train and suddenly thought about jumping—or pushing someone—in front of it, or had a sexually perverted thought that had little to do with your actual desires, you’re not the only one. Unwanted intrusive thoughts are common yet differ greatly from one person to the next. Keep reading if you want to find out how you might deal with such thoughts.
In recent years, practitioners and scientists alike have made grandiose claims about the benefits of mindfulness meditation. Countless case studies support the idea that mindfulness meditation can improve virtually every domain of life. Unfortunately, few of these benefits meet scientific consensus. So which ones hold up? Find out here.
Dating apps provide you with an overload of potential dates. You can hook up with someone with a single swipe. How does this influence your choices for a partner?
It is healthy for children to be attached to their parents. The Bowlby Attachment Theory tells us that, without this attachment,children have a hard time relating to everyone else.
2018 marks the 200th birth year of our institute’s namesake: Franciscus Cornelis Donders. In his honor, we’re going to party! Why bother celebrating this? Should you go? (Yes!)