Educational Psychologists: Helping Students Learn and Thrive
Many of us may take learning for granted, but not the educational psychologist, whose role it is to help children and young people achieve their full potential by investigating the conditions that contribute to growth.
Published: December 5, 2016 / 4 Comments
Self-acceptance: Good enough is enough
It’s been said that no amount of self-improvement can make up for any lack of self-acceptance. Psychologists have identified three core emotions that are inextricably linked to the measure of one’s self-acceptance: belonging, competence and worthiness.
Published: November 28, 2016 / 0 Comments
6 Different Types of Depression, and how they are treated
The oft misunderstood illness manifests itself in many ways, and identifying the nature of one’s depression is an important step to treatment. Here are six of the most common variants.
Published: November 14, 2016 / 4 Comments
The Fear of Failure: Understanding the Psychology Behind it
According to Professor Martin Covington of The University of California, the fear of failure is directly linked to our sense of self-worth. Professor Covington’s research found that one way we protect our self-worth is by believing we are competent, and by convincing others of it, too.
Published: November 7, 2016 / 0 Comments
Stress During Exams: How Much is Too Much?
A little bit of stress during exams can be a good thing, as it motivates us to knuckle down and work hard. But when stress levels get out of hand, it stops us from performing at our best. We discuss the issue of stress during exams, and the importance of getting it back under control.
Published: October 31, 2016 / 0 Comments