Body & Brain

Positive psychology articles related to the human body and brain. Which positive psychology theories and interventions can help us to improve physical and mental well-being?

Mirror Neurons

Mirror Neurons and the Neuroscience of Empathy

Groundbreaking research in the 1990s discovered that “mirror neurons” fire whether monkeys perform an activity themselves or observe others engaging in it (Rizzolatti & Fabbri-destro, [...]

Nervous System Regulation

What Is Nervous System Regulation & Why Is It Important?

A cultural paradigm shift is happening in awareness of the mind-body connection. Ordinary people are talking about nervous system regulation. People are using “dysregulation” as [...]

EFT Tapping

EFT Tapping: The Psychology Behind Tapping Therapy

Have you thought about integrating tapping to your clinical toolbox? Emotional Freedom Techniques, or EFT tapping, uses the self-stimulation of acupuncture points through tapping to [...]

Mental health quotes

28 Inspiring Mental Health Quotes That Will Empower You

Mental health is an integral component of maintaining good overall health. When individuals are mentally healthy, they are able to realize their own abilities, cope [...]

Highly Sensitive Person

What Is a Highly Sensitive Person? (Incl 12+ HSP Tests)

Are you a sensitive soul? Do you know someone who is? Did you know there is a trait characterized by sensory processing sensitivity (SPS), which [...]

Piaget Schemas

Piaget’s Schema & Learning Theory: 3 Fascinating Experiments

Jean Piaget’s theories of cognitive development remain hugely influential in both the popular and academic understanding of how our knowledge of the world is shaped [...]

Behavior change techniques

How to Change Behavior & Habits: 15 Therapy Techniques

Behavior change is recognized by politicians, scientists, and therapists worldwide as crucial to solving individual and social problems. The development of effective behavioral solutions to [...]

Cognitive development activities

How to Promote Cognitive Development: 23 Activities & Games

While reading, writing, and mathematics are important, developing cognitive skills is indispensable for lifelong learning. It is imperative that children reach their full cognitive potential, [...]

Mental Status Examination

Mental Status Exams: 10 Best Templates, Questions & Examples

As helping professionals, we routinely gather information about our clients’ functioning. There are various ways to gather such information, from brief check-ins to more extended [...]

Cognitive Development

What Is Cognitive Development? 3 Psychology Theories

Cognitive development is certainly not an easy topic to grasp. But don’t worry, we will try our best to help you with the essentials of [...]