Is Your Relationship a Lie?


Have a think about your partner at the moment and consider the positives and negatives about them. I’m assuming you came up with more positives than negatives otherwise you wouldn’t still be in a relationship but the thing is are those positives really good or are you turning them in to good traits? A study […] Read more »

A Stressful Mind is a Forgetful Mind

Have you ever walked into an exam, sat down and got all of your equipment out on the desk and then completely forgotten everything you have been revising for weeks? The panic takes hold and you feel like crawling under the desk in shame. The ironic thing about this is that this panic is exactly […] Read more »

Psychology of Massage: The Effect on The Mind


So many people hail the benefits of massage and say how great they feel afterwards, people are willing to pay serious money to get it done professionally and they come out of it glad they paid for the service. So is this all a placebo effect or do we actually recieve positive physical effects from massage? One […] Read more »

Psychology of Scars and How They Affect People


We all have scars be they emotional, physical or psychological and they will all affect people in different ways. The emotions surrounding the physical scars can also leak over into the emotional and psychological and cause people significant self image issues and lower self confidence. Scars and Attractiveness But is it always the case that […] Read more »

Neuroeconomics: The Psychology of Consumer Behaviour and Purchasing Decisions


I’m going to start this article by posing a question, how much would you pay for a cool refreshing beverage after 2 days in the desert with no fluids? An extreme situation but the point I’m trying to make is that the reason the answer to that question is ‘ANYTHING!’ is because humans aren’t always […] Read more »

Split Brain Patients – What Happens When You Have two Brains?


Despite what you might have thought this does not happen when someone has a ‘splitting headache’ but is usually the result of a surgery to treat refractory epilepsy. This usually involves cutting through the middle of the brain, known as the corpus callosum, and separating the two halves of the hemispheres effectively leaving the patient […] Read more »