Quality vs. Quantity? Have you ever wondered what happens when you sleep? Think about it! You know you absolutely cannot live without it, you can’t even function properly when you haven’t had enough, so what actually happens to your brain and body when you sleep, and how much does it affect our day? Before we […]
What does reality have to say on the matter? We have all thought of someone we know as pessimistic or optimistic, so we have a fair idea of what these terms mean but have you ever thought about what the real difference is? Often people use the ‘glass half full or glass half empty’ analogy […]
Abraham Maslow was a pioneer of humanistic psychology. Humanistic psychologists believe that every person has a strong desire to realise his or her full potential, to reach a level of ‘self-actualisation’. To prove that humans are not simply blindly reacting to situations, but trying to accomplish something greater, Maslow studied mentally healthy individuals instead of […]
What counts the most? I remember sitting on the floor of the football change rooms, my head hung in my hands, three quarter time in junior league footy. The room was far too quiet for a team of young, aspiring footballers with the mood seriously dimmed from our current losing status, heads down and spirits […]
The Chemistry of Behaviour This article focuses at taking a closer look at dopamine and the complex role it plays in the human brain. This neurochemical influences a myriad of human behaviours including our cognition, voluntary movement, emotion, motivation, our punishment and reward systems, sleep, mood, attention, working memory and feelings of pleasure. This vital […]
Results of the Marshmallow Study If I could tell you of a characteristic that could predict the level of success and happiness in the later life of your preschool-aged children would you be listening with all ears? What about for yourself? If you knew of a certain learned trait that could radically increase your likelihood […]
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