The pandemic has affected people's psychological health: the effects of isolation

In March 2020, a worldwide isolation regime was introduced. For more than two months, our usual life was paused. At best, work was transferred to online, at worst, it simply died. Meetings with friends - only by video connection, and calls to elderly parents, grandparents - more often and more alarming. We were isolated to save us from the coronavirus, but was it possible ...

How news distorts our worldview and ruins our health

The more you watch and read the news, the more distorted your view of the world. Sounds scary and implausible? The BBC publication has figured out why this is happening. Before the tragedy happened, Alison Holman worked on a completely ordinary study of the mental health of Americans. ...

Course 'Social Psychology'

Have you ever wondered why people do what they do? This course, which includes more than 1000 videos and reading materials, offers some answers based on the latest research in social psychology. Students enrolled in this course to obtain a certificate, ...

Features of national quarantine: how different societies behave in a pandemic

How do different societies behave under quarantine? Social psychologist, professor at Columbia University, Svetlana Komissaruk, spoke about this in an interview with the Voice of America Russian service. Svetlana explained that all psychologists now react differently to the current situation, and this reaction also ...

Course: 'Introduction to Psychology'

What are people most afraid of? What makes us happy? What are the causes and treatments for mental illness? This course attempts to answer these and many other questions by providing a comprehensive overview of the scientific study of thinking and behavior. During class, you explore such ...

Coronavirus and psychosomatics: why stress and panic make us vulnerable to infections

Coronavirus has reached pandemic status. Many countries are closing borders trying to prevent new infections. World media every day write about the increase in the number of infected. At this moment, it is important not to panic, because because of stress a person becomes more vulnerable. About this writes 360tv. According to physician Denis ...

Do not buy a house and do not become a lawyer: 6 rules of a happy life from American scientists

In an era of anxiety and insecurity, Americans are more stressed than ever. Therefore, it is not surprising that everyone is looking for ways to add more happiness to their own lives. If you search the American “how to be happy”, you will find more than 6,7 billion results. Alex Palmer from ...

What happens if we find out when and how we die

We all die. Each of us, everyone we know, who is dear to us - there will be no exceptions. Unlike animals, man realizes and accepts the fact of the finiteness of his life path, but no one knows when and under what conditions he will stop ...

Methods of a totalitarian cult: how to recognize that you are being zombied

The antithesis of freedom is not a prison, not a totalitarian state, and not even slavery. This is a cult when not only the body, but also the consciousness of man is captured. According to psychologist Michael Langona, the chief editor of the magazine and several books on culturists, ...

How a child adapts to the American school

The child will go to school where they speak only English. Do I need to somehow prepare him for this? My daughter went to an American school - 13 is her, she understands a lot, but she’s too shy to talk. How to set up a child and give confidence? Moving to the US with ...

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