University of California and University of Oslo researchers define the sensations associated with the emotion of ‘kama muta’.
A new study shows that Norwegians perceive feminist women as masculine, while they picture feminist men as feminine.
New study finds that young people use self-harm to share difficult feelings, which they are unable to express in words.
A Twin Study of Normative Personality and DSM-IV Personality Disorder Criterion Counts: Evidence for Separate Genetic Influences
Nov. 14, 2018
Both normative personality and DSM-IV personality disorders have been found to be heritable.
A Prospective Test of the Metacognitive Model of Depression in Previously Depressed Individuals
Nov. 12, 2018
Metacognitive theory proposes that depression is caused by excessive rumination, which is in turn maintained by maladaptive positive and negative beliefs about rumination (“metacognitions”) and reduced executive control.
Descartes on Emotions, Reason, and the Adaptive Unconscious: The Pioneer Behind the Caricature
Nov. 5, 2018
The 17th-century philosopher René Descartes’s radical new understanding of psychological phenomena is usually presented very inaccurately in psychological literature.
The Psychologization of Society. On the Unfolding of the Therapeutic in Norway
Oct. 1, 2018
The Psychologization of Society explores the manner in which psychology has increasingly crept into everyday life, with nature reduced to a source of mental health, the belief in God motivated by health not salvation, sin and evil turned into psychiatric diagnosis and the market economy being primarily driven by psychology.