Key Takeaways The theory of mind refers to the idea that children see the world differently than adults and cannot understand that others have different perspectives than their own.Tantrums are common in children aged 1-3 years because they are still at an early stage of social, emotional and language development.Separation anxiety and fear of strangers … Continue reading Do Children really not Understand Others’ Behaviours?
This section includes interesting articles on theories of psychology, recent developments, and intriguing psychological phenomena happening around us.
-isms: Advantage or Disadvantage?
Key Takeaways Granting people the benefit of their different anatomical or physical features sometimes goes against their favour.Such apparently accommodating acts are actually meant to reinforce discrimination.The weaponization of different anatomical or physical features requires insightful discourse analysis. “Calling it lunacy makes it easier to explain away the things we don't understand.” -Megan Chance A … Continue reading -isms: Advantage or Disadvantage?
Emil Kraepelin: The Father of Modern Psychiatry
Key Takeaways Known as the father of modern psychiatry, German physician Emil Kraepelin maintained that most mental illnesses were engendered by certain biological factors. Kraepelin described dementia praecox as consisting of a sequence of asocial and apathetic conditions in which the individual is at loss to behave normally. Kraepelin further categorized it as simple dementia, paranoia, hebephrenia, … Continue reading Emil Kraepelin: The Father of Modern Psychiatry