Broken Heart Syndrome – Is It Real?

Broken Heart Syndrome – Is It Real?

Behavioural Psychology
‘’Mama Can you die from a broken heart?’’ A heart touching song with so many sentiments of pain and sorrow by Maddie and Tae is the base of today’s article. Have you ever thought what is broken heart syndrome and can people actually die from it? Let’s start discussing it but there is no such need of being broken-hearted here. What is a broken heart? Have you ever heard from somewhere or saw in the news or a movie: Paramours married for decades die within a few days of each other. Do you know it is called ‘’Broken heart syndrome’’, and it’s real? Being a part of a loved one or losing them is painful and emotionally devastating. It’s not common but sometimes an overwhelming sad situation affects physical health…
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Emotional Intelligence – What is it?

Emotional Intelligence – What is it?

Behavioural Psychology
It is rightly said about emotional intelligence that: ‘’Feeling so very deeply, is a blessing and a curse too.’’ Maybe you think emotions have nothing to do with intelligence. If yes then rethink it. Because when intelligence combines with emotions, you can see magic. Emotions drive our behaviors and impact people around us positively as well as negatively. Identification and management of these emotions is the real art of life. It is a way to learn the secrets of this amazing art. What is Emotional Intelligence? Peter Savoy & John Mayer created the term emotional intelligence and you can also term it as EI or EQ.  Emotional Intelligence is defined as: The recognition, understanding, and management of own emotions and the emotions of others is called EI or EQ. It…
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Phone Anxiety – Do you need to worry about it?

Phone Anxiety – Do you need to worry about it?

Behavioural Psychology
If you feel extremely conscious before and after a call, delay making phone calls, and get worried about what you will say on call you might be suffering from phone anxiety. Anxiety is a universal emotion and all of us can relate to it. Phone anxiety is not typically phone phobia and the individuals are not scared of phones. The point to get afraid of is the judgments when they are on a phone call. Phone anxiety/phobia is also an aspect of social anxiety. In this session of discussion, we will understand the actual issue of phone anxiety, its stages, the issues related to it and lastly about the treatments of phone anxiety. What in actual phone phobia is? Why just talking on the phone can give anyone unbearable feeling…
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Classical & Operant Conditioning – Relevant in real life?

Classical & Operant Conditioning – Relevant in real life?

Behavioural Psychology
Even if you are a beginner in the field of Psychology, chances are higher that probably you have heard the name of Pavlov and his famous dogs. A Russian scientist Pavlov is famous for his experiments in classical conditioning by doing extensive research on dogs. Today’s article is about classical and operant conditioning. We will explore all the terms and theories related to this topic and will also discuss its impact on general situations. So, let’s start with understanding the conditioning. Conditioning & its types: In terms of behavioral psychology, conditioning is a reaction to a situation, object, or even by an animal or a person. More professionally it is a response against a stimulus. Moreover, it is a way of learning that associates behavior or response of a person…
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What are the attachment styles?

What are the attachment styles?

Behavioural Psychology
Do you have any idea about attachment styles? Why it is important to understand the attachment styles and how these attachment styles explain our reactions to our needs and the extreme we can reach to get them met? How our attachment style helps us to understand our weaknesses and strengths in a relationship? Today’s article is about the facts related to various attachment styles. Attachment & its importance: It is a particular way or association of an individual to relate with others. The way how all of us attach ourselves with others impacts our every single behavioral pattern and it involves the exchange of love, care, comfort, and pleasure. Attachment styles develop at the very beginning of our life (majorly during first, two years), and once it establishes, this is…
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Psychological Facts about Body Language

Psychological Facts about Body Language

Behavioural Psychology
Psychological facts about body language can be very well explained through this poem of William Shakespeare. ‘’Speechless complainer, I will learn thy thought; In thy dumb action will I be as perfect As begging hermits in their holy prayers: Thou shalt not sigh, nor hold thy stumps to heaven, Nor wink, nor nod, nor kneel, nor make a sign, But I of these will rest in the alphabet                                                                                     (William Shakespeare) ‘’The most important thing in conversation is hearing what isn’t said’’ and the things remain unsaid use facial expressions and body language of a person to be conveyed. Body language is a non-verbal communication that relies upon body movements to convey messages that may be used consciously or unconsciously. Today’s article gives a deeper insight into our facial expressions…
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Authoritarian Personality Theory

Authoritarian Personality Theory

Behavioural Psychology
Authoritarian personality, doesn't it brings in a lot of names from the global leadership list in your mind? People with authoritarian personalities cast menacing shadows over the lives of so many people. It is not only about famous political leaders of the world. But they are everywhere around us. Maybe many of us even don’t know about their authoritarian personalities. The only way to recognize them is by seeing them while using or abusing their power. These people have prejudice, cynicism, intolerance, and double standards. They always feel a need to dominate others. In this article, our focus would be to discuss people with such a personality. Do you know that there is a theory about such individuals too. This theory highlights the reasons and the ways through which these…
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What personality type are you? Test your personality!

What personality type are you? Test your personality!

Behavioural Psychology
Have you ever tried to judge your personality? Or have taken any personality test? Do you think that you see the world a little differently from others? Or notice such things others don’t? After all, every individual is intelligent and curious in a different way. And these traits vary in so many ways in this age of digitalization. Personality is a quality that makes an individual unique in every way. So, it is important to know which personality type are you exactly. Personality! When traits and patterns combine and collectively influence the thoughts, behavior, emotions, and motivations of an individual; they motivate a person to feel, think, and behave consistently in a specific way. Over time these traits strongly influence the personal attitude, expectations, and perceptions. In the field of…
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Who is an introvert? How can you identify introverted personalities?

Who is an introvert? How can you identify introverted personalities?

Behavioural Psychology
Let’s identify introverted personalities or introverts! Seeking for no special attention and socialization, but feel exhausted and drained out in gathering? Is this something you need to worry about? People who are little reserved, quiet, and thoughtful are usually known as introverts. But who are introverts in actual? Is it a mental disorder or a kind of trait? Is being introverted, not a good thing? And how can we identify an introverted personality? In this article, our focus would be on these questions. So, all your unanswered questions would be answered here. Stick to this article and read it till the end to have valuable information.  Introvert Personality: Introvert meaning is modest, shy, quiet, one who prefers spending time alone and avoid being with people. The word introvert synonym can…
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Basic Human Emotions – A List that can help you in knowing various emotions

Basic Human Emotions – A List that can help you in knowing various emotions

Behavioural Psychology
The human body consists of both body and soul. The soul experiences various mental states like happiness, sadness, fear, excitement, and sorrow. These all states of mind are generally termed as basic human Emotions in psychology. Our brain produces emotions by combining bodily perception and cognitive appraisal. And the end result is what we see all around us. Emotions! Currently, there are two scientific ways to understand emotions. 1. Cognitive Appraisal theory: The intuition about the level of meeting your goals with the current situation is emotion. According to this theory, when you meet your goals emotions termed as happiness. Similarly when the goals are not being achieved the evaluation is sadness. While anger is the reaction that aimed at whatever is blocking the goal to accomplishing. 2. Bodily perception…
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