Psychology of why people ignore social distancing

Psychology of why people ignore social distancing

Most of the world now live in conditions of quarantine. Authorities communicate what people must and must not do yet many people ignore recommendations that are based on science.What causes people not to follow recommendations or instructions? I work as a clinical psychologist and in this text I will present my reflections on this....

How to gain physical strength by using the mind?

How to gain physical strength by using the mind?

Have you ever wondered how powerful is your imagination? Nowadays ordinary people care a lot less about imagination. Maybe athletes are the group of people who use mental imagery for practical purposes. Most of the people relates imagination with dreaming about something. But it is not the same so people who study human imagination...

An App to Increase Focus and Productivity

An App to Increase Focus and Productivity

So I accidently found a YouTube channel of a British PhD student Simon Clark where he speaks about a lot of stuff. In one of his vlogs he introduced his viewers with an app that helps him to be more productive. I decided to download it imediatly and to try it out. And I...

Creativity and Psychopathology

Creativity and Psychopathology

Creativity and psychopathology rellationship is often widely discussed in media. No surprise because some of the most famous artists really suffered from certain mental ilnesses. In 2012 Swedish researchers conducted a study with a vast sample of 1,173,763 patients. One of their aims was to study whether creativity is associated with all psychiatric disorders...

Famous Clinical Psychologist about Political Correctness

Famous Clinical Psychologist about Political Correctness

During the last few months discussions about gender pronouns, political correctness and freedom of speech got a lot of attention in the media all over the world but probably most significantly in the US and Canada. Today not many psychologist have an alternative opinion about what is going on. I think that an alternative...