Psychology Articles

  • Shopping Addiction

    Did you know that you can shop yourself to addiction? The same way that an alcoholic enjoys the high that comes from taking alcohol is the same way you can get entrenched in shopping. It starts off slow where you begin to feel better about yourself each time you buy something new and each time you are low; you head out to grab a new outfit or product...

  • Gambling Addiction

    Some people suffer from impulse betting such that they are unable to fight their betting urges even when they are aware of the consequences of their actions. Such people will gamble, with or without money and they can end up selling their valuables to sustain their habits. For others, they can gamble and still be in control of their actions, and they get referred to as dependency gamblers...

  • Online Behavior: Psychology & Purchasing Tendencies

    Human beings are less likely to make rational decisions when they are tired, under pressure or hungry. Take an instance where you go shopping with your kids who ask for everything on which they set their eyes. Buying with kids can be very draining as the process involves a lot of pleading, crying and admonishing. By the time you get to the check-out line, most of your willpower gets lost, and you just want to pay and leave the store...

  • Myths and Facts About Addiction

    What people tend to forget is that addicts are an integral part of our society and we need them to forge forward towards a productive economy. These are people who were once responsible, caring and productive and it is high time they got treated as such...

  • Psychology and Fashion

    Do you think that there is a link between the way you think and the way you dress? Some psychologists from the Manchester Met partnered with academics from the Manchester Fashion Institute, and together they came up with an answer to the question. They studied the way people look at their images, how they identify themselves and the way people dress and they looked for a link between these things and the psychology of a human being...

  • Depression in Men

    Do not think of this state as a sign of weakness. Instead, look at it as a mental state that can get treated if you seek aid. There are millions of men around the globe who suffer from it, and it is entirely okay to feel low now and then.

  • What's an OCD?

    People who suffer from these conditions struggle as others view them to be different and they do not understand why they are behaving the way they do. You may have come across a person who feels the need to have things arranged in a particular manner, or...