Archives for February 2015

Broken brains: the terrifying things everyone is capable of ...

What if your brain had a deep, dark secret? A power to make you the worst kind of person? Well, science says your brain probably has plenty, and this mini series talks about them so you can take back control. This time we talk about Milgram’s obedience experiements and how they show that under the right conditions, you’d be able to electrocute someone to death.

Why do we: Speak in Tongues

Why do we speak in tongues? What drives people to speak what seems to be a different language, God or something else? In this post, we give you The Dirt on some of the most convincing psychology behind the phenomenon. Don’t expect to find an answer, but you will find enough information to make up your mind one way or another.

Five tiers of success – the hierarchy of needs

Success is a tricky beast to handle. Psychology tries to offer up lots of ways to achieve it. Some are more prevalent than others. Some stand up to the jealous testing better than others. This article talks about one: Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, and how you can use it to achieve success in your life.