Psychology

Dopamine Deficiency

Dopamine

Dopamine deficiency refers to low levels of dopamine in the brain which can adversely affect our emotional responses and movements. This can cause dopamine deficiency syndrome, which is a hereditary movement disorder. It is an extremely rare condition. What Is Dopamine Deficiency? Dopamine is a neurotransmitter that regulates our motivation, …

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How To Increase Dopamine

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Dopamine is a neurotransmitter and is considered as one of the happy hormones. As dopamine deficiency can lead to various health issues and affect our mood, it is important to learn how to increase dopamine levels. Why Increase Dopamine Levels? Dopamine (DA) helps in transmitting nerve signals through a synapse …

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Improving Emotional Intelligence

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Emotional intelligence (EI) or emotional quotient (EQ) is our ability to perceive, understand and manage emotions. Although it is an inborn trait, one can learn to develop high emotional intelligence. Understanding EQ Emotional intelligence is the ability to recognize and understand different emotions within self and others and realizing how …

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Causes Of Boredom

Boredom

Boredom is an intense feeling of listlessness, frustration and dissatisfaction arising from a lack of interest, attention, challenge and stimuli. Understanding what exactly causes this emotional state can help us overcome it and experience joy & excitement. An Aversive Emotional State Boredom is an unpleasant feeling created by a conflict …

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Zone Of Proximal Development

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The zone of proximal development is characterized by the difference between the learner’s abilities without any assistance and what they can achieve with the guidance of a professional. What Is The Zone Of Proximal Development? The zone of proximal development is defined by the difference between the actual knowledge and …

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Zeigarnik Effect

zeigarnik effect

The Zeigarnik Effect refers to the tendency to better remember unfinished tasks than the ones that are completed. What Is The Zeigarnik Effect? The Zeigarnik Effect occurs when an activity which has been interrupted is more readily recalled. It is named after the Lithuanian psychologist Bluma Zeigarnik 1 , who …

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Young Male Syndrome

Young Male Syndrome

It’s a common notion that women live longer than men. The reason behind that is the Young Male Syndrome. It is the tendency of males in the age group of 15-30 to engage in violent or risky acts to resolve trivial issues. What Is Young Male Syndrome? Young Male Syndrome …

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Werther Syndrome

Werther Syndrome

Werther Syndrome or the Werther effect refers to a pattern of emulative or copied suicides which are roused or encouraged by a previous highly-publicized suicide of a famous individual. What Is The Werther Effect? Werther Syndrome, also known as Copycat Suicide, is the act of imitating another suicide that the …

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