mind Tag

psychology

The field of psychology can explore the human mind and provide an understanding of human behaviours. It can also interpret actions, emotions, and attitudes through the changes that occur throughout an individual, as they move through different stages of life. This human behaviour, according to the scientists of Northeastern University is 93 per cent predictable.   Albert-László Barabási, a professor of Physics, studies that although human behaviour...

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lab

The mind is an interesting subject to study on, with its intricate, complicated nuances making people act the way they do. Ajay Satpute thought along these same lines, which made him try his hand in many fields - such as psychology and religion - before finally settling on neuroscience. After completing his graduation and post-doctoral from the University of California and Columbia University respectively, he...

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Meditation boosts compassion

The word ‘meditation’ stems from the Latin word ‘meditatum’ meaning ‘to ponder’. The history of India is commemorated for recording the practice of Dhyāna or Jhāna (the training of mind) dating back to around 1500 BCE. Meditation is a pure, delicate, authentic, disciplined, and pious method of training one’s mind through utter concentration and practice to achieve complete calmness over the mental and emotional health of the...

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Feelings

“People treat their feelings about the world as evidence for how the world really is,” said Lisa Feldman Barrett, a psychology professor. According to Barrett our emotions play a vital role in perceiving the world around us. If we are happy, anything around us looks good and positive. If we are unhappy the perception of our surrounding replicates our emotions and moods.   ‘Studying our emotional life’, an...

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