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Marcus has a degree in psychology, a masters degree in health psychology and has worked within the NHS as well as private organisations. Marcus started psysci a psychology and science blog in order to disseminate research into bitesize, meaningful and helpful resources that are interesting and insightful and often help people on the right track to improving their lives.

Reactive Depression: What You Need to Know

Depression is one of the world’s most common mental disorders, and unsurprisingly comes in all sorts of different shapes and sizes. Depression is merely the umbrella covering a spectrum of depressive disorders, included amongst these disorders is reactive depression, also known as adjustment disorder. Here’s a short overview of reactive depression: What is Reactive Depression? […]

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5 Malcolm Gladwell Must Reads

If you’re interested in psychology, science or just have a passing interest in human behaviour then you’ve probably already heard of Malcolm Gladwell. Named in Time magazines top 100 influential people, Gladwell takes complicated and fascinating aspects of human behaviour and offers an unparalleled degree of insight. Simplifying and humanising complicated scientific findings is a skill […]

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Biological Explanations of Depression

There are several biological explanations of depression but today we will discuss 3 in particular. But before we dive into the 3 explanations, what exactly is meant by biological explanation of depression? Sometimes people say they think they were born with depression or have always felt sad since they were young. These explanations may offer an answer […]

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Classical Conditioning Case Studies

Examining classical conditioning case studies is one of the best ways to understand how classical conditioning works, its history and implications for its use. Also known as Pavlovian or respondent conditioning, classical conditioning is a behaviourist approach that was popularised between 1920 and 1950 that focuses on behaviour analysis theory that dictates psychology should be conducted […]

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The Psychology of Pick Up Lines

Psychology is interested in nearly every part of human nature, including how relationships begin. While experiments have previously considered the effect of first impressions and appearance it may surprise some people to find out studies have even considered how effective pick up lines are (also known as chat up lines). The Psychology of Pick Up Lines: How Effective […]

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Intelligent Riddles

After the success of my recent post about a famous psychological riddle? I’ve decided to post some more riddles! While I have named these riddles ‘intelligent riddles’ they are really just for fun, so don’t take them as a true test of intelligence! Once you’re done with these 5 riddles then keep scrolling to check out […]

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