Concept of open mind as a a deep mountain cliff shaped as a human head with a ladder leading to the outside towards a glowing sun as a psychology and mental health metaphor for spiritual discovery.
History of Science

Carl Jung and the Concept of Collective Consciousness

October 14, 2020

Carl Gustave Jung was Sigmund Freud’s student who built on his work and theories regarding the id, the ego, and the superego and continued his movement. But he introduced some new concepts that were not entirely accepted by Freud. […]

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Physics

Does Thermodynamics Disprove Evolution?

October 10, 2020

Entropy is a measure of the number of ways things can look like each other at the big picture level but be different at the detail level. And this misunderstanding of the meaning of the word is one of the reasons why people who try to use the second law of thermodynamics to invalidate evolution are so far off. […]

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History of Science

Sigmund Freud’s Tripartite Theory of Mind

October 8, 2020

Sigmund Freud developed a theory that was inspired by the concept of hypnosis. He contended that the human brain has a repository of past memories. He postulated that the human mind has three parts, and these three parts are related. […]

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History of Science

The First Building Blocks of Psychoanalysis

October 8, 2020

For a long time, mental problems were associated with damages to certain parts of the brain. But intriguing observations by Josef Breuer and Sigmund Freud led to the birth of talk therapy. Now mental problems were seen as the results of things other than brain damage. […]

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History of Science

The Birth of Psychology as a Science

October 8, 2020

The study of the human mind had been a challenge for scientists. The complex nature of the human mind and its association with the brain made it challenging. But this study went through different phases to account for the mental problems with which human beings struggled. […]

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Astronomy

The Moons of Neptune

October 5, 2020

Triton is the largest moon of Neptune. It was captured rather than formed from an accretion disk of the planet. How did the capturing of Triton impact the Neptunian system, its other moons, and the Triton itself?
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Voyager 2 passing by the Milky Way galaxy.
Astronomy

Neptune: A Ceaseless Discovery

October 5, 2020

The discovery of Neptune was no easy task. But far more difficult than the Neptune’s discovery was finding other details regarding this nearly invisible planet. […]

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Astronomy

Neptune: A Planet Full of Surprises

October 5, 2020

The Voyager 2 flyby of Neptune discovered that even similar planets can have drastically different phenomena. For instance, in comparison to the relatively calm atmosphere of Uranus, Neptune has some of the fastest winds in our solar system. […]

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