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The Theory of Mind

By |2019-08-29T02:41:59+03:00August 29th, 2019|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Theory of mind is the ability to attribute mental states — beliefs, intents, desires, emotions, knowledge, etc. — to oneself, and to others, and to understand that others have beliefs, desires, intentions, and perspectives that are different from one's own. Theory of mind is crucial [...]

Sisu: The Finnish Concept of Inner Strength

By |2019-08-26T02:46:23+03:00August 26th, 2019|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , , |

Sisu is a Finnish concept described as stoic determination, the tenacity of purpose, grit, bravery, resilience, and hardiness. It is generally considered not to have a literal equivalent in English but likely a cognate of Indian term vīrya derived from Avestan Verethragna meaning "smiting of [...]

What is Magical Thinking: Forms and Symbolic Approaches

By |2019-05-25T15:26:42+03:00May 25th, 2019|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Magical thinking is a term used in anthropology, philosophy, and psychology, denoting the causal relationships between actions and events. There are subtle differences in meaning between individual theorists as well as amongst fields of study. In anthropology, it denotes the attribution of causality between entities [...]

Extrasensory Perception – The Sixth Sense

By |2019-05-20T16:37:21+03:00May 20th, 2019|Categories: Consciousness, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , |

Extrasensory perception or ESP, also called sixth sense, includes claimed reception of information not gained through the recognized physical senses but sensed with the mind. Jain usage of the term goes back to 2,000 years and encompasses three types of possible extrasensory perceptions: telepathy, clairvoyance, [...]

What is Archetypal Psychology?

By |2019-04-05T02:44:15+03:00April 5th, 2019|Categories: Consciousness, Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , |

Archetypal psychology was initiated as a distinct movement in the early 1970s by James Hillman, a psychologist who trained in analytical psychology and became the first Director of the Jung Institute in Zurich. Hillman reports that archetypal psychology emerged partly from the Jungian tradition whilst [...]