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Psychology
Health  /  Published 18.04.20

Mind matters

We’ve gone from voluntary social distancing to mandatory social isolation and each one of us is embracing this time period in a different way. With our usual life goals being driven by our desire to...
By Minu Budhia in

Health  /  Published 14.03.20

Mind matters

I am a 20-year-old college student suffering from severe OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder). I’ve had it for five years and it’s getting way worse every day and affecting everything from religiou...
By Minu Budhia in

Style  /  Published 20.02.20

Don't stop short: Wear as you please!

I want to wear the short skirt. But...” The “but” can lead to an abyss.On the surface, it could be multiple things. Eventually it is just the need to be accepted and not judged. On the other han...
By Sanika Kakirde in

West Bengal  /  Published 16.02.20

Psychology part of NUJS curriculum

Psychology will be introduced as a compulsory subject in the undergraduate law course at the National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS).Students of the BA LLB programme will have to study psycho...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 04.02.20

Shaheen Bagh children get lesson of a lifetime

Women who have joined the sit-in at Shaheen Bagh are facing difficult questions from their children as the public discourse around the anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) protests touches a new low...
By Furquan Ameen in New Delhi

Books  /  Published 02.02.20

Delving into the dark side of the mind

The darkness of the mind and evil fascinates thriller writer Kanchana Banerjee. In her new psychological thriller Nobody’s Child, Banerjee explores the same by setting her plot against the pitfalls ...
By Priyanka Roy in

Health  /  Published 22.01.20

The quiet focus of an athlete

Top athletes’ brains are not as noisy as yours and mine, according to a fascinating new study of elite competitors and how they process sound. The study finds that the brains of fit, young athletes ...
By Gretchen Reynolds/NYTNS in

Arts  /  Published 17.01.20

Using theatre to explore child sexual abuse

Ichapur Aleya’s play, Sparsha, written by Sangita Chowdhury and directed by Subhendu Majumdar, journeys through the rough terrains of a malaise digging its claws into our social fabric. It delves in...
By Debaroti Chakraborty in

Opinion  /  Published 15.12.19

Grit is a better predictor of success than IQ

We measure what we focus on. And for long, we have focused on the Intelligence Quotient, or IQ, a “tangible” attribute often used to define how much smarter we are than our peers. IQ is also used ...
By Vinati Dev in

Entertainment  /  Published 15.11.19

Aditi balances mind and movies

Aditi Govitrikar, who was last seen in Zee5’s Parchayee, is currently pursuing a masters degree in psychology from Harvard University. She is raising mental health awareness and also counselling cel...
By Ushnota Paul in


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