Ted Bundy- inside the minds of infamous serial killers

What is mental illness exactly? Why do we pardon cold blooded murderers with the use of mental illnesses and disorders?  “Mental illness refers to conditions that affect cognition, emotion, and behaviour (e.g., schizophrenia, depression, autism).” is one of the definitions the US Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health website has given to the public. However, …

The essence of addiciton

Drugs and Addiction As of today’s, there are many misconceptions about the essence of the addiction. The first definition that comes in search is ‘the fact or condition of being addicted to a particular substance or activity.’ However, it is wrong. So far, science and philosophy haven’t achieved a rigid definition of the essence of …

What to know about SIT (Social Identity Theory)

SIT is a theory that has been developed by the psychologist Tajfel and his colleagues. This theory is based on 4 main interrelated concepts: social categorisation, social identity, social comparison and positive distinctiveness. In this article you will find an overall description of these main concepts which together summarise Social Identity Theory. Social categorisation In …