13 Inevitable Things That Happen When You’re A Psychology Major

Psychology majors are always in it for the long run. To prove it, they actually integrate (or try to) things they learn from their classes in their daily lives. I’ve been studying Psychology for two years now, and I’ve learned a few things that most, if not all, Psychology majors deem to be true. If you think psychologists are always, always trying to analyze you, now here’s your time to analyze them! Happy psychoanalyzing!

1. They cringe at hearing ego used in a non-Freudian way

What are you saying about her ego? Pssh, that’s just the tip of the iceberg!

2. They secretly want to try the Milgram Experiment on their enemies

Also the Stanford Experiment or maybe the Little Albert on their little cousins… Lol just kidding (or not).

3. When asked if they are trying to psychoanalyze their companions

They immediately say no.

4. But deep inside they actually try

Because why not?

5. They attribute everything that happens to them to psychological concepts

You said something you weren’t supposed to? Oh man, what a Freudian slip! You learned how to apply makeup by watching your sister? What a good way to use the social learning technique!

6. Psychology majors do not trust an article without a cited literature

BECAUSE RRL IS LIFE.

7. Their laptop is their best friend

BECAUSE PAPERS ARE ALSO LIFE.

8. They lash out on professors who want works to be cited using MLA

BECAUSE APA IS THE LIFE OF ALL LIVES.

9. They absolutely love taking personality tests

TAKE THEM ALL BEFORE WE UNDERSTAND HOW IT WORKS!!!!!!

10. And love explaining love using the Triangular Theory

“I feel compassionate love for him, but you know, it feels like his love for me is only companionate.”

11. Psychology majors crave for unconditional positive regard

And search their whole life to find one, claiming that it is a need to become fully-functioning.

12. They also love Psychological puns

If Pavlov doesn’t ring a bell, the Freud isn’t with Jung.

13. Psychology majors chose this field to find cure for themselves

Only to find out they’re more messed up than they think.

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