Tag Archives: Psychology

Why do we have to wait so long for lifts? #behavioral #economics #psychology

  The BBC’s Tim Harford explains why we have to waste so many minutes of our lives waiting for lifts                        

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Milgram’s Obedience to Authority Experiment

Tyranny relies on obedience from the masses. So what makes people obey the system? An analysis of the 1961 Milgram electrocution experiments and the 1971 Stanford Prison Experiments help shed some light on the psychology of following orders and transferring … Continue reading

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How to Get the Most Out of Studying

Stephen L. Chew has been a professor and chair of psychology at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama since 1993. Trained as a cognitive psychologist, one of his primary research areas is the cognitive basis of effective teaching. Read more …. … Continue reading

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Documentary: Brain Story (Part Four)

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Documentary: Brain Story (Part Three)

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Documentary: Brain Story (Part Two)

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How Our Brains Process Visual Information

Can You Really Believe Your Own Eyes? “An S.E.P.” is something that we can’t see, or don’t see, our brain doesn’t let us see, because we think that it’s somebody else’s problem. Change blindness is the phenomenon that occurs when … Continue reading

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Doing The Opposite, How’s That Workin’ For Ya?

Jerry, just remember, it’s not a lie if you believe it ~ George Castanza. It might sound like a silly advice to tell someone: If nothing’s ever worked out for you, everything you do, everything instinct you had turned out … Continue reading

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