Talking Cure, by Australian artist Anne Wallace, explores inner reflection by evoking a scene using Freud’s psychoanalytic process. Photo: Zuleyka Zevallos. Continue reading Talking Cure
Professor Bill Von Hippel, psychologist, finds that older people rely more on stereotypes to make decisions which can make them more inflexible to new ideas and to changes. “A lot of research shows that older adults suffer losses in their ability to inhibit unwanted thoughts.” Mornings can be a better time for making new decisions for older adults as they are more alert and therfore open minded when drawing on stereotypes.
Sociology and psychology studies show that supporting people by complementing their knowledge and talents has better outcomes in comparison to times when we impose our help upon others. This applies with parenting, between couples, and in times of conflict involving strangers.Continue reading “Social Science of Helping Others”
A psychology study finds that men are less likely to believe research on gender bias and more likely to leave sexist comments as a result Continue reading Psychology of Online Gender Bias
Making a difference with psychology Continue reading The Science of Compassion
Can’t Buy Me Love: Psychology of Happiness
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Psychologist, Prof Barry Schwartz, argues that paid work can be more meaningful for both blue and white collar workers when we rethink what motivates our paid labour. “Our theories about human nature are much more inventions about who people are, than they are discoveries of what people are.” http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2015/09/work-beyond-paycheck-meaning/403054/?utm_content=buffercd021&utm_medium=social&utm_source=plus.google.com&utm_campaign=buffer//cdn.embedly.com/widgets/platform.js Continue reading Rethinking motivations for paid work
What percentage of our brain do humans use?
Continue reading What percentage of our brain do humans use?
A British study of 1,000 people finds 60% do not tell lies frequently, but a amongst those who do, 5% of people…
Continue reading A British study of 1,000 people finds 60% do not tell lies frequently, but a amongst those who do, 5% of people…
Sociology of Apologising
Continue reading Sociology of Apologising