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TED Talk Subtitles and Transcript: Anjan Chatterjee uses tools from evolutionary psychology and cognitive neuroscience to study one of nature's most captivating concepts: beauty. Learn more about the…
The need for cognitive closure is the motivation to find an answer to ambiguous situations — any answer that aligns with our existing knowledge. Not only can it lead us to make mistakes based on…
«we should seek knowledge to resolve questions regardless of whether that new knowledge points to an answer that aligns with what we believe or what we want»
Everyone has these common cognitive biases—even you.
«tendency to overestimate our abilities»
Here are some reasons for the natural human tendency to avoid or reject new information that runs counter to what you already know – and some tips on how to do better.
«confirmation bias. It’s the natural tendency to seek out information or interpret things in a way that supports your existing beliefs.»
Howie Mann on Sep 3, 2022 6 minute readThe IKEA effect describes how people come to overvalue things in which they have successfully put effort into. This cognitive bias can pose risks to…
«Spike rough prototypes and MVPs to test ideas early. Embrace sharing ideas that you are embarrassed with so it will be easier to cull.»
Sans Forgetica is a typeface designed using the principles of cognitive psychology to help you to better remember your study notes.
Behavioral economics has identified dozens of cognitive biases that stop us from acting 'rationally'. But instead of building up a messier and messier picture of human behavior, we need a new model.
Our species adopted a host of cognitive strategies to survive and thrive. These lessons can help you avoid their pitfalls.
«But rather than blaming the athletes themselves, the jinx may be explained by a purely statistical phenomenon known as regression toward the mean.»
Our rapidly evolving world forces us to adopt distinct patterns of behavior, and in the process, paves the way for new cognitive biases to emerge.
«THE GOOGLE EFFECT Also known as “digital amnesia”, the aptly named Google Effect describes our tendency to forget information that can be easily accessed online.»
“So, tell me about your mother…” is probably what people think about when they think of therapy. But psychoanalysis, with its emphasis on early childhood, is only one branch of therapy, and if probing deep into your personal history doesn’t sound like your cup of tea, you may want to give cognitive behavioral therapy a try. getAbstract recommends University of Arizona psychology professor David Sbarra’s brief synopsis of cognitive behavioral therapy to readers who know that stifling their emotions isn’t good, but don’t want to wallow in them either.
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