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Psychological Distance: 10 Fascinating Effects of a Simple Mind Hack — PsyBlog

Psychological Distance: 10 Fascinating Effects of a Simple Mind Hack — PsyBlog | Fun with Psychology | Scoop.it

"This mind hack is simple: you imagine yourself way off in the future, or living in a different country or as a different person. The aim is to have that feeling of detachment, of stepping outside yourself, by whatever means you can."


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The Dunning-Kruger Effect: Why The Incompetent Don’t Know They’re Incompetent — PsyBlog

The Dunning-Kruger Effect: Why The Incompetent Don’t Know They’re Incompetent — PsyBlog | Fun with Psychology | Scoop.it

We all have the ability to learn from our mistakes.

Knowing and not underestimating ourselves is the tricky part.

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The Psychology of Regret

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Should we live our lives with no regrets as the song tells us to? By Melanie A. Greenberg, Ph.D.  

"Edith Piaf, the famous French singer sang "Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien." (I Have No Regrets). Should we follow her advice and try to live in the moment, without looking back and without any self-judgment? Or, can we sometimes learn valuable lessons by analyzing our behavior and its consequences.  Read on to find out what the research tells us about this ubiquitous and complicated emotion ..."


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Psych Your Mind: Friday Fun: The Self-Esteem Playlist

Psych Your Mind: Friday Fun: The Self-Esteem Playlist | Fun with Psychology | Scoop.it

"We make playlists for everything from exercise to
studying to lulling ourselves to sleep, so why not make one for self-esteem?
Here are some musical gems to help you give yourself whatever type of love you
need."

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The Top 4 Qualities of Successful Leaders

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You can’t lead when you know too much. Education establishes barriers to thinking. Everything that comes your way is instantly judged by what you know. In some cases the less you know the more open you are


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Psychotherapy Brown Bag: Two interesting suicide-related findings

Psychotherapy Brown Bag: Two interesting suicide-related findings | Fun with Psychology | Scoop.it

Suicide is never the answer.

It's an selfish and foolish act.

No matter how harsh the world comes to you, you can find many valuable things among your daily life.

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The Ultimatum Game — PsyBlog

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"Why do people reject an offer of 25% of the total pot? If the pot is $100 then they are choosing between getting $25 or nothing at all. So why do they choose nothing at all?"

 

People would say, it's not fair.

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Nature-Creativity Study Links The Great Outdoors With Positive Psychological ... - Huffington Post

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I really should spend some time outside the city, get along with nature.

This article shows that outdoor activity can relieve the stress and improve creativity.

Pack your things, let's make time for inner peace!

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Psychology Humor

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You get it?

 

Post from Psychology world.

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Ken Morrison's comment, May 29, 2012 10:51 AM
Funny. I really like your site. Keep it up. I see that your score has improved 3 points this week.
Ken
Daniel Kim's comment, May 29, 2012 8:44 PM
Thanks Professor, I'm always looking for many interesting articles!
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Intelligence: The Evolution of Night Owls | Psychology Today

Intelligence: The Evolution of Night Owls | Psychology Today | Fun with Psychology | Scoop.it
Why night owls might be smarter than others.
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Daniel Kim's comment, May 23, 2012 4:27 AM
It is not a fact, but still interesting :)
Michael Pyeong-Kwan's comment, May 25, 2012 4:39 AM
Daniel, Thanks for sharing this. it is also interesting for me.
Daniel Kim's comment, May 26, 2012 1:53 AM
No problem, thanks for reading!
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Big Goals Matter | Psychology Today

Big Goals Matter | Psychology Today | Fun with Psychology | Scoop.it

Make your goal bigger in order to succeed.

I have to say, this artice caught my attention within less than 3 seconds.

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Does watching TV really kill you? : Cognitive Daily

Does watching TV really kill you? : Cognitive Daily | Fun with Psychology | Scoop.it

 

It's a good thing I stopped watching TV in my childhood.

But I wonder if sitting in front of computer does the exact same..

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The 28 best psychology blogs on the internet, organised by topic

The 28 best psychology blogs on the internet, organised by topic | Fun with Psychology | Scoop.it

This is a very good source of many blogs about Psychology.

Check out this page!!

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Daniel Kim's comment, May 19, 2012 3:19 AM
Thank you for sharing this Professor Morrison!
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Psychology Humor

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Psychology Humor #2

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Study: Why Do People Use Facebook?

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Facebook is an accepted means of communication. It is a never-ending virtual social gathering filled with adopted puppies, cute LOL kitties, baby announcements, viral articles and videos, events, groups, organizations and fan pages.

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Stress and Education - PsychBLOG.co.uk

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"Although stress evolved to keep us safe from physical threats, it is most commonly experienced for social reasons nowadays – work pressure, problems in a relationship, money worries, and so on. Stress is a one-size-fits-all response, rather being tailored to specific circumstances, and in many such cases it can be counterproductive. Due to the physiological processes entailed, prolonged stress can have devastating effect on the mind and body."

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The mind of a psychopath: Scientists explore brain abnormalities - Vancouver Sun

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The mind of a psychopath: Scientists explore brain abnormalitiesVancouver SunCan murderously depraved behaviour be biologically based, some glitch or misfiring in the brain that turns people into callous, manipulative and less-than-human monsters?
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Can your email address make you more attractive? : Generally Thinking

Can your email address make you more attractive? : Generally Thinking | Fun with Psychology | Scoop.it

What an intresting article!

But I think your email address should be the name to look more professional =]

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Brain scans support Freud: Guilt plays key role in depression

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Scientists have shown that the brains of people with depression respond differently to feelings of guilt -- even after their symptoms have subsided.

University of Manchester researchers found that the brain scans of people with a history of depression differed in the regions associated with guilt and knowledge of socially acceptable behaviour from individuals who never get depressed.


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Metacognition - BrainFacts.org

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Metacognition -- awareness of one's attention and thinking process -- is increasingly a 21st century necessity. -- Howard

 

"At New York University, Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellow Dr Steve Fleming is exploring the neural basis of metacognition: how we think about thinking, and how we assess the accuracy of our decisions, judgements and other aspects of our mental..."


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Is Parenthood Linked to Greater Joy and Meaning or Misery? Science Speaks | Psychology Today

Is Parenthood Linked to Greater Joy and Meaning or Misery? Science Speaks | Psychology Today | Fun with Psychology | Scoop.it

Rasing a child can cost lots of effort. Even though, it is meaningful to have someone to love during your life.

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Positive Psychology News Daily » Enclothed Cognition: Put On Your Power!

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                                             Suit up guys!

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BPS Research Digest: Skilled liars make great lie detectors

BPS Research Digest: Skilled liars make great lie detectors | Fun with Psychology | Scoop.it

Here's some interesting research on relevance with lying and detecting truth.

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The Neuroscience of Effort

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Strong motive can kick the boredom away.

There always will be distractions while getting your work done.

     

 

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How To Encourage People To Change Their Own Minds — PsyBlog

How To Encourage People To Change Their Own Minds — PsyBlog | Fun with Psychology | Scoop.it

If you want to convince someone, read and take some advice from here :)

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Daniel Kim's comment, May 19, 2012 12:01 PM
Not a problem. Thanks for visiting my page =]
Ken Morrison's comment, May 19, 2012 5:48 PM
Daniel. Your articles are always very interesting.
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Daniel Kim's comment, May 19, 2012 9:43 PM
Thank you professor!