Tag: psychology

Nov 13, 2017

Why Incompetent People Think They’re Amazing

Why Incompetent People Think They’re Amazing

Psychological research suggests we’re not good at evaluating ourselves. Understanding the Dunning-Kruger effect

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Feb 2, 2017

Social Experiment Finds People That Have Never Jumped Off a 10 Meter Tower and Films the Results

Social Experiment Finds People That Have Never Jumped Off a 10 Meter Tower and Films the Results

Filmmakers find 67 people who have never been on a 10-meter (~33 ft) diving platform and paid each of them $30 to participate

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Jul 11, 2016

How To Remain Calm With People

How To Remain Calm With People

Remaining calm around people who annoy us is one of the great life skills; it’s also a teachable and learnable

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Mar 5, 2016

It’s not you. Bad doors are everywhere.

It’s not you. Bad doors are everywhere.

Vox’s Joe Posner and 99% Invisible’s Roman Mars investigate bad door design and catch up with author, professor and scientist Don Norman to learn more

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Feb 11, 2016

What Researchers Learned from the World’s Longest Study on Happiness

What Researchers Learned from the World’s Longest Study on Happiness

Psychiatrist Robert Waldinger is the 4th director of the ongoing, 75-year-old study on adult development and happiness. This is what they’ve learned

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May 1, 2015

You Can’t Ride This Backwards Bicycle

You Can’t Ride This Backwards Bicycle

How learning to ride a backwards bicycle teaches us about knowledge, understanding, bias and neuralplasticity.

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Jun 26, 2014

Can You Watch This Entire Video?

Can You Watch This Entire Video?

Challenge Accepted.

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