Friday, February 23, 2018
Supporting Men > Psychology (Page 2)

Albert Bandura’s work and the cognitive revolution in psychology

https://www.verywellmind.com/albert-bandura-biography-1925-2795537 Albert Bandura's social learning theory stressed the importance of observational learning, imitation, and modeling. "Learning would be exceedingly laborious, not to mention hazardous, if people had to rely solely on the effects of their own actions to inform them what to do," Bandura explained in his 1977 book on the subject.

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Meditation doesn’t make you a better person

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/lifestyle/news/article.cfm?c_id=6&objectid=11988847 It made people feel moderately more compassionate or empathetic, compared to if they had done no other new emotionally-engaging activity. However, a further analysis revealed that meditation didn't reduce aggression or prejudice or improving how socially-connected someone was. The most unexpected result of this study, though, was that the more positive results

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Jean Piaget was a Swiss psychologist and genetic epistemologist

Jean Piaget's theory of cognitive development had a profound influence on psychology, especially the understanding of children's intellectual growth. His research contributed to the growth of developmental psychology, cognitive psychology, genetic epistemology, and education reform. Albert Einstein once described Piaget's observations on children's intellectual growth and thought processes as a discovery

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Don’t be a passive victim of your intrusive worries

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/anxiety-files/201802/ten-steps-freeing-yourself-your-worry You don’t have to be a passive victim of your intrusive and annoying worries. Let’s organize your response to worry by taking ten simple steps to address your worried thoughts. We are not going to try to think positively or ignore your worry. I am not telling you to believe

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Everyone wants love… even those who have phobic reactions to it

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-freedom-change/201802/dismissing-attachment-and-the-search-love You keep meeting people who would objectively seem to rise to your high standards and criteria for being a good partner. But once you get involved with them, you realize that your partner has many irritating qualities, is highly demanding of your time and affection, and is increasingly critical of

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Identifying linguistic markers specific to depression

https://www.wellandgood.com/good-advice/how-to-know-if-youre-depressed-text-messages-language/ Depression is a far-reaching condition that can be hard to pinpoint: Like, are you feeling depressed, just anxious, or both? And how do you know if you’re just going through a rough patch or if your mood is symptomatic of something bigger? Although mental health is not an exact science,

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Cognitive bias modification

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/ritual-and-the-brain/201802/dealing-anxiety-cutting-the-cognitive-core For anxious people, the ingrained habit of selectively attending to only those things that are possibly dangerous leads to a vicious cycle in which an ambiguous world is seen and experienced as threatening(link is external)—even when it’s not. Cognitive bias modification (CBM) training is an innovative intervention that’s been shown to break

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Ardern announced mental health ministerial inquiry

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11980494 Ardern said mental health was a personal issue for "many, many New Zealanders". "Most of us will know a friend or whānau member that has faced a mental health challenge in their lives. Plenty have reached out and received the support required, but too many still have unhappy stories to tell. "We

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Strengthen Your Sense of Self

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/rosa-medinafassett/stepping-into-true-happiness-sense-of-self_b_5602928.html 2. You must live and speak your truth When you allow yourself to listen to others as they tell you who you are and what you should be doing you give your power away to them in that moment. You allow their voice to become more powerful than yours. Staying connected

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