Friday, February 23, 2018
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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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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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Adults Enabling Our Abusers – The paradox It’s not our fault & we have to change it

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/charm-harm/201504/tolerating-emotional-abuse-invites-more-abuse Chuck gathered the courage to stand up to his wife, Valerie, the day before, after another one of her rages against him. Valerie is punishing him with stony silence for having the audacity to challenge her. She ignored him last night and left for work early in the morning before

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Jung: astrology on par with mythology in explaining the workings of the human psyche

https://qz.com/1170481/horoscopes-2018-astrology-isnt-fake-its-just-been-ruined-by-modern-psychology/ And it wasn’t just the pre-hippy folk: During this time, Carl Jung also began exploring astrology. Jung, who created the psychological categories of introversion and extroversion and formed the basis for the popular Myers-Briggs personality test, placed astrology on par with mythology in explaining the workings of the human psyche.

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#Apple #Siri #better #therapist

Apple wants to make Siri a better therapist. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIwhMuzgzY http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-09-16/apple-hiring-siri-engineer-with-psychology-background/8952318 The technology giant said the successful applicant would "improve Siri in these areas" and "play a part in the next revolution in human-computer interaction". Last year, a US study found personal voice assistants "responded inconsistently and incompletely to simple questions about mental health,

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#Psychology #infant #tears

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-guest-room/201710/tears-connection To further understand the signalling power of tears, scientists recently investigated the difference between perceptions of infant tears and adult tears. The team found, perhaps unsurprisingly, that infant tears elicit a stronger response than adult tears, according to a report published in Social Neuroscience. Seeing infant tears activated brain regions

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Forbes Now: #Disavowal #Cause #Worst #Mistakes #Psychological #Gremlin

Forbes Now: The Cause of your Worst Mistakes? A Psychological Gremlin You Never Heard Of. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIwxoStkDY What can you do to mitigate the damage of disavowal? • Don’t assume you are immune to it. You’re not. • Don’t assume it can’t happen again. It will. • Learn about your own overall vulnerability to this

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The Independent: 16 #psychological #tricks #people #like #you

The Independent: 16 psychological tricks to make people like you immediately. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIwqs_SkTY Harvard researchers recently discovered that talking about yourself may be inherently rewarding, the same way that food, money, and sex are. In one study, the researchers had participants sit in an fMRI machine and respond to questions about either their

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#How #Mentally #Strong #People #Respond to #Snarky #Comments

How Mentally Strong People Respond to Snarky Comments. https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/what-mentally-strong-people-dont-do/201709/how-mentally-strong-people-respond-snarky-comments Mentally strong people understand when to be assertive and they’re not afraid to speak up. But they also recognize that it’s sometimes best to ignore someone who is using snarky comments just to get attention. They don’t feel like they have to get

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Psychosomatic Disorder Treatment

https://www.news-medical.net/health/Psychosomatic-Disorder-Treatment-Options.aspx The term psychosomatic disorder is used to refer to a condition in which a physical disease is thought to be caused or made worse by mental stress or related factors. Since this disorder correlates the mind and body, its treatment also involves remedial measures from both medical and psychological fields. Each person

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