2012

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When Does Reverse Psychology Work?

28 June 2012

“We want to be free! We want to be free to do what we want to do!” ~Heavenly Blues in the film ‘The Wild Angels’

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The Psychology of Flow (in under 300 words)

26 June 2012

What is it like to be fully alive, right now, engaged with what you are doing? That’s the psychology of flow.

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9 Simple Suggestions That Change People’s Perceptions

25 June 2012

Can we improve our own and other people’s lives with the simple power of suggestion?

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The Worse-Than-Average Effect: When You’re Better Than You Think

22 June 2012

People underestimate their ability at stereotypically difficult tasks like playing chess, telling jokes, juggling or computer programming.

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Why The Typical Antisocial, Narcissistic, Depressive TV Detective Would in Reality Be a Terrible Judge of Character

21 June 2012

You can learn to be a better judge of character, but not from depressive TV detectives.

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The Merest Thought of Money Replenishes Self-Control

18 June 2012

“Most powerful is he who has himself in his own power.”

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Psychological Distance: 10 Fascinating Effects of a Simple Mind Hack

17 June 2012

Think distant: the incredible power of abstract thought.

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