How do we make decisions? Are we always in control of the decisions we make or are there other factors beyond our conscious awareness coming into play? Cognitive dissonance occurs when two conflicting thoughts are held simultaneously. This usually creates anxiety and...Read More
Everyone procrastinates. There’s no disputing it. When deadlines are fast approaching who hasn’t switched on the TV or opened Facebook and scrolled for hours to put off completing the task at hand? There is a difference, however, between procrastinating occasionally and...Read More
“When you perceive choice, you perceive motivation.” This is a quote by Ellen Langer, a Harvard professor of psychology. This provides the framework for research into the psychology of motivation. In an inspiring TedTalk, Scott Geller, Alumni Professor at Virginia...Read More
Mary Ainsworth was a pioneer in research into early attachment theory. She became famous for her assessment technique in identifying different attachment styles in infants. Her technique was the Strange Situation. The Strange Situation involved approximately 100 middle...Read More
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