Loftus and Palmer conducted an experiment in 1974 entitled, “Reconstruction of Automobile Destruction: An Example of the Interaction between Language and Memory.” They wanted to investigate how memories of an event were affected by information gained after the event took...Read More
Narcissus stared at his beautiful reflection glittering in the pool of water below him. It sparkled with radiance in the sunlight. Mesmerised by his own beauty he remained at the pond side until eventually he wasted away and his body was no more. All that was left was a...Read More
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
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