Psychological effects

The Google Effect & Transactive Memory: We remember Where data is more than What it is!

The google effect and transactive memory

We see memory as something inside the brain – our ability to remember and know things. However, there is a lot more to memory than …

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People Believe In Astrology To Cope With Stress, Uncertainty, & Conflict

Why do people believe in astrology?

It’s fascinating to understand why people believe in astrology. The answer is not so obvious, but it is quite simple. There are many ways to …

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The Effect of Reading Fiction on The Brain: Do Books Increase Empathy?

The effect of reading on the brain: Can books increase empathy?

There is some debate on whether reading literary fiction has any effect on the brain. Can reading improve empathy, mentalizing (being aware of one’s and …

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The Einstellung Effect: Why Experts Lack Creativity And Problem Solving Skills

Einstellung effect - Learn to utilize resources correctly to increase productivity

Speaking anecdotally, have you ever had an interaction with a professional who has a vast amount of experience but ultimately failed to offer a smart …

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The Peter Principle OR Why Everyone Sucks At Their Job – tips to overcome incompetency in the work place

regression to the mean: peter principle

Back in 1969, a guy called Laurence Peter made a shrewd observation and published a book on it – The Peter Principle. If you are someone’s …

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