social cognition

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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Social Detoxing and Solitude: Alone, Lonely, or Aloneliness?

Loneliness, Alone-time, social detox, and well-being

Many people disconnect from social activities and seek solitude to improve their well-being. This “Social detox” is a common lifestyle choice when things get overwhelming. …

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How Empathy Fails Us: In-group/Out-group Negativity & Emotional Burn-Out

The Negative effect of Empathy: Impaired decision making, emotional burn-out, and us vs. them

Empathy is generally regarded as a valuable skill in managing and nurturing social and professional relationships. It’s central to helping others and improving social dynamics. …

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