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  • Posted Don't Judge to Section 04 and 05 F11 PSY 1001
    Five years from now I will remember the concept of heuristics, which are mental shortcuts that help us to streamline our thinking and make sense of our world- but heuristics show that we can be fooled easily. More specifically, I...
  • Posted Genes or Environment? to Section 04 and 05 F11 PSY 1001
    According to the Lilienfeld text, results from a University of Minnesota study show that genes play a big role in personality. Researchers at the U of M collected a sample of 130 identical and fraternal twins that grew up apart....
  • Posted Smiling=Happiness? to Section 04 and 05 F11 PSY 1001
    In an article by David Womack, he focuses on smiling. He mentions how at the artificial intelligence lab at MIT, researchers are engaged in understanding the relationship between facial expressions and emotional states for the purpose of creating advanced robot...
  • Posted Smiling=Happiness? to Smiling=Happiness?
    In an article by David Womack, he focuses on smiling. He mentions how at the artificial intelligence lab at MIT, researchers are engaged in understanding the relationship between facial expressions and emotional states for the purpose of creating advanced robot...
  • Posted Causes of Superstitious Behavior to Section 04 and 05 F11 PSY 1001
    Researchers from Kansas State University developed three reasons for superstitious behavior: to gain control over uncertainty, to decrease feelings of helplessness, and because it is easier to rely on superstition instead of coping strategies. One of the major discoveries was...
  • Posted Causes of Superstitious Behavior to Causes of Superstitious Behavior
    Researchers from Kansas State University developed three reasons for superstitious behavior: to gain control over uncertainty, to decrease feelings of helplessness, and because it is easier to rely on superstition instead of coping strategies. One of the major discoveries was...
  • Posted Hypnosis: The Power of Suggestion to Section 04 and 05 F11 PSY 1001
    Hypnosis is a set of tactics that highlights the power of suggestion in people, and can change their thoughts, feelings and behaviors. There is not one "right", or universal theory for explaining hypnosis, although the main theories are the...
  • Posted Hypnosis: The Power of Suggestion to Hypnosis: The Power of Suggestion
    Hypnosis is a set of tactics that highlights the power of suggestion in people, and can change their thoughts, feelings and behaviors. There is not one "right", or universal theory for explaining hypnosis, although the main theories are the...
  • Posted Heuristics: Not Always Favorable to Section 04 and 05 F11 PSY 1001
    A heuristic is a mental shortcut that helps people to make sense of and simplify things. Without them we'd become buried beneath all the information we are presented with all the time. Two types of heuristics are the representative heuristic,...
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