Imposters: The psychology of pretending to be someone you’re not: Matthew Hornsey at TEDxUQ

Imposters: The psychology of pretending to be someone you’re not: Matthew Hornsey at TEDxUQ

Translator: Ivana Krivokuća Reviewer: Denise RQ This photo is of someone that I went to university with here at UQ. Her name is Helen Demidenko, and she became famous for writing this novel, “The hand that signed the paper,” which went on to win Australia’s number one literary award. Helen said that novel was based …

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Adolescence: Crash Course Psychology #20

Adolescence: Crash Course Psychology #20

So far in our exploration of how the mind grows, we’ve talked about a lot of different philosophies and models and ways of looking at things. But here’s a surprisingly useful tool for understanding developmental psychology: The Breakfast Club. This video, by the way, will contain Breakfast Club spoilers. That classic 80s movie about a …

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Discursive Analysis – Critical Social Psychology (23/30)

Discursive Analysis – Critical Social Psychology (23/30)

One of the aims of discursive psychological research is to look closely at the kind of talk people produce in groups. I first started using discourse analysis to look at the ways in which we sort of discursively produce our identities through talk. I was interested in looking at the ways in which young people …

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The Jim Fortin Podcast – E71 – You Can Uplevel The BE-DO-HAVE Model Using Identity Transformation

The Jim Fortin Podcast – E71 – You Can Uplevel The BE-DO-HAVE Model Using Identity Transformation

You’re listening to Episode number 71 of the Transform your life from the inside out podcast. In this episode I talk about how to up level the BE DO HAVE model using identity transformation. What that means in plain English is how to actually get more of what you want in life very easily. Okay, …

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Dr Zimbardo – Critical Social Psychology (2/30)

Dr Zimbardo – Critical Social Psychology (2/30)

In 1971 Professor Philip Zimbardo and his colleagues conducted an experiment at Stanford University, designed to look at how ordinary men might be behave if given the role of guards and prisoners. Their research was ground breaking at the time, but it also raised an enormous number of questions for social psychology. The subject matter, …

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Don’t suffer from your depression in silence | Nikki Webber Allen

Don’t suffer from your depression in silence | Nikki Webber Allen

What are you doing on this stage in front of all these people? (Laughter) Run! (Laughter) Run now. That’s the voice of my anxiety talking. Even when there’s absolutely nothing wrong, I sometimes get this overwhelming sense of doom, like danger is lurking just around the corner. You see, a few years ago, I was …

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The Experiment – Critical Social Psychology (3/30)

The Experiment – Critical Social Psychology (3/30)

In 2001 Professors Alex Haslam and Steve Reicher set up another experimental situation involving men assigned to the roles of guards and prisoners. This experiment was filmed by the BBC. The first thing to say is probably that there are actually a lot of similarities between our studies in terms of the basic set up. …

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Splitting & Projection – Critical Social Psychology (16/30)

Splitting & Projection – Critical Social Psychology (16/30)

Splitting is one of the earliest and most primitive psychic defence mechanisms and really it’s about splitting the world and the self into either all good or all bad, so the objects are perceived as either all good or all bad. It’s one of the defence mechanisms that we employ in the earliest days of …

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What animals are thinking and feeling, and why it should matter | Carl Safina | TEDxMidAtlantic

What animals are thinking and feeling, and why it should matter | Carl Safina | TEDxMidAtlantic

Translator: Milena Tomol Reviewer: Claire Ghyselen We start with a simple question: “Does my pet really love me, or does she just want a treat?” (Laughter) Obviously, she really loves us. Obviously, right? (Laughter) How do we know what’s really going on in those furry little heads? Something is going on. Why is the question …

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The Psychology of Black Hair | Johanna Lukate | TEDxCambridgeUniversity

The Psychology of Black Hair | Johanna Lukate | TEDxCambridgeUniversity

Translator: Amanda Sany Reviewer: Rhonda Jacobs When we meet a person, it only takes a second for us to form a mental image of who that person is. It’s what you did when I walked onto the stage. It’s what I did when I looked around the room to get a sense of who you …

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