Encoding – Intro to Psychology

Encoding – Intro to Psychology

The connection between encoding and remembering at its core is levles of processing. For this concept, psychologist say the more deeply we encode information the better we are able to recall it. Now, what do we mean by deeply? Psychologist have been able to identify three different levels of processing. Before I get started in …

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Top 5 Ways To Become Mentally Stronger

Top 5 Ways To Become Mentally Stronger

improvement pill here some of the more common things that get asked about are being able to learn faster being able to focus more being able to react quicker in conversations and being able to have more control over one’s actions now all of these have one thing in common and it’s that your ability …

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Industrial and organizational psychology – Intro to Psychology

Industrial and organizational psychology – Intro to Psychology

Industrial and organizational psychology focuses on two distinct sets of problems. The industrial side involves matching employees to their job and using psychological principles to select employees and evaluate job performance. The industrial side of IO psychology is sometimes referred to as personnel psychology. The organizational side focuses on making workers more productive. In addition, …

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The Key To Health: Treating Water With Reverence | Sadhguru

The Key To Health: Treating Water With Reverence | Sadhguru

Sadhguru: You know, in the world, we are building medical infrastructure in such a way that today, all of us are expecting some day we will all be seriously ill. It need not be so (Laughs). If you live with Narmadaji (Referring to the river Narmada) it need not be so (Laughs). And not just …

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Dopamine hypothesis of schizophrenia – Intro to Psychology

Dopamine hypothesis of schizophrenia – Intro to Psychology

Another hypothesis regarding the biological factors that play a role in schizophrenia is the dopamine hypothesis. This hypothesis suggests that schizophrenia involves excess dopamine activity. One reason this hypothesis came about was from the observation of individuals who overdose on major stimulants like methamphetamine and cocaine. These individuals, if you recall from our lesson on …

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Implicit (non-declarative) memory – Intro to Psychology

Implicit (non-declarative) memory – Intro to Psychology

So Implicit memory is also called non-declarative memory because we can not directly recall this type of memory. Implicit memory is a kind of memory that’s made up of knowledge based on previous experiences such as skills that we preform automatically once you have mastered them. Implicit memory resides outside of our conscience awareness. So …

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This is how an illusionist targets your unconscious mind | Derren Brown | Big Think

This is how an illusionist targets your unconscious mind | Derren Brown | Big Think

When you work I think with any sort of magic you become a very good applied psychologist just in a very niche area, which is why it’s generally magicians that are brought in to kind of test for psychic claims and that kind of thing to sort of debunk or look for that kind of …

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Working Memory | Baddeley & Hitch 1974 | Memory | Cognitive Psychology

Working Memory | Baddeley & Hitch 1974 | Memory | Cognitive Psychology

Talking of short-term memory as a single unified concept is like calling a multi-tool a mere flip knife. It’s like saying pizza is made from pizza. It’s time to find out what the short-term memory equivalents of flour, eggs, tomato and cheese are. And so we open our recipe book to Baddeley and Hitch’s working …

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The Cognitive Tradeoff Hypothesis

The Cognitive Tradeoff Hypothesis

[clangs] This is Inuyama, Japan, a historic city home to Japan’s oldest original wooden castle. It is also home to Kyoto University’s Primate Research Institute.Here, a group of chimpanzees have been trainedto play a game that exposes something shockingabout their memories.This is going to blow your mind.Here is how it works.Take a look at these …

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General adaptation syndrome – Intro to Psychology

General adaptation syndrome – Intro to Psychology

Thanks Greg! The three stages are what Selye referred to as the General Adaptation Syndrome. To recap, General Adaptation Syndrome consists of three stages. First is the alarm stage. This is when your body first reacts to the stressful or threatening situation. With activation of the sympathetic nervous system and the HPA Axis. The second …

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