Why We May Be Angry Rather Than Sad

Why We May Be Angry Rather Than Sad

We are sometimes swept away by a mood of sadness that seems to have no cause. We wake up dispirited and listless. We lack energy and direction. Everything loses its taste and the smallest challenges feel unfeasibly heavy. We struggle to see the point of almost anything. We are – as the doctors tell us …

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Why Are We so Easily ‘triggered’?

Why Are We so Easily ‘triggered’?

If we were totally sane, we would respond to the present only on its own terms; we would worry or be angered or give way to anxiety only as much as the circumstances before us actually dictated. But we are not – of course – most of us quite sane, as evidenced by the way …

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Healthy Digestion – Not What, But How? | Courtney Jackson | TEDxMontrealWomen

Healthy Digestion – Not What, But How? | Courtney Jackson | TEDxMontrealWomen

Translator: Zsófia Herczeg Reviewer: Rhonda Jacobs Raise your hand if you’ve ever eaten while driving your car. (Laughter) How about while binge-watching your favorite TV show? (Laughter) Or while working at your desk? (Laughter) Mm-hmm. So I’ve done all of this in just the past few days, and from a show of hands, it looks …

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Keeping Your Brain Healthy | Living Healthy Chicago

We know that our lifestyle can affect our health in a lot of different ways and that includes keeping our brains healthy. So today we’re getting some advice on what we should do to give our brains a boost. The first tip is a big one. If you’re a smoker, it’s time to quit. – …

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What Your Home Says About You…

What Your Home Says About You…

One of the most important and meaningful activities we are ever engaged in is the creation of a home. Over a number of years, typically with a lot of thought and considerable dedication, we assemble furniture, crockery, pictures, rugs, cushions, vases, sideboards, taps, door handles and so on into a distinctive constellation we anoint with …

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Schemas – Intro to Psychology

Schemas – Intro to Psychology

Another distinct way we can remember information is through Schemas. We can define Schemas as a mental framework that develops from our experiences with particular people, objects or events. In other words you can think of schemas as framework for representing some aspects of the world. That tells us how people, objects or events are …

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The Psychology of Worldviews | Artur Nilsson | TEDxLund

The Psychology of Worldviews | Artur Nilsson | TEDxLund

Translator: Ivana Krivokuća Reviewer: Denise RQ What is the most powerful force underlying human behavior? Is it desire for approval, for affiliation, for self-actualization? Is it love? Is it the fear of death? I’d like to suggest that there is something perhaps even more basic that unites and channels all these different motivations, and that …

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Honest liars — the psychology of self-deception: Cortney Warren at TEDxUNLV

Honest liars — the psychology of self-deception: Cortney Warren at TEDxUNLV

Translator: Adrienne Lin Reviewer: Reiko Bovee Humans are masters of self-deception. We fool ourselves into believing things that are false and we refuse to believe things that are true. I was in graduate school when I really started delving into the topic of self-deception. And it rocked my world. I saw it everywhere, in everyone. …

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Freud, Jung, Luke Skywalker, and the Psychology of Myth: Crash Course World Mythology #40

Freud, Jung, Luke Skywalker, and the Psychology of Myth: Crash Course World Mythology #40

Hi. I’m Mike Rugnetta, this is Crashcourse Mythology and today we’re going to lay mythology down on this comfy little couch over here and listen to all its problems. It’s time to get all psychology on mythology. We’ll be examining the theories of both Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung, and discussing the curious relationship the …

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Homunculus: Crash Course Psychology #6

Homunculus: Crash Course Psychology #6

Homunculus! If you’ve heard that word, it probably wasn’t in the context of psychology. A monster in Dungeons and Dragons, a song by They Might Be Giants, the bad guys in Fullmetal Alchemist, a novel by James Blaylock. It’s Latin for ‘little man’ and in psychology, it refers to a kind of sensory map of …

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