UQx DENIAL101x 1.3.3.1 Psychological Barriers to Concern about Climate Change

UQx DENIAL101x 1.3.3.1 Psychological Barriers to Concern about Climate Change

The human brain is arguably the most complicated machine on Earth. It’s capable of amazing feats of creativity, emotion and insight. There’s no single factor that drives our attitudes and beliefs about climate change. The human brain is not that simple. Nevertheless, our brain hasn’t evolved much in tens of thousands of years. We’re much …

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What makes consumers decide to buy – Psychology of consumers

What makes consumers decide to buy – Psychology of consumers

– (laughter) When I have money, I just spend it. – And it has to look nice, and it has to catch my attention. – I only buy it if I really, really like it. – ‘Cause if it doesn’t catch my attention, I don’t want to buy it. – What makes consumers decide to …

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10 Incredible Facts About Crowd Psychology

10 Incredible Facts About Crowd Psychology

Everyone who has ever watched a movie has an idea in their head of the stereotypical angry mob with torches and pitchforks, and most of us have a lot of preconceived notions about how crowds will behave. People tend to think, in general, that crowds are relatively easy to manipulate, and that oftentimes people will …

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Facts About Quiet People – 10 Interesting Psychology Facts

Facts About Quiet People – 10 Interesting Psychology Facts

We all have encountered a quiet person or may even have quiet people as friends. Quiet people are often misunderstood so in this video, I will cover 10 facts on quiet people and we are starting right now. 1. Quiet people appear mysterious and often don’t speak a lot because they think a lot. Quiet …

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Wish for 2020: More psychological safety

Wish for 2020: More psychological safety

Hello and welcome. I would like to wish you all a happy new year. This is a little video clip from Aarhus in Denmark where I am visiting my mother. And I have been reflecting a little bit about 2019. And what I would like to highlight is the book “The Fearless Organization” by Amy …

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10 Worst Things to Say to Someone with Depression

10 Worst Things to Say to Someone with Depression

If you have friends Unlike me There is a 1 in 4 chance that they have or will suffer with mental health problems Depression being the most common in merry old England But what do say to somebody with Depression? In this video, we’re gonna talk about what you should never, ever say to someone …

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HOW TO MANIPULATE PEOPLE (1/2)- INFLUENCE THE PSYCHOLOGY OF PERSUASION

HOW TO MANIPULATE PEOPLE (1/2)- INFLUENCE THE PSYCHOLOGY OF PERSUASION

You might have notice sometimes that it’s really difficult to say to “no” to certain people even if you really don’t want to do the favor that they are requesting for… Now there is a science behind why it happens. One of the reasons might be that the person asking you the favor is really …

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UQx PSYC1030.1x Introduction to Social Psychology About Video

UQx PSYC1030.1x Introduction to Social Psychology About Video

Do we really know what other people are like? What makes people aggressive? Why do racism and sexism still exist? What does body language actually tell us? How do people persuade us? How do we change our beliefs? How do we change the beliefs of others? Find out in… Introduction to Social Psychology

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Psychology of Luck

Psychology of Luck

In one of our previous videos we talked about the survivor bias. We had learned about the cases when the decision is made on the basis of just a small number of successful results ignoring the unsuccessful ones… well, because the unsuccessful ones didn’t make it. And after I had finished the video I wondered …

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What It’s Like Living With Depression

(alarm buzzing) – Just hit snooze, stay in bed with me a little longer. – I can’t be late again. (somber piano music) – Aren’t you tired? Maybe you should call in sick and just stay home with me. Let’s get back in bed. I don’t like that one, it makes you look fat. And …

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