Health & Medicine: Crash Course Sociology #42

Health & Medicine: Crash Course Sociology #42

As we launch into our final segment of Crash Course Sociology, I’m sure one of the things that you’ve learned by now is that sociology touches on everything. It helps us understand every aspect of society – even those that we think are strictly personal, like religion, sex, and gender. And the same is true …

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Persuasion Psychology: “Reactance” and Overcoming Resistance

Persuasion Psychology: “Reactance” and Overcoming Resistance

It’s no secret that people don’t like to be told what to do, and I’m as guilty of this as anybody. I know that for me, the more someone tells me that I cannot have fast food, I only want to have fast food all the more. Right? If someone tells me that I can’t …

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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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The Psychology of Trust | Anne Böckler-Raettig | TEDxFrankfurt

The Psychology of Trust | Anne Böckler-Raettig | TEDxFrankfurt

Translator: Ivana Krivokuća Reviewer: Mile Živković When I was a child, I remember playing outside and out of my parents’ sight for hours. The neighbors’ kids, my little brother and I, we would climb trees in the woods, build hideouts, wade in the river, meet new friends, and only much later did it strike me …

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Why Psychology Is More Important Than Technology

Why Psychology Is More Important Than Technology

Hi guys, St John here from Agrarian Rural Marketing and I just wanted to put a presentation together. I was very privileged to be asked to come and talk at the Marketing Sector Conference 2019. The original date was September they’ve moved it forward to August. I’m not here in New Zealand at that time …

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Good boundaries free you | Sarri Gilman | TEDxSnoIsleLibraries

Good boundaries free you | Sarri Gilman | TEDxSnoIsleLibraries

Translator: Ken Harvey Reviewer: Denise RQ Everyone is in the middle of a life story, and your story is being shaped by what you are saying yes to and what you are saying no to. Your yeses and noes are what boundaries are made of. So what are boundaries? How do we build them? How …

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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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Trick-or-Treating & “Deindividuation” (Halloween Psychology)

Trick-or-Treating & “Deindividuation” (Halloween Psychology)

In the 1970s, psychologists ran an experiment on more than a thousand trick-or-treaters in Seattle. They wanted to know how likely they would be to steal candy or money even when an adult told them explicitly not to. In particular, they were interested in something called “deindividuation,” which is what happens when we lose our …

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You are contagious | Vanessa Van Edwards | TEDxLondon

You are contagious | Vanessa Van Edwards | TEDxLondon

Translator: Ki Yun Lee Reviewer: Peter van de Ven Hello, my name is Vanessa, and I am a recovering awkward person. (Laughter) This is me at the peak of what I like to call my plaid vest phase. (Laughter) Luckily, my years of social awkwardness led me to a fascinating career trying to figure out …

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