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Psychology

All About IQ

August 27, 2020

The IQ test, introduced in 1904, was just a measure of the ratio of a person’s mental age to their actual age. In the modern days, the IQ tests have been misused and there have been a number of misconceptions around these tests. […]

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Psychology

Unlearning the Learning Styles

August 27, 2020

The education departments of schools and universities have emphasized that there are three broad categories of learners: seers, hearers, and doers. The researchers have carried out experiments to test the validity of this belief and the results have been an eye-opener. […]

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Psychology

Why Do We Forget? Exploring Some Common Theories

August 25, 2020

Why do we forget in spite of having amazing memories? , we routinely forget things. For years now, cognitive psychologists have been trying to explain why we forget things using various theories, the most common of them being decay and interference. […]

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Psychology

Temporal Discounting and Self-Control: How Waiting Kills Value

June 4, 2020

Temporal discounting in psychology is the factor that makes people choose immediate rewards over remote ones, regardless of the real difference in value. The more one has to wait for a reward, the less they perceive it as valuable. This is also why we lack self-control in some situations. […]

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Psychology

Self-Control Techniques and Requirements

June 3, 2020

Self-control is difficult, but essential, human behavior. Throughout history, people have tried to find ways to make self-control easier. Although these attempts approach the problem differently, they have one thing in common: preserving willpower for critical decisions. […]

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Psychology

Is Our Willpower Unlimited?

June 3, 2020

Self-control is challenging for everyone, and a leading actor in the whole scene is willpower. Despite its grave importance, it is limited energy and can decrease. Read on to find out if it can be strengthened, like a muscle, or recharged, like a battery. […]

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Psychology

Catharsis, Overreacting, and Psychological Health

May 11, 2020

Freud introduced the concept of catharsis into psychology as a means of psychological health. But the scientific research found its underlying relation to overreacting and chronic anger, both being threats to psychological health. […]

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