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#dark-patterns
Medium
2 months ago
UX design

Dark patterns versus behavioural nudges in UX

Psychology plays a crucial role in UI design, influencing user experience positively (behavioral nudges) or negatively (dark patterns). [ more ]
Medium
2 months ago
UX design

Dark patterns versus behavioural nudges in UX

Psychology defines UX design, with ethical use crucial for positive outcomes. [ more ]
Medium
2 months ago
UX design

Dark patterns versus behavioural nudges in UX

UI design is heavily influenced by psychology, with ethical considerations playing a crucial role in distinguishing between behavioral nudges and dark patterns. [ more ]
Medium
2 months ago
UX design

Dark patterns versus behavioural nudges in UX

Psychology plays a crucial role in UI design, influencing user experience positively (behavioral nudges) or negatively (dark patterns). [ more ]
Medium
2 months ago
UX design

Dark patterns versus behavioural nudges in UX

Psychology defines UX design, with ethical use crucial for positive outcomes. [ more ]
Medium
2 months ago
UX design

Dark patterns versus behavioural nudges in UX

UI design is heavily influenced by psychology, with ethical considerations playing a crucial role in distinguishing between behavioral nudges and dark patterns. [ more ]
moredark-patterns
#loneliness
Inc.com
1 month ago
Remote teams

Happiness Researchers Say There's 1 Easy Thing We Can Do to Instantly Make Us Feel Better

Talking to strangers can significantly increase positive experiences and combat loneliness. [ more ]
Futurism
2 months ago
Mental health

Study: Mid-Life Conspiracy Theorists Are Indeed Lonely Weirdos

Loneliness in adolescence may lead to belief in conspiracy theories later in life. [ more ]
Inc.com
1 month ago
Remote teams

Happiness Researchers Say There's 1 Easy Thing We Can Do to Instantly Make Us Feel Better

Talking to strangers can significantly increase positive experiences and combat loneliness. [ more ]
Futurism
2 months ago
Mental health

Study: Mid-Life Conspiracy Theorists Are Indeed Lonely Weirdos

Loneliness in adolescence may lead to belief in conspiracy theories later in life. [ more ]
moreloneliness
TechCrunch
1 month ago
Data science

AI models have favorite numbers, because they think they're people | TechCrunch

AI models exhibit predictable behavior similar to humans when asked to pick random numbers. [ more ]
#anxiety
Mail Online
1 month ago
Social media marketing

Surprising pastime before bed can lead to terrifying nightmares

Checking social media before bed can increase the likelihood of having nightmares. [ more ]
Harvard Gazette
3 months ago
Mental health

How the already anxious avoided global spike in COVID anxiety - Harvard Gazette

Psychological tools like CBT and DBT appeared protective against pandemic-related anxiety.
Patients in treatment did not experience worsening symptoms during the COVID-19 pandemic. [ more ]
Mail Online
1 month ago
Social media marketing

Surprising pastime before bed can lead to terrifying nightmares

Checking social media before bed can increase the likelihood of having nightmares. [ more ]
Harvard Gazette
3 months ago
Mental health

How the already anxious avoided global spike in COVID anxiety - Harvard Gazette

Psychological tools like CBT and DBT appeared protective against pandemic-related anxiety.
Patients in treatment did not experience worsening symptoms during the COVID-19 pandemic. [ more ]
moreanxiety
#neuroscience
Nature
1 month ago
Artificial intelligence

Audio long read: How does ChatGPT 'think'? Psychology and neuroscience crack open AI large language models

Scientists are using psychology and neuroscience to reverse-engineer AI systems for better understanding and design. [ more ]
www.scientificamerican.com
2 months ago
Data science

Hollywood Should Give Brain Science a Star Turn

Neuroscience and psychology are often poorly depicted in cinema and TV despite the success of science-focused films like Interstellar and Jurassic Park. [ more ]
www.scientificamerican.com
5 months ago
Science

People Have Very Different Understandings of Even the Simplest Words

Communication about climate change often fails due to different interpretations of basic terms.
Conceptual differences can be influenced by politics, emotion, and character, making them difficult to shift. [ more ]
Nature
1 month ago
Artificial intelligence

Audio long read: How does ChatGPT 'think'? Psychology and neuroscience crack open AI large language models

Scientists are using psychology and neuroscience to reverse-engineer AI systems for better understanding and design. [ more ]
www.scientificamerican.com
2 months ago
Data science

Hollywood Should Give Brain Science a Star Turn

Neuroscience and psychology are often poorly depicted in cinema and TV despite the success of science-focused films like Interstellar and Jurassic Park. [ more ]
www.scientificamerican.com
5 months ago
Science

People Have Very Different Understandings of Even the Simplest Words

Communication about climate change often fails due to different interpretations of basic terms.
Conceptual differences can be influenced by politics, emotion, and character, making them difficult to shift. [ more ]
moreneuroscience
Inc.com
1 month ago
Marketing

In 4 Words, Bumble Showed the Right Way to Fix a Major Marketing Fail

Bumble faced backlash for mocking celibacy. Apologized for insensitivity. [ more ]
#emotions
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Business

Money pervades everything': the psychotherapist delving into our deep anxiety about finances

Understanding financial behavior rooted in emotions and past experiences is crucial for managing money effectively. [ more ]
Soccer News
2 months ago
Data science

The Psychology of Soccer Betting - Soccer News

Analysis, patience, and managing emotions are vital to successful sports betting. [ more ]
theconversation.com
4 months ago
Career

Valentine's Day Got You Blue? There's an Upside

Different emotions can have different benefits in specific situations.
Sadness can lead to more analytical thinking and help with problem-solving. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
7 months ago
Mental health

Punch a pillow, hug your pet, write to your MP: 22 ways to deal with your anger

Anger is a normal and healthy emotion that can drive us to achieve things and fight for justice.
Finding healthy ways to process and manage anger can prevent regrettable behaviors. [ more ]
www.scientificamerican.com
7 months ago
Mental health

Beliefs about Emotions Influence How People Feel, Act and Relate to Others

Our beliefs about emotions profoundly affect our life and relationships.
There is a growing interest in understanding our response to moods and stress, magnified by the pandemic. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Business

Money pervades everything': the psychotherapist delving into our deep anxiety about finances

Understanding financial behavior rooted in emotions and past experiences is crucial for managing money effectively. [ more ]
Soccer News
2 months ago
Data science

The Psychology of Soccer Betting - Soccer News

Analysis, patience, and managing emotions are vital to successful sports betting. [ more ]
theconversation.com
4 months ago
Career

Valentine's Day Got You Blue? There's an Upside

Different emotions can have different benefits in specific situations.
Sadness can lead to more analytical thinking and help with problem-solving. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
7 months ago
Mental health

Punch a pillow, hug your pet, write to your MP: 22 ways to deal with your anger

Anger is a normal and healthy emotion that can drive us to achieve things and fight for justice.
Finding healthy ways to process and manage anger can prevent regrettable behaviors. [ more ]
www.scientificamerican.com
7 months ago
Mental health

Beliefs about Emotions Influence How People Feel, Act and Relate to Others

Our beliefs about emotions profoundly affect our life and relationships.
There is a growing interest in understanding our response to moods and stress, magnified by the pandemic. [ more ]
moreemotions
#belonging
Phys
2 months ago
Remote teams

Do you feel like you belong at work? Here's why it's so important for your health, happiness and productivity

Belonging is a fundamental human need that can be fulfilled in the workplace for many individuals. [ more ]
Calm Sage - Your Guide to Mental and Emotional Well-being
5 months ago
Mental health

Exploring the Chameleon Effect and The Psychology of Mimicry

The chameleon effect is when people subconsciously mimic the behaviors, expressions, and mannerisms of those they interact with.
The chameleon effect is rooted in the innate drive for social interaction and belonging. [ more ]
Phys
2 months ago
Remote teams

Do you feel like you belong at work? Here's why it's so important for your health, happiness and productivity

Belonging is a fundamental human need that can be fulfilled in the workplace for many individuals. [ more ]
Calm Sage - Your Guide to Mental and Emotional Well-being
5 months ago
Mental health

Exploring the Chameleon Effect and The Psychology of Mimicry

The chameleon effect is when people subconsciously mimic the behaviors, expressions, and mannerisms of those they interact with.
The chameleon effect is rooted in the innate drive for social interaction and belonging. [ more ]
morebelonging
Fast Company
2 months ago
Bicycling

This Star Trek-like holographic bicycle could make Peloton obsolete

The HoloBike invention aims to recreate the feeling of outdoor exercise at home through a 3D display with eye tracking technology. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
OMG science

Milton Diamond, Sexologist and Advocate for Intersex Babies, Dies at 90

The 1973 International Symposium on Gender Identity had a heated altercation between psychologists John Money and Milton Diamond, highlighting their opposing views on sexual and gender identity. [ more ]
www.openmindmag.org
2 months ago
Data science

Implicit Bias Hurts Everyone. Here's How to Overcome It.

Implicit bias influences decision-making and behaviors based on social group memberships, often without awareness of its impact. [ more ]
The Mercury News
2 months ago
Social justice

Child abuse expert at Bay Area lawyer's trial: 'Very small minority' of victimized kids lie

A very small minority of victimized children lie about sexual abuse, and delayed reporting can lead to disbelief and harm. [ more ]
Calm Sage - Your Guide to Mental and Emotional Well-being
2 months ago
Writing

13 Books Every Introvert Should Have on Their List

Introverts possess unique strengths like rich inner voices and creative thinking, often misunderstood in extroverted society. [ more ]
#parenting
New York Post
2 months ago
JavaScript

I'm a psychologist - this is what it means if you mix up your kids' names

Mixing up children's names is a common cognitive glitch, not necessarily a sign of aging or decline. [ more ]
www.dw.com
3 months ago
Parenting

Kids aren't born racist but they do perceive race early DW 03/28/2024

Early recognition of race starts in infancy, with biases becoming stronger over time.
Discussing race with children can lead to healthier attitudes. [ more ]
TODAY.com
4 months ago
Parenting

Playing this game will get your kid to answer 'How was your day?'

Engage kids in conversation using creative prompts to elicit authentic responses.
Encourage open-ended questions to foster communication with children. [ more ]
New York Post
2 months ago
JavaScript

I'm a psychologist - this is what it means if you mix up your kids' names

Mixing up children's names is a common cognitive glitch, not necessarily a sign of aging or decline. [ more ]
www.dw.com
3 months ago
Parenting

Kids aren't born racist but they do perceive race early DW 03/28/2024

Early recognition of race starts in infancy, with biases becoming stronger over time.
Discussing race with children can lead to healthier attitudes. [ more ]
TODAY.com
4 months ago
Parenting

Playing this game will get your kid to answer 'How was your day?'

Engage kids in conversation using creative prompts to elicit authentic responses.
Encourage open-ended questions to foster communication with children. [ more ]
moreparenting
#mental-health
Calm Sage - Your Guide to Mental and Emotional Well-being
2 months ago
Mental health

12 Best Psychology-Themed Gifts For Everyone

Selecting psychology-themed gifts should involve understanding the meaning behind the gift, choosing the right content for the recipient, and providing pre-implementation tips. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 months ago
Wellness

Perfectionism Is a Trap. Here's How to Escape.

Perfectionism is about never feeling good enough or adequate, leading to a harsh internal voice.
Perfectionism rates have surged in recent decades, particularly socially prescribed perfectionism. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
Mental health

Fear of the unknown: are you more sensitive to uncertainty than others?

Intolerance for uncertainty is linked to various forms of anxiety, depression, and substance use disorder.
Intolerance for uncertainty exists on a spectrum from mild discomfort to extreme distress. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
4 months ago
Mental health

I'm not ignoring you, I'm dissociating': how a mental health condition became a meme

Dissociation is a mental health condition involving a separation of physical presence and mental state.
Dissociation can be a defense mechanism and is not equivalent to simply ignoring someone. [ more ]
Calm Sage - Your Guide to Mental and Emotional Well-being
2 months ago
Mental health

12 Best Psychology-Themed Gifts For Everyone

Selecting psychology-themed gifts should involve understanding the meaning behind the gift, choosing the right content for the recipient, and providing pre-implementation tips. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 months ago
Wellness

Perfectionism Is a Trap. Here's How to Escape.

Perfectionism is about never feeling good enough or adequate, leading to a harsh internal voice.
Perfectionism rates have surged in recent decades, particularly socially prescribed perfectionism. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
Mental health

Fear of the unknown: are you more sensitive to uncertainty than others?

Intolerance for uncertainty is linked to various forms of anxiety, depression, and substance use disorder.
Intolerance for uncertainty exists on a spectrum from mild discomfort to extreme distress. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
4 months ago
Mental health

I'm not ignoring you, I'm dissociating': how a mental health condition became a meme

Dissociation is a mental health condition involving a separation of physical presence and mental state.
Dissociation can be a defense mechanism and is not equivalent to simply ignoring someone. [ more ]
moremental-health
Fast Company
2 months ago
Marketing

There's a simple reason you don't believe the influencers in your feed

Smaller social media influencers can engage followers more effectively with high-arousal language. [ more ]
Calm Sage - Your Guide to Mental and Emotional Well-being
2 months ago
Mental health

Fully Functioning Person: Meaning, Examples, Characteristics, And More

A fully functioning person is in touch with their deepest desires, emotions, and purpose, reaching their fullest potential and self-actualization. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
Wellness

Why Your Big Sister Resents You

Eldest daughter syndrome includes familial responsibility, people-pleasing, and sibling resentment. Birth order may not significantly shape personality outcomes as believed. [ more ]
#happiness
The Atlantic
3 months ago
Mental health

Jung's Five Pillars of a Good Life

Jung outlined five pillars for progress towards happiness.
Happiness is not a definitive end state but rather a journey of continual improvement. [ more ]
The Atlantic
4 months ago
Career

Overwhelmed? Just Say 'No.'

Saying no is essential for reclaiming time and focus.
The strategic use of no can lead to a happier life. [ more ]
knowablemagazine.org
5 months ago
Science

Here's the Happiness Research that Stands Up to Scrutiny

Psychology has undergone scrutiny and closer examination in recent years, leading to a reassessment of what truly makes us happy.
The hypothesis that smiling makes you feel happier has been reevaluated and found to not hold up under closer scrutiny and replication studies. [ more ]
The Atlantic
3 months ago
Mental health

Jung's Five Pillars of a Good Life

Jung outlined five pillars for progress towards happiness.
Happiness is not a definitive end state but rather a journey of continual improvement. [ more ]
The Atlantic
4 months ago
Career

Overwhelmed? Just Say 'No.'

Saying no is essential for reclaiming time and focus.
The strategic use of no can lead to a happier life. [ more ]
knowablemagazine.org
5 months ago
Science

Here's the Happiness Research that Stands Up to Scrutiny

Psychology has undergone scrutiny and closer examination in recent years, leading to a reassessment of what truly makes us happy.
The hypothesis that smiling makes you feel happier has been reevaluated and found to not hold up under closer scrutiny and replication studies. [ more ]
morehappiness
#human-behavior
Calm Sage - Your Guide to Mental and Emotional Well-being
3 months ago
Mental health

All You Need To Know About Holism In Psychology

Holism in psychology emphasizes viewing things as a whole
Holism is about understanding the interconnectedness of different components [ more ]
Medium
4 months ago
UX design

Using the power of behavioral science to elevate User Experience (UX) design.

UX design success relies on engaging experiences aligned with user expectations
Knowledge of human behavior and psychology enhances design outcomes and user awareness [ more ]
Calm Sage - Your Guide to Mental and Emotional Well-being
3 months ago
Mental health

All You Need To Know About Holism In Psychology

Holism in psychology emphasizes viewing things as a whole
Holism is about understanding the interconnectedness of different components [ more ]
Medium
4 months ago
UX design

Using the power of behavioral science to elevate User Experience (UX) design.

UX design success relies on engaging experiences aligned with user expectations
Knowledge of human behavior and psychology enhances design outcomes and user awareness [ more ]
morehuman-behavior
Calm Sage - Your Guide to Mental and Emotional Well-being
3 months ago
Mental health

Exploring Debater Type: Extraverted, Intuitive, Thinking, And Perceiving (ENTP)

ENTP personality includes extraversion, intuitiveness, thinking, and perceiving traits.
ENTP personalities are expressive, innovative, and idea-oriented. [ more ]
Harvard Gazette
3 months ago
Data science

Memorial Minute for Herbert Chanoch Kelman, 94- Harvard Gazette

Herbert Kelman's early life was marked by witnessing historical events leading to his lifelong dedication to conflict resolution.
Kelman's academic journey was deeply influenced by significant figures and events in the fields of psychology and communication. [ more ]
Medium
3 months ago
UX design

Rethinking Personas: Empathy and Inclusion in UX Design

User-centered design emphasizes setting aside personal biases and listening to users.
The use of personas in design processes may initially seem counterintuitive but can help in focusing and refining problems. [ more ]
Medium
3 months ago
Web design

Psychological Principles Behind Effective UX Design

Understanding human psychology is crucial for designing effective user experiences.
Implementing psychological principles can enhance users' emotional responses to interfaces. [ more ]
Calm Sage - Your Guide to Mental and Emotional Well-being
3 months ago
Mental health

Crafter Personality Type: Introverted, Sensing, Thinking, And Perceiving (ISTP)

Crafter personalities are introverted, sensing, thinking, and perceiving (ISTP) according to the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI).
ISTP personalities enjoy new experiences, creative hands-on activities, and freedom in their projects. [ more ]
www.fastcompany.com
3 months ago
Growth hacking

This change of mindset can help protect you from layoffs

Mindset can be fixed or growth-oriented, existing on a continuum.
Understanding mindset triggers can help shift towards growth mindset. [ more ]
beehiiv Blog
3 months ago
Web design

Boost Conversions with Top Email Call-to-Action Examples in 2024

The power of CTAs lies in psychology.
Well-crafted CTAs drive consumer behavior. [ more ]
#self-perception
HuffPost
3 months ago
Parenting

Here's What It Means If You Can't Take A Compliment

Society encourages humility in accepting compliments.
Fear of being perceived as vain or self-centered affects how compliments are received. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 week ago
Writing

Coming of Age: How Adolescence Shapes Us by Lucy Foulkes review deep dive into the teenage mind

Making space for past experiences, even negative ones, is crucial for adult self-perception and wellbeing. [ more ]
HuffPost
3 months ago
Parenting

Here's What It Means If You Can't Take A Compliment

Society encourages humility in accepting compliments.
Fear of being perceived as vain or self-centered affects how compliments are received. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 week ago
Writing

Coming of Age: How Adolescence Shapes Us by Lucy Foulkes review deep dive into the teenage mind

Making space for past experiences, even negative ones, is crucial for adult self-perception and wellbeing. [ more ]
moreself-perception
www.npr.org
4 months ago
Mental health

Feeling ragey? Don't bury your anger, process it. Here's how

Anger has a biological purpose
Understanding and processing anger is crucial for healthy management. [ more ]
#social-media
BuzzFeed
4 months ago
Parenting

This Therapist Is Revealing The Hidden Harm In Emotionally Unavailable Parenting

Growing up with emotionally unavailable parents can lead to various behavioral traits.
Therapy-type videos on social media discussing parental impact are gaining popularity. [ more ]
Calm Sage - Your Guide to Mental and Emotional Well-being
4 months ago
Privacy technologies

The Psychology Behind Digitally Blocking and Unblocking

The cycle of blocking and unblocking on social media can be confusing and leaves one with unanswered questions.
Blocking and unblocking on social media can be a way to set digital boundaries with others. [ more ]
BuzzFeed
4 months ago
Parenting

This Therapist Is Revealing The Hidden Harm In Emotionally Unavailable Parenting

Growing up with emotionally unavailable parents can lead to various behavioral traits.
Therapy-type videos on social media discussing parental impact are gaining popularity. [ more ]
Calm Sage - Your Guide to Mental and Emotional Well-being
4 months ago
Privacy technologies

The Psychology Behind Digitally Blocking and Unblocking

The cycle of blocking and unblocking on social media can be confusing and leaves one with unanswered questions.
Blocking and unblocking on social media can be a way to set digital boundaries with others. [ more ]
moresocial-media
#perception
Calm Sage - Your Guide to Mental and Emotional Well-being
4 months ago
Mental health

The Dunning-Kruger Effect: What's it All About?

Dunning-Kruger effect impacts decision-making and behavior.
Cognitive biases result from mental shortcuts and information-processing errors. [ more ]
https://scoop.upworthy.com
4 months ago
Digital life

Men and women interpret and use emojis in a completely different way, new study finds

Men and women interpret emojis differently.
Individual differences impact emoji comprehension. [ more ]
Calm Sage - Your Guide to Mental and Emotional Well-being
4 months ago
Mental health

The Dunning-Kruger Effect: What's it All About?

Dunning-Kruger effect impacts decision-making and behavior.
Cognitive biases result from mental shortcuts and information-processing errors. [ more ]
https://scoop.upworthy.com
4 months ago
Digital life

Men and women interpret and use emojis in a completely different way, new study finds

Men and women interpret emojis differently.
Individual differences impact emoji comprehension. [ more ]
moreperception
#relationships
Calm Sage - Your Guide to Mental and Emotional Well-being
4 months ago
Mental health

The Psychology Behind "Daddy Issues" And How to Heal

The term 'daddy issues' describes emotional challenges stemming from a turbulent relationship with a father or father figure.
It is not an official mental health diagnosis, but this term is often used to represent relationship issues, low self-esteem, and trust issues. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
Wellness

Feeling Stuck? Here Are 5 Ways to Jumpstart Your Life.

1. Adam Alter, a professor and researcher, has dedicated much of his career to studying the feeling of being stuck. 2. In a survey conducted in 2020, every respondent reported feeling stalled in at least one area of their life. [ more ]
Calm Sage - Your Guide to Mental and Emotional Well-being
4 months ago
Mental health

The Psychology Behind "Daddy Issues" And How to Heal

The term 'daddy issues' describes emotional challenges stemming from a turbulent relationship with a father or father figure.
It is not an official mental health diagnosis, but this term is often used to represent relationship issues, low self-esteem, and trust issues. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
Wellness

Feeling Stuck? Here Are 5 Ways to Jumpstart Your Life.

1. Adam Alter, a professor and researcher, has dedicated much of his career to studying the feeling of being stuck. 2. In a survey conducted in 2020, every respondent reported feeling stalled in at least one area of their life. [ more ]
morerelationships
Slate Magazine
4 months ago
Education

The Simple Tweak That Could Help Students Get More From Their Report Cards

The importance of changing the language used in report cards to address students directly.
Utilizing the second-person perspective in feedback can have more positive effects on students. [ more ]
The Atlantic
4 months ago
Digital life

The Mystery of Partner 'Convergence'

Romantic partners can grow more similar over time in terms of personality, well-being, and health.
Convergence in couples' traits can be influenced by shared experiences and selective processes. [ more ]
www.scientificamerican.com
4 months ago
Digital life

Anger Can Help You Meet Your Goals

Negative emotions like anger can be useful and contribute to improving situations.
Research indicates that experiencing negative emotions can lead to positive outcomes in dealing with obstacles. [ more ]
Discover the Best Podcasts | Discover Pods
4 months ago
Podcast

The 12 Best Examples of the Jordan Peterson Podcast's Mystique

The Jordan Peterson Podcast covers diverse topics like psychology, philosophy, and societal issues.
Jordan Peterson's podcast offers valuable insights for personal growth and understanding complex subjects. [ more ]
ReadWrite
5 months ago
Apple

Moron's are wearing Apple Vision Pro while driving Tesla on autopilot

The word 'moron' was coined in 1910 by psychologist Henry H. Goddard to describe adults with a mental age of 7 to 10 years old.
Some people have found a way to abuse Tesla's Autopilot and Full Self-Driving (FSD) Beta while wearing Apple Vision Pro. [ more ]
#therapy
The Atlantic
5 months ago
Mental health

Take a Vacation From Therapy

Therapy is not meant to last forever and should eventually end when the client feels well enough to thrive on their own.
Some people view therapy as a lifelong project, but studies suggest that most therapy clients only need a few months of treatment. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 weeks ago
Writing

Our internal narratives can hold us back. Changing them is tough but rewarding work | Modern mind

Storytelling shapes our self-concept and influences how we perceive and react to new situations. [ more ]
The Atlantic
5 months ago
Mental health

Take a Vacation From Therapy

Therapy is not meant to last forever and should eventually end when the client feels well enough to thrive on their own.
Some people view therapy as a lifelong project, but studies suggest that most therapy clients only need a few months of treatment. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 weeks ago
Writing

Our internal narratives can hold us back. Changing them is tough but rewarding work | Modern mind

Storytelling shapes our self-concept and influences how we perceive and react to new situations. [ more ]
moretherapy
Medium
5 months ago
UX design

Ticketing UX made easy: The streamlined journey for Prague's commuters

Jakob's Law emphasizes the importance of designing interfaces that are familiar to users and leverage their existing mental models.
The stress and frustration of navigating unfamiliar public transportation systems can negatively impact the overall travel experience. [ more ]
Creative Bloq
5 months ago
Marketing

A day in the life: behavioural scientist Mark Hauser

Behavioural science applies psychology to branding and design challenges.
Behavioural science helps brand managers understand consumer perceptions and establish a presence in consumers' minds. [ more ]
Design Milk
5 months ago
Writing

Misha Milovanovich on Serbian Roots, Psychology + More

Misha Milovanovich draws inspiration from her childhood in Belgrade and her grandmother's knowledge of plant medicine.
Her latest sculptures combine influences from cinema, art history, and psychology. [ more ]
time.com
5 months ago
Digital life

How Psychology Has Changed Our Minds

Psychology is facing skepticism due to replication crisis and slow progress, but there are striking findings that challenge common-sense beliefs about the mind.
Psychologists have discovered that babies have more knowledge and understanding than previously thought, challenging the idea of newborns having empty heads. [ more ]
Bustle
5 months ago
Digital life

These 3 Zodiac Signs Should Try The Viral "Dopamine Detox"

A dopamine detox can help individuals appreciate being present and focused on a single task.
Aries, Gemini, and Libra are the three zodiac signs that could benefit from a dopamine detox. [ more ]
Calm Sage - Your Guide to Mental and Emotional Well-being
6 months ago
Mental health

All You Need to Know About Triangulation in Psychology

Psychology is about understanding the dark side of human behavior, including manipulation tactics.
Triangulation in psychology is when a third person is introduced into a conflict, shifting power dynamics and communication patterns. [ more ]
Americanlibraryinparis
6 months ago
Books

(Hybrid) Learning to Laugh with Nuar Alsadir

Laughter is a complex phenomenon that goes beyond amusement, serving as a political tool, poetic instrument, and therapeutic mechanism.
Nuar Alsadir explores the power and dimensions of laughter in her book, using psychology, philosophy, history, and personal experience. [ more ]
Janelle Ward Insights
7 months ago
UX design

Why the best outcome might be "But we already knew that!" - Janelle Ward Insights

The bystander effect refers to the phenomenon where individuals are less likely to offer assistance in the presence of passive onlookers.
A study in a university library elevator replicated the bystander effect, with participants less likely to help when there were passive bystanders present. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
7 months ago
Mental health

Why are so many of us addicted to drama?

Identifying drama addicts in our lives can be useful for understanding their behavior and engaging with them.
The book 'Addicted to Drama' explores the dependency on crisis and chaos and aims to help readers recognize it in others and themselves. [ more ]
Slate Magazine
7 months ago
Mental health

Psychiatry Alone Can't Heal You Completely

Mental health is a significant concern during the holiday season.
Psychiatry and psychology alone are not comprehensive solutions for treating mental illness. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
7 months ago
Digital life

Kelly Wilson: You have to embrace your anxieties. What you love the most is also where you're the most vulnerable'

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) encourages embracing fears and coexisting with anxiety as a form of therapy.
Psychologist Kelly G. Wilson emphasizes the importance of accepting misfortunes and connecting with fears instead of avoiding them. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
7 months ago
Mental health

Kimberley Wilson: You can't have good mental health without good nutrition'

Growing up as a black child in east London, the author felt like an outsider due to assumptions and biases.
The author's experiences with neurological illness in their family led them to pursue psychology and a desire to help others.
The author reflects on the shortness of life and the importance of embracing new experiences, healing from pain, and finding joy. [ more ]
Medium
2 months ago
Data science

My Framework for 10x Productivity

Building trust in oneself is crucial for habit formation. [ more ]
Harvard Gazette
1 month ago
Health

Binge eating appears more widespread, persistent than thought - Harvard Gazette

Binge eating disorder is prevalent and long-lasting, often misunderstood by focusing on younger women only. [ more ]
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