89 notes tagged with "psychology"

6 Principles of Persuasion

Source Reciprocity: people are obliged to give back to others the form of a behavior, gift, or service that they have received first…

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Published on 8th December, 2020

ADHD

ADHD : Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder - this mental health issue can be found in both adults and children. Its helpful to think of…

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Published on 5th April, 2021

Addiction Assessment

How do you decide if someone is addicted to something... Compulsion to use Continued use in spite of adverse consequences Inability to…

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Published on 29th November, 2020

Amygdala Hijack

The Thalamus region of the brain gets sensory data. Parts of this is sent to Amygdala(emotional/irrational part of the brain) and parts to…

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Published on 12th May, 2021

Apophenia

Apophenia: "the tendency to perceive a connection or meaningful pattern between unrelated or random things (such as objects or ideas…

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Published on 16th December, 2020

Behavior Triggers

Behavior Triggers(in Behavioral Psychology) fall into these categories... Location Time Emotional State Other People Immediately Preceding…

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Published on 10th August, 2020

Belief Threshold

People tend to accept ideas that a threshold percentage of their friends also subscribe to. This can be manipulated by creating a Majority…

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Published on 20th December, 2020

Brain Changes in Addiction

Sensitization: Hyper reactivity to addiction related cues. Greater wanting but less liking Desensitization: Number pleasure response…

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Published on 29th November, 2020

Cognitive Dissonance

When someone holds beliefs, ideas, values that are contradictory to each other, it creates psychological stress. People will do all they can…

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Published on 23rd January, 2021

Conceptual Metaphor Theory

Conceptual Metaphor Theory: Abstract concepts are metaphorically understood. Eg. "Affection"(Abstract concept) is understood in terms of…

Tagged with: #cognition, #psychology, #permanent-notes

Published on 26th December, 2020

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