23 notes tagged with "cognition"

Anthropology

Anthropology is the study of humanity. It asks the same questions philosophers have asked - but only questions about humans(Why language…

Tagged with: #permanent-notes, #anthropology, #society, #cognition, #philosophy

Published on 5 months ago

Being mindful of defensive thinking

When we encounter ideas that are contrary to what we believe, we have a mental barrier that automatically defends against it. We can only…

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

Published on 3 months ago

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 9 months ago

Dunning–Kruger Effect

Dunning–Kruger effect is a cognitive bias in which people with low ability at a task overestimate their ability. People who don't know much…

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

Published on 8 months ago

Embodied cognition

The mind is not only connected to the body but that the body influences the mind (in a way that the two always have to be considered…

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Published on 9 months ago

Embodiment and Human Nature

Embodiment and Human Nature Context Embodied cognition, the idea that the mind is not only connected to the body but that the body…

Tagged with: #psychology, #philosophy, #cognition, #literature-notes

Published on 9 months ago

Emotional Tweet Virility

Using a moral or emotional word in a tweet increase the likelihood of it being retweeted 15-20%. Source

Tagged with: #permanent-notes, #social-media, #cognition

Published on 5 months ago

Environmental Psychology

Environmental psychology: interplay between people and their surroundings - how our environment affects our behavior, our performance, and…

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Published on 4 months ago

Feelings are noisy signals

Feelings are noisy signals about met & unmet needs. Because our needs are unclear and [ Negative behaviours are to avoid a negative feeling…

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

Published on 8 months ago

Flaws in Human Thinking

Wishful thinking : Prioritize information that puts yourself in a good light - and ignore the distressing aspects. Conservatism : Difficulty…

Tagged with: #literature-notes, #cognition, #meta-cognition, #psychology

Published on 5 months ago

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