110 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 9 months ago

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 5 months ago

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 10 months ago

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…

Tagged with: #permanent-notes, #psychology, #limbic-system, #neurology, #therapy

Published on 4 months ago

Assume Criticism to be True

When receiving criticism, just accept it in the initial stage. Hear out the criticism assuming it is true. You can analyze it later. By…

Tagged with: #permanent-notes, #behavior, #feedback, #psychology, #meta-cognition

Published on a month ago

Availability Heuristic

You overestimate the probability of something that you hear more often/remember easily. Eg. We think accidents kill more people than strokes…

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Published on a month ago

Behavior Triggers

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

Tagged with: #psychology, #trigger, #behavior, #habit

Published on a year ago

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…

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

Published on 9 months ago

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 10 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

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