Editor’s note: Repeat something enough times and we tend to think it is right. Why? Because of ‘cognitive ease’. Great video on truth or what we create as truth.
Editor’s note: Power can cause us to be less empathetic. Research shows that power has an alarming impact on behaviours. they key here is to stay grounded.
Editor’s note: Some really great – and free – tips on how to reduce anxiety caused by uncertainty.
Editor’s note: Psychologist Alexander Todorov researches the way we perceive others and the information that actually helps us make decisions about others. His work has important implications for recruiting and promoting others.
Editor’s note: A simple test show how we like to get the gist of something – the information we need to make sense of something – rather than all the information we need.
Cognitive biases – or limitations in our thinking, or ways of processing information – are at play all the time. This list looks at the ones that affect our rational selves.
Editor’s note: This article takes a look at internet psychology and the work of psychologists in trying to understand how the web is changing how we operate at a psychological level.
#dr steve peters has just given the keynote at Learning Live 2014. In this video…
Editor’s note: It’s a small survey but an interesting take on social media usage at work. This research shows that employees are happier and more productive if they spend breaks talking to others via social media (as opposed to consuming content such as videos).
Editor’s note: 10 talks on psychology that are well worth watching.
Editor’s note: A look at the role of mood in procrastination and how changing one’s mood can enable people to tackle things more easily.
Editor’s note: The British Psychology Society recommends the best psychology books of the year.
Editor’s note: A look at political ideology as a cognitive bias and how that links to ideology and dogma.
Editor’s note: One for the students of learner engagement – where are your learners on the grit scale? Is this as an important factor in adult learners as it appears to be in students?