How the brain responds to a traumatic event predicts whether that event becomes a flashback.
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Are women really better ‘multitaskers’ than men? To answer this question, we need to understand what multitasking is, or the so-called simultaneous capacity. Continue reading →
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Posted in Behaviors
Tagged multitasking, research, simultaneous capacity
Narcissists use behavioural mimicry to make people like them more so that they can maintain their inflated self-view, new research suggests.
Posted in Personality Psychology
The first hand impression of a narcissist: charming, friendly and seemingly empathic. Beneath the surface: indifferent, arrogant, dominant, self-centered and manipulative.
Parenting contributes to the development of anxiety.
Budinger and colleagues (2013) state that children of anxious parents are over five times more likely than those of non-anxious parents to have an anxiety disorder. Continue reading →
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Tagged anxiety disorder, criticism, parenting, social anxiety disorder
Reappraisal of negative or anxious emotions reduces anxiety by providing more positive thoughts and emotions.
Posted in Anxiety, Clinical Psychology
Tagged behavioural, CBT, cognitive, therapy
Believe and you will achieve.
The degree to which people believe in themselves and their own capabilities is important for their motivation and success. People’s capabilities are important, but what they believe they can do is at least as important! Continue reading →
Posted in Intelligence, Personal Development, Personality Psychology, Self-esteem
Tagged albert bandura, confidence, self-efficacy, self-esteem, success
Rituals may restore feelings of control, possibly by providing an illusion of control in times of uncertainty.
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My name is Simon Moesgaard. I’m a psychologist from Denmark.
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