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Do you always get what you've asked for? Turns out that even when you don't get what you want you probably don't even notice. Learn more about how your brain fools you.
Choice blindness suggests that even when you don't get what you want, you probably don't even notice. Learn more about how your brain fools you.
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What factors make people more willing to conform? Learn more about the key findings of Asch's classic conformity experiments.
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Learn more about some of the common symptoms, possible causes, and treatments for narcissistic personality disorder.
Exaggerated sense of self-importance? Constant need for attention? Exploits others for personal gain? It could be narcissistic personality disorder.
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President Obama recently awarded psychologist Albert Bandura the National Medal of Science. Learn more about Bandura's influence and theories through this selection of quotes from a few of his most famous works.
Learn more about Albert Bandura's thoughts and theories through these quotes from some of his best-known works.
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This guy realised the better alternative to the thing that Ellis despised (for good reason): self esteem is flimsy and transient because it's emotionally-experienced. Self efficacy, OTOH, is evidence based, being about what one has done and how well they did it.
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Take a closer look at the life and legacy of psychology's most famous figure.
Sigmund Freud's work had a lasting influence on psychology. Journey through his amazing life, his most astonishing theories, and his remarkable legacy.
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How does classical conditioning work? Take a closer look at the process in this step-by-step guide with examples.
Classical conditioning has become important in understanding human and animal behavior. Learn how it works and explore a few examples.
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Why do we forget? Explore some of the different factors that contribute to memory failures.
Forgetting occurs for many reasons and factors like time, interference, and context can influence memory. Learn more about why we sometimes forget.
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Social learning plays an important role in how people acquire new information and skills. Explore Albert Bandura's influential social learning theory:
Bandura's social learning theory suggests that people can learn though observation, including direct instruction, modeling, and imitation.
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Can you resist temptation? Learn more about why being able to delay gratification is so important.
Can you resist temptation? Research suggests that the ability to delay gratification might be critical to success and well-being. Learn more.
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The optimism bias can sometimes lead to poor decisions when it comes to your health. Learn more.
The optimism bias leads people to believe that they are more likely to experience good over bad events. Learn how this bias can influence decisions.
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What does it really mean to have an average IQ?
Ever wonder if your IQ is average or even above average? Learn more about the average IQ on most modern tests of intelligence and what these scores mean.
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Do you keep putting things off? Learn more about the psychology behind procrastination.
We all procrastinate at some point, but what exactly is behind this often destructive behavior? Learn more about the psychology of procrastination.
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Writer and educator Kendra Cherry specializes in making psychology more understandable for students. She shares her knowledge at the About.com Psychology site and is the author of the Everything Psychology Book (2nd Edition).
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When Flurries Fall - Memories of Reading - a book geek
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I grew up on books--in a bookish family, with books overflowing every shelf, and working their ways into beside stacks. I grew up on reading

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Psychology - Complete Guide to Psychology for Students, Educators & ...
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Find psychology articles, student resources and psychology study guides. Explore psychology definitions and theories. Learn more about the h