By: Hal Lillywhite
The causes of groupthink are many and diverse. The results, unfortunately, are more uniform - and nearly all bad. Groupthink is decision-making poison. It excludes consideration of useful information and analysis required for making good decisions. This can lead to disaster. For example one study...
What's your greatest fear?
By: patty smithe
I have a dream about twice a year that scares me to no end. It starts like this.My husband and I are on a driving trip. When all of a sudden a warning comes on the radio, to take shelter. There are fighter planes...
By: Elizabeth M Young
It is far too easy to view discipline strictly in terms of punishment, especially in early socialization or in fields where full immersion into specialized social environments is involved. But discipline comes in a more complex form than the mere act of providing negative consequences...
Differences in type A, AB, and B personality traits
By: brynhyfryd
Whether you are sociable or a perfectionist, a psychopath or timid, your personality trait can be explained by the principle of Personality Type Theory. This theory has been criticized quite widely in recent years with the result that, while it has not exactly fallen...
By: Cody Hodge
When it comes to being socialized, there is nothing more important than discipline to achieve this goal. The real point of socialization is to introduce the person to the rules and norms of a society. Whether it be the type of socialization that you have...
By: Cody Hodge
Socialization is what we all go through in our lives, and sometimes we go through more than once depending on what conditions you might be living under. Socialization in itself isn't a bad thing really. We all need to learn how to be a functioning...
Things that make you cry easily
By: Rosemary Redfern
It can be really embarrassing when something sets you crying in public. One minute you are feeling fine, the next the tears are overflowing. What gets us is so personal. I found myself in tears at the overture of The Mikado by Gilbert and...
By: Jerome Carter
Today the country of Bolivia, in South America, is landlocked. This was not always the case. Before 1879 the Pacific coast province of Antofagasta was part of Bolivia. As a result of the War of the Pacific (1879-1883), however, Bolivia lost Antofagasta to Chile and...
What is brontophobia?
By: Dr. Jerry Kennard
Brontophobia means fear (phobia) of thunder (bronto). When people talk about fear it can mean anything from a relatively mild state of discomfort to a situation bordering on, or including, outright panic. When there is no obvious threat to the person yet the fear response...
The different types of psychology theories
By: Victoria Wilcox
"People talk about "finding" their lives, in reality your life is not something you find it's something you create" (David Phillips). This is exactly what the goals are for both Humanistic/Person-Centered theory and the Jungian Psychoanalytical theory. The Humanistic/Person-Centered Therapy approach is based on the...

 

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