The definition of human factors
By: John Cowley
Human factors', is a phrase most frequently used by politicians and commentators when attempting to account for some otherwise inexplicable situation. How often have we heard explanations that go something like this?"The measures that we put into place would have worked perfectly had it...
Why human beings learn best through experience
By: L. Woodrow Ross
We have all heard the saying that "experience is the best teacher". We may not have stopped to consider why this might be the case.There are numerous ways to learn. We have constant exposure to the media, we attend formal educational facilities, we read...
Why we procrastinate and how to stop
By: Summer18
A day in the life of a procrastinator starts out with confidence, hope and optimism of a new day. What soon follows......... is a ticking clock, urgent tasks waiting to be conquered and nothing accomplished.What makes taking the bull by the horns, sort to...
Human facial expressions and the message they convey
By: John Cowley
Human facial expressions are controlled by a series of paired muscles which can manipulate elastic features such as shape of the lips and the orientation of the eye balls and eye sockets. These features have become so much a part of our everyday lives they...
Understanding dissociative identity disorder
By: Kelly Morris
Dissociative identity disorder, formerly known as multiple personality disorder, is a condition in which a person has two or more distinct personality states or identities. The person may or may not be aware of these different personalities, called alters. Different alters take control at different...
Effects of auditory stimuli on work performance
By: Stephanie Pierce
With different disciplines now willing to come together to try to find new solutions to old problems, several types of work-, medicine-, and school-related fields have been looking to scientific researchers to find ways of enhancing the performance of employees and students, as well as...
Strategies and benefits of self-hypnosis
By: Gurmeet Mattu
Self hypnosis is merely the western term for the eastern practice of transcendental meditation. This is a method of reaching and influencing the unconscious mind, which can affect and manage deep seated behaviour patterns such as smoking and over-eating. Practising self hypnosis is not difficult...
By: Christina Pomoni
From an etymological point of view, "love addiction" is a contradictory term. Love is all about building intimacy through honesty and sharing of oneself. Addiction is all about drying positive feelings and prevention from knowing oneself. Although the term doesn't seem to make sense, there...
Why women laugh more than men
By: Emanuel Dean
Speaking from a man's point of view and my experience with woman, I can honestly say that woman are just more open then men. Men are more stimulated by more things that make them laugh and get happy on personal level as opposed to a...
Thoughts on unconscious perception
By: John Cowley
Modern studies of consciousness actually date back to the last quarter of the nineteenth century when the comparatively new science of psychology started to emerge from its roots in philosophy and physiology. According to Kihlstrom (1999) the structuralist school of psychology began with Wundt and...

 

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