By: Wayne Leon Learmond
For people who are naturally self-confident then self-confidence within themselves may come easy enough. For those of us who are not, then the question of how to be more confident, and trusting of ourselves is always with us. Confidence within ourselves may never come easy...
Risk aversion as a psychological concept
By: Drake Tae
As one might expect, the philosophical concept known as "risk aversion" deals with evaluating how and why someone is predisposed to avoiding risks. For instance, most individuals have some risk aversion as it's necessary to survive. Common sense would dictate a person in good financial...
Psychological views on theism
By: Drake Tae
Psychology has resulted in many views regarding religion and belief in God. Freud thought God was an extension of the Father figure and a belief individuals should seek to overcome. Jung did not profess to know the answers regarding belief in God, but he theorized...
What is the Overconfidence Effect in Psychology?
By: Drake Tae
Most people have encountered someone they think is overconfident. In many cases, individuals may recall cases where they were overconfident themselves. As perhaps an overly skeptical individual, I can only recall two cases where I considered myself "extremely confident" and was wrong. These were humbling...
What is the planning fallacy
By: Drake Tae
Constantly, psychology is revealing that people have habits that aren't particularly beneficial in our everyday life. Although it's difficult whether the cause is genetic or cultural, both, or something else, the planning fallacy is just another example of am inconvenient human tendency. More specifically, it...
How to instill confidence in yourself
By: Youngbear Roth
"… The body is mortal, but your true self is eternal, larger and more encompassing than we dare believe. This is a powerful concept. It is a confidence builder at the same time that it helps us to better understand who and what we are...
Understanding different aspects of obessive compulsive disorder
By: Rob Price
Everyone Is Different: Understanding The Various Forms of O.C.D. O.C.D. has become a huge buzz-word in media circles today. Any active television watcher is confronted with programming based on the disease; in hopes that the awareness of O.C.D. will...
Why people fail in life
By: Effie Moore Salem
People fail in life because they program themselves to fail. Of course they don't do this consciously, but they do it non-the-less. Ways in which this happen varies: They decide on careers that they are not mentally and physically capable of handling; they don't apply...
By: Basel Varsally
Psychology is looking at the Human mind with its other differing aspects. The basics of the mind are its exposed and hidden faculties. Known names in psychology such as Sigmund Freud and Ivan Pavlov all held their unique view about how people behave and why...
What is cognitive psychology?
By: Saba Sajjad
Cognitive psychology is branch of psychology, which deals with the perception, learning, and thoughts of people. Cognitive psychologists study how people perceive, remember and think about information. Now the question arises about influencing human cognition. Is it nature or Nurture? The most accepted current view...

 

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