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Basic Human Emotions – A List that can help you in knowing various emotions

Basic Human Emotions – A List that can help you in knowing various emotions

Behavioural Psychology
The human body consists of both body and soul. The soul experiences various mental states like happiness, sadness, fear, excitement, and sorrow. These all states of mind are generally termed as basic human Emotions in psychology. Our brain produces emotions by combining bodily perception and cognitive appraisal. And the end result is what we see all around us. Emotions! Currently, there are two scientific ways to understand emotions. 1. Cognitive Appraisal theory: The intuition about the level of meeting your goals with the current situation is emotion. According to this theory, when you meet your goals emotions termed as happiness. Similarly when the goals are not being achieved the evaluation is sadness. While anger is the reaction that aimed at whatever is blocking the goal to accomplishing. 2. Bodily perception…
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Memory – Do you find it difficult to remember things?

Memory – Do you find it difficult to remember things?

Behavioural Psychology
For how many times a day you depend on your remembrance? Human memory psychology is complex. From remembering things for your exam, operating a computer, remembering the password of your ATM card, or cooking a traditional authentic dish for a gathering. All of these require you to focus on your memory. Surely no one can answer these questions. For countless times we use our memory in a day. But what exactly is Memory? How do they form? And why we feel difficult to remember things? In this article, we are going to discuss all these questions in details. What is memory? Human memory psychology is the topic of interest in cognitive psychology. From thousands of years, philosophers and scientists are trying to understand this branch of psychology. According to the…
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Consumer Psychology And The Science Behind It – Learn more about it

Consumer Psychology And The Science Behind It – Learn more about it

Business Psychology
Have you ever wondered why do organizations spend hefty amounts on marketing, different modes of promotions and discounts? Even the brands with a good reputation in the market keep on trying to convince you to buy the products? And the amazing part is still some of the people buy that product but the others go for the competitor's offering. Well! here comes the role of consumer psychology. Do you think you should be generating a better understanding about the basics of this science to know what is actually going on? Obviously, that would help you in getting to know the gimmicks of these large companies in a better way. Yeah, so next time, you won't fall into their prey? So, let's start our journey to find what is consumer psychology.…
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Bullying – Is bully a culprit or a victim? Find it out now!

Bullying – Is bully a culprit or a victim? Find it out now!

Behavioural Psychology
Bullying hurts. Yeah, nearly everyone has faced it in one form or the other. Apparently, bully is a culprit who deserves our hate, isn't it? But have you ever given a deeper thought into the entire concept of bullying and being bullied. Being bullied, is no doubt, being a victim but what about the bully? Have you ever observed someone showing aggressive behavior? The one who continuously and intentionally causes the discomfort or harm to other people. It is bullying. There can be many different types associated with it. It can be seen in the form of words, subtle actions, and even physical contact. But what about the harm a bully creates for themselves? Is a bully always culprit or the victim of his behavior? In this article, we will…
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Persuading People is a science. Learn how to Persuade People?

Persuading People is a science. Learn how to Persuade People?

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From asking for a promotion, tempting a grade, arguing in, bargaining for the price of anything, or interacting with friends or family, it is persuasion that we all are using. It is a powerful action to influence people. It has a strong impact on society as a whole. From mass media to legal decisions, news to advertising and from politics to personal relations, persuasion is at work everywhere. But how to persuade people? "From time to time, all of us fool ourselves.....to keep our beliefs and thoughts consistent with everything we have decided or done already." Robert Cialdini What is Persuasion? Persuasion is a kind of communication that changes our thoughts and attitude towards something. It is a motivation that reduces cognitive dissonance. Persuasion changes the attitude, behavior, and cognition…
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What is manipulation? 5 signs to know if you are being manipulated?

What is manipulation? 5 signs to know if you are being manipulated?

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Would you like to be exploited by anyone? And what about being manipulated? We know no one likes to be a puppet of anyone’s hands. But what about making people do what you want them to do? This wouldn't sound like a bad option though, isn't it? So, what is manipulation? Hope this is not a bad option. You will justify your way of manipulation as persuasion. Manipulation is everywhere and everyone manipulates others whether he/she is a master manipulator or your toddler or infant. We are surrounded by every kind of manipulators and you never know maybe you are also one among them. What is manipulation all about?              Manipulation is not an art of making people do what you want them to do. It is about making them want…
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Cognitive Dissonance-Is It Really There? Learn How To Avoid It

Cognitive Dissonance-Is It Really There? Learn How To Avoid It

Behavioural Psychology
Many times in life our ideas, thoughts, behaviors, and beliefs contradict each other. Have you ever felt uneasy after telling a lie? Was there a time when your actions conflicted with your beliefs? Or have you ever experienced mental conflicts - a time when your beliefs or assumptions contradict by a different kind of information? If yes, then it means you have most likely faced Cognitive dissonance. Everyone wants consistency in their beliefs and attitude. There are several measures people take to relieve tension or unease that the conflicts can create. Here are some of the things that people avoid: People avoid new informationReject itTry to explain itSometimes people persuade that no conflict exists in realOr they use other defensive means to preserve believes. What is cognitive dissonance? In 1954 an…
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Boost Your Self-Confidence With These 4 Basic Steps

Boost Your Self-Confidence With These 4 Basic Steps

Personality Growth
Almost every one of us gets persuaded by a person who Speaks, holds their head high, readily admits their unawareness about anything, and answer the questions assuredly. You'll probably be thinking about such an individual whose confidence is unmatchable and you wonder how they boost their self-confidence. Are you sure about your feelings, judgments, and decisions? You should better review your thoughts and actions. After listening to this kind of statements do you feel a little uncomfortable or confused? If YES! Then you are losing your self-confidence. Let’s understand the meanings of self-confidence and why it is important to be confident? What is self-confidence? Let’s understand the meanings of self-confidence and why it is important to be confident. The definition of self-confidence explains it as a mechanism of living life…
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What is mental health and how can you measure it?

What is mental health and how can you measure it?

Behavioural Psychology
Being healthy is a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being. Physical health and mental serenity are the ultimate goals of a blessed life. The mental health of a person defines their ability to enjoy life. Daily life, relationships, and physical health also depend upon mental fitness. What is mental health? There are many definitions to define this concept: According to WHO (World Health Organization), Mental health is defined as: ''It is a state of comfort that helps an individual to realize their abilities. It helps them to cope with the stresses of daily life and aids them to work fruitfully and productively. This mental well-being assures the positive contribution of the person in his/her society.'' Mental health is not only the absence of mental disorders. It also refers…
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Dependent Personality Disorder – Is our generation really facing it?

Dependent Personality Disorder – Is our generation really facing it?

Behavioural Psychology
As people say: ''Never be dependent on others too much. Because it is confirmed that someday you will have to walk all alone''. But sometimes it is like feeling threatened by self-reliance and sheltered in submission. Is this dependent personality disorder? It is a fact that humans are social creatures. We need each other. Even the mental health of a person can also be partially defined by their supple interdependence and the substantial emotional attachment with loved ones and people around them. But... Is being dependent on others is an ailment??? What the ''Dependent Personality Disorder" (DPD) is all about? Let's explore: Dependent Personality Disorder (DPD): Dependent personality disorder (DPD) is an abnormal mental condition. In DPD a person depends too much on others. This dependence could be to fulfill their…
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