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Psychology

Everything related to psychology.

10/19/2019 — Split Personality Model and The Consciousness and Subconsciousness

I want to propose a new model of how we should try to view ourselves and others, based on the consciousness and subconsciousness. The reason why I think having a perspective like I propose in this…

10/14/2019 — Amor Fati and The Septo-Hippocampal Comparator System

Amor fati means “love of one’s fate”, but I have always wondered how that would neurophysiologically look like. Although I am not a researcher who has the equipment to perform electroencephalography…

10/09/2019 — Psychological Entropy, Summary - Psychology, Neuroscience, and Theories - Medium

I will attempt to summarize the psychological entropy model by explaining some terms and real life examples. For the whole research paper and image source…

10/01/2019 — My Dog and Behavioral Affordances: From Biting to Licking

S o the idea I really like to convey in this chapter, is how the environment can really change us so easily. How we are not truly separate from our environment, and how we can sense that idea in our…

09/28/2019 — Autism and Psychological Entropy - Psychology, Neuroscience, and Theories - Medium

A peculiar element about this chapter is that I make use of ‘person-first language’. Instead of saying ‘autistic people’ I, instead, say ‘people with autism’ or ‘people having introversion’ to make…

09/21/2019 — Psychological Entropy, a Rare Field? - Psychology, Neuroscience, and Theories - Medium

Since I have written the chapter ‘08/03/2019 — On certainty’, I have been questioning myself if there is more to find on the internet that combines ‘entropy’ and ‘psychology’ and after Googling a…

09/14/2019 — Simulation Hypothesis and ‘Good and Evil’

(1) The simulation hypothesis is the idea that we may live in a ‘fake reality’, a simulated reality. Now, there are all kinds of philosophical arguments as to why this might be true or not, but I…

09/12/2019 — Males and Females, and Their Perspectives
  1. So there is this funny thing I found out recently, a certain pattern. Whenever girls describe something like their phone not charging, they describe it as “Well… apparently, my phone decided not…
09/08/2019 — Part Two: Free Will versus Determinism and Their Perspectives

I think psychological therapies need to be way more logical and ‘mechanical’ based. Knowing how the brain works and why, although this sadly doesn’t seem to be enough knowledge most of the time…

09/02/2019 — Part One: Defining Free Will, Hard Determinism

I think I am going for two different versions each with their own definition of free will: hard determinism and soft determinism. ‘My’ definition of ‘true’ free will (hard determinism) is that one…

10/21/2019 — Chapter One: Cognitive Load Theory and Autism

This is a follow-up chapter of 10/16/2019 — E-Learning Theory. In this chapter, I want to connect autism with the cognitive load theory, how people with autism get affected differently than…

Synthetic Psychedelics May Soon Replace Your Shrooms

Synthetic biology is being used to engineer the magic mushroom hallucinogen psilocybin.

The Introverted Leader - Startup Grind - Medium

I’ve always considered my introversion to be an asset — a strength that I can leverage and play to. Yet, even with the many publications and books out there about the power of the introvert, this is…

10/24/2019—Chapter Two: Cognitive Load Theory and Autism, Reducing Extraneous Cognitive Load – Autobiography

https://www.thehealthy.com/autism/parents-of-children-with-autism/ — 12 Things You Should Never, Ever Say to an Autism Parent Keywords and ideas People with autism → can easily experience high extraneous cognitive load → decreasing task-performance;Lower extraneous cognitive load → enhance focus and learning;Reducing auditory extraneous stimuli → noise-cancelling headphones;Reducing visual extraneous stimuli → a minimalist environment and reducing eye contact;Reducing…

Why Does Your Brain Think Influencers Are Your Friends?

What happens when our brain thinks Instagram influencers are our friends?

Ray Lightbown's answer to Does the notion of the lack of free will affect how you treat your patients as a psychother...

I tend to think that, if I were to know the complete and exact set of external and internal circumstances - thoughts, feelings, motives, constraints, cost-benefit analysis, etc. - then I might be able to predict how that individual will act, think, speak, feel and, in that sense, I might regard that the things that people do are pre-determined.

Thomas Musselman's answer to How does the cognitive load theory relate to autism? - Quora

“Compared with the non-ASD group, the ASD group required higher levels of perceptual load to successfully ignore irrelevant distractors; moreover, the ASD group did not show any general reduction in performance speed or accuracy. These results suggest enhanced perceptual capacity in the ASD group and are consistent with previous observations regarding superior visual search abilities among individuals with ASD.” Selective attention and perceptual load in autism spectrum disorder.

The Ongoing Controversy Over the Marshmallow Test - Elemental

What to know about the marshmallow test, the replication crisis, and the need for patience in social science.

Meet Your Brain’s Control Centers for Creative Thinking

How your brain creates innovative ideas and divergent thinking

If the World is Just Too Loud - Kelly Eden - Medium

My neighbor bought a new stereo and it’s loud. Booming bass, can’t-hear-myself-think loud. I think anyone would find it bad but what makes it particularly so for me is that I’m a Highly Sensitive…

Is It Depression, or Is It Anxiety? - Elemental

What is depression or anxiety? High rates of overlap and similar symptoms make diagnoses difficult.

11/06/2019—Part One: Cocktail Party Effect and Selection Theories of Attention – Autobiography

Keywords and ideas Cocktail party effect → being able to listen to someone while ignoring all the other sounds;Early selection models → filter is located and pre-programmed in the beginning of the process;Late selection models → filter is programmed at the end of the process;Broadbent’s filter → eliminates all unattended messages;Attenuation model of attention →…

Curtains Behind The Craft: The Psychology Behind Creativity

An in depth look of what happens during the creative process

The Label that Changed my Life - Change Your Mind Change Your Life - Medium

Sometimes as a kid, when I’d arrange my stuffed animals in their spots on my bed in the morning, I’d wish I was one of them so I could stay home in that comfort-zone. Although I enjoyed reading…