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What Is Introverted Thinking and How It Is Different from Extroverted One

By |2019-06-15T00:37:38+03:00June 15th, 2019|Categories: Introvert's World, Personality|Tags: , , , , , |

Did you know that the Myers-Briggs Personality Theory uses our way of thinking to separate us into introverted and extroverted individuals? If this is a surprise to you, then you’re not the only one. I thought the personality traits of introverts and extroverts extended only to external behaviour. For example, the way we act around [...]

4 Signs of Overconfidence Bias and How It Affects You Judgement

By |2019-06-07T20:42:45+03:00June 7th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

Overconfidence bias is something we are all guilty of and we may not even realize how much it affects our judgment. What is overconfidence bias? Overconfidence bias, or the overconfidence effect, is a bias established in a person’s subjective confidence of their judgments. As a result, that person will consider their judgments as much more [...]

INTJ Jobs: What Are the Best & the Worst Career Paths for This Type?

By |2019-06-13T21:56:18+03:00June 5th, 2019|Categories: Personality|Tags: , , , , |

In an ideal world, we’d all be working in the jobs we love. If you are an INTJ personality, you might want to know what are the best jobs and which ones you should avoid. Before we start exploring jobs and suitable career paths, let’s get a basic overview of the INTJ personality. INTJ Characteristics [...]

What Is the Barnum Effect and How It Can Be Used to Fool You

By |2019-06-02T18:49:35+03:00June 2nd, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

Have you ever read your horoscope and thought that it was amazingly accurate? You might just be a victim of the Barnum Effect. The Barnum Effect, also known as the Forer Effect, occurs when people believe that vague and general descriptions are accurate representations of traits that belong to them personally. The phrase indicates a [...]

The Psychology of Anchoring and How It Affects Your Ideas & Decisions

By |2019-05-23T19:48:39+03:00May 26th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , |

Anchoring in psychology is a specific cognitive bias. It takes the form of individuals grabbing hold of the one piece of information they heard first, to the detriment of other information. You might know this as ‘first impressions’ – when someone relies on their own first idea of a person or situation. How the psychology [...]

8 Important Plato Quotes and What We Can Learn from Them Today

By |2019-05-25T11:59:08+03:00May 25th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , , |

The following Plato Quotes are profound, important and representative of his philosophy as a whole. However, before we examine these quotes, let’s take a look at who Plato was and what his philosophy amounts to. Who Was Plato? Plato (428/427 BC or 424/424 – 348/347BC) was born and died in Ancient Greece. He is one [...]

Debt Problems: Consumer Society’s Tool of Manipulation and Control

By |2019-05-17T17:12:36+03:00May 17th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought|Tags: , , , |

Life isn’t always fair, and debt problems remind us of this fact. Debt is controlling, so make wise decisions to avoid this. I’ve been in debt, oh yes, but I am thankful that it was a problem I fixed as soon as possible. However, I have seen other people’s debt spiral out of control at [...]

4 Ways Social Conditioning Secretly Affects Your Behaviors and Decisions

By |2019-05-15T15:49:09+03:00May 15th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

We all like to think we have free will and make our own decisions in life, but in actual fact, we are programmed at an early age by social conditioning. Social conditioning is a set of rules and behavior dictated to us by society. It’s very easy to see how we as individuals can be [...]