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How Digital Literacy Sets You Up for Success and Ways to Improve It

By |2020-02-07T11:10:12+02:00February 7th, 2020|Categories: Brain Power, Education, Education & Technology, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , |

Understanding your way around technology improves your chances in life. Digital literacy doesn’t mean reading a book online. The only difference between reading a physical book and reading online is a page versus a screen. There’s little learning in that because anyone can do it. Digital literacy means much more than that. It means learning [...]

  • cyberstalking

Cyberstalking: Examples, Tactics and How to Protect Yourself Online

By |2020-02-04T12:51:53+02:00February 4th, 2020|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Stalking in any form is insidious and menacing. However, cyberstalking takes this kind of threatening behaviour to frightening new levels. The internet has evolved to become the place in which we communicate effectively and quickly. For the vast majority of us, it is a safe and pleasant place to inhibit. But for others, it can [...]

  • Online Disinhibition Effect

Online Disinhibition Effect Explains Why Some People Become Jerks Online

By |2020-02-01T17:52:21+02:00February 1st, 2020|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

Trolling others is a common refrain for people online. Indeed, this behavior has become so common that it is now intensively studied by psychologists. Psychologists call this behavior the ‘online disinhibition effect’. But what is it that makes people behave this way? Who are internet trolls? Are some people more likely to act like jerks [...]

  • unethical behavior examples workplace

5 Examples of Unethical Behavior and How to Handle It in the Workplace

By |2019-12-06T15:13:39+02:00December 6th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , |

The workplace can be a contentious space, and it is likely that during your working life you will come across some form of unethical behavior. Whether it be being asked to do something you don’t agree with by your boss, or noticing a co-worker doing something they shouldn’t, it can be difficult to know how [...]

  • inernet communication life perception

How Internet Communication Is Changing Our Perceptions of Life

By |2019-06-29T14:27:27+02:00May 27th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Futurism & Technology, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

Who doesn’t use the internet as a means of communication these days? But have you ever wondered about the effect it has on how we perceive life? Internet communication has risen drastically over the last couple of decades. More of us own mobile phones, computers and laptops. Social media sites are a marvellous way of [...]

  • retain information easily strategies

How to Retain Information More Easily with These 5 Strategies

By |2019-07-23T15:41:46+02:00May 6th, 2019|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Do you ever feel like you’re expected to keep track of too much information? That there’s more going on in your life and the world around you than you can possibly remember? If so you’re not alone. The truth is most people are overwhelmed with the amount of information thrown at them on a daily [...]

  • effects of video games

4 Unexpected Effects of Video Games That May Surprise You

By |2018-11-20T14:01:32+02:00November 20th, 2018|Categories: Futurism & Technology, Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

It’s easy to make assumptions about the effects of video games. I mean, it makes sense to think that violent video games lead to higher rates of violence in real life. The reality, however, could be much simpler. For example, maybe aggressive people are simply drawn to violent video games? The problem is that we [...]

  • facebook depression

Facebook Depression: 5 Ways Facebook Could Be Secretly Making You Feel Bad

By |2019-10-16T21:15:26+02:00October 24th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Since social media became more popular among people, there have been studies looking into any potential side effects of long-term use. Is there a link between depression and using Facebook? There are a lot of differing opinions on what social media can do to someone. This is becoming particularly evident now that people can be [...]