The experiment found, unexpectedly, that a very high proportion of subjects would fully obey the instructions, albeit reluctantly. Milgram first described his research in a 1963 article in the Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology and later discussed his findings in greater depth in his 1974 book, Obedience to Authority: An Experimental View.
— Read on en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Milgram_experiment
We are all worrying more than ever, given the pandemic, a racial reckoning, and extreme political polarization. Here’s what to do about it.
So when we react strongly to something, we can ask ourselves, “Am I reacting to what’s happening in this moment, or am I instinctively slipping into patterns from my past?” When we are stressed, we are more likely to revert to a less functional style of parenting, especially when our default is based in an insecure style of attachment.
— Read on momentousinstitute.org/blog/how-our-own-attachment-style-impacts-our-relationships
Katy Waldman reviews the new book “Chatter,” by Ethan Kross, an experimental psychologist and the founder of the University of Michigan’s Emotion & Self-Control Lab. The book examines the purposes and pitfalls of the inner voice, as well as how we can marshal it for greater use.
— Read on www.newyorker.com/books/page-turner/can-we-control-the-voice-in-our-head/amp
New research in psychology sheds light on the factors that shape our happiness.
— Read on www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/social-instincts/202011/three-pillars-permanent-happiness
Feel like you need a good cry? Here’s how to release sadness.
— Read on www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/emotion-information/202011/how-release-sadness
An averted glance gives a glimpse of the mind behind the eyes
— Read on medicalxpress.com/news/2020-08-averted-glance-glimpse-mind-eyes.html
So far, 2020 has been rough. Thankfully, six recent studies have helped me cope with these turbulent times by staying authentic and having a little fun while remaining a “realist.”
— Read on www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-athletes-way/202007/why-being-fun-authentic-and-realist-is-winning-triad
In April of 1995, McArthur Wheeler covered his face in lemon juice and robbed two Pittsburgh area banks. He reasoned that the lemon juice would make his face invisible to security cameras, in the…
— Read on medium.com/discourse/the-dunning-kruger-effect-explains-why-society-is-so-screwed-up-1432aca90aa8
You might imagine that all the sadness, frustration, anxiety, and shame my clients tell me about would start to rub off on a guy after a while. But, if anything, I feel like I’m a little better at…
— Read on medium.com/better-marketing/how-to-handle-other-peoples-bad-moods-like-a-pro-d004a7b2bc93