25 Places To Travel Around the World
Love this list! Anyone have suggestions not yet on this list yet?
25 Places To Travel Around the World
Been to 5 so far
And I will be going to Bangkok in a few months, so almost 6
I want to go to every single place on this list and then some.
I’d say some places in India need to be on there… Ladakh is one of the places I’ve always wanted to visit.
^Good addition to the list!
In this article, we talk about the correlational design and what it is.
One of the key take away is to recognize that most findings in psychology is best considered correlational. This means that a cause-and-effect relationship can not be determined. Alternatively, you can choose to listen to just the audio version below. Give it a read!
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Hmm, if you google asocial, it comes up as being hostile
Being hostile would be the more extreme case of asociality. However, someone who is asocial does not always imply that they are hostile; generally, when we refer to someone as asocial, we just mean that they don’t enjoy social interactions.
You guys may also want to give this a read for further clarification.
So, antisocial behavior is integral to sociopathic/psychopathic behaviors?
Yes, it’s part of it.
In your recent post, you stated that Antisocial people "violate others". What do you mean by that?
It’s to clarify that an antisocial person is not someone who does not enjoy socializing; the term we want is asocial.
Someone who is antisocial has little disregard for the rights of others. For example, he/she may hurt or bully and not care about it.
An Antisocial is Someone Who Doesn’t Care and Violates Others while a Asocial is Someone Who Doesn’t Like to Socialize.
I am guilty of making this mistake and confusing the two terms too before. I used to think that an antisocial refers to someone who doesn’t like to socialize but it turns out that in the field of psychology, the proper term for someone who doesn’t like to talk is called an asocial.
A Small Amount of Stress Helps You Remember Things Better But a Large Amount Hinders Your Memory
According to this article, which tested the finding on rats, found that some stress helped the rats performed better on tasks but too much stress causes their performance to fall. This seems to intuitively apply to human as well. When you think of the times you did well on something especially on school tests, too much stress will make you unable to study. For example, when you leave everything to the last minute and you feel that you don’t have much time left to study or when you find the materials extremely difficult. As a result, they create so much stress that you can’t study. However, some stress such as knowing that the test is important to you and that it shouldn’t be too hard allowed you to sit still and get things done. This is often the scenario correct?
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Closing Your Eyes Help You Remember Things
According to this article, it does a very good job explaining why closing your eyes helps you remember things better. It says that closing your eyes prevents you from distractions that occupy your visual senses. It seems that your brain has a limited capacity when it comes to processing information related to specific senses. For example, you are only able to process so much visual information at once. When you ask somebody to recall a visual object, chances are they are going to close their eyes or look up. The helps minimize visual distractions for them.
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Since I’ve taken courses in the following:
1. Counseling Theories
2. Counseling Skills
3. Forensic Psychology
4. Adulthood and Aging.
5. Abnormal Psychology
How was abnormal psych? I really want to take it next semester
It’s really good. You get to learn about the different mental health issues and disorders. This helps you become more aware of problems people may have. It’s a recommended course especially if you are pursuing a career in clinical psychology or counselling. Hope you enjoy it!
Talking to Yourself Improves Task Performance
Talking to yourself, also known as self-talk can be used to enhance task performance. There are two types of self talk: Instructional self-talk, for example, takes place when a person encourages themselves by muttering technical instruction to aid during the task at hand. For example, “step 1 I must first lift my elbow, step 2 swing my arm this way, step 3, follow through this way etc.” On the other hand, motivational self-talk is often used during endurance- and strength-related exercises. For example, “I can do this,” “This just takes practice.”
Blue Has a Calming Effect While Red Makes Us More Alert
One of the most interesting and memorable finding that I learned from my cognitive psychology class was the influence of colors on our state of mind. Colors not only influence how we think, how we feel, but potentially how we behave.