The uncanny valley refers to creepy, unsettling feelings induced by things that appear almost human. Learn more here if you dare!
Fascinating article on research into faceblindness by Dr. Edwin Burns, Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Edge Hill University.
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A psychology classic, The Nature And Meaning of Dogmatism by eminent psychologist Milton Rokeach, was instrumental in stimulating research into the psychology of human belief systems and dogmatism as a personality trait.
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Sex on the Brain: 5 Pictures Sigmund Freud Would Have Loved!
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Thinking is Difficult, That’s Why Most People Judge. Think this great quote is by carl Jung? Think again and find out what he actually said.
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Classic article on the factors related to the ability to judge people accurately.
Welcome to the psychology mnemonics page here on the All About Psychology website. Mnemonic devices are extremely useful when you are trying to memorize information...
O.K., so the title pretty much gave it away. As long as I can remember, I have had to fight feelings of panic if the movement of my arms is restricted
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Accepting Change. Insightful article by Dr. Kevin Fleming on the ingrained resistance of nature and nurture.
Read the classic article on cognitive dissonance 'Cognitive Consequences of Forced Compliance' by Leon Festinger and James Carlsmith, in full for free.
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Insightful article by Peter Kinderman, Professor of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool.
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My mother is always fearing the worst and now I am thinking like this too. Something bad happens to someone and we both feel it will happen to us. Sometimes
I have a younger sister who 'zones out' sometimes. It doesn't happen too often (I think), and when it does she usually just stares off into space and acts
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