30-Second Psychology: The 50 Most Thought-Provoking by Christian Jarrett

By Christian Jarrett

The key principles in Psychology defined, with color illustrations, in part a minute. Pavlov's canines, Psychoanalysis, Milgram's Obedience research, and Beck's Cognitive treatment? yes, you recognize what all of them suggest. that's, you've got definitely heard of them. yet have you learnt sufficient approximately those psychology theories to affix a cocktail party debate or dazzle the bar along with your wisdom? 30-Second Psychology takes the pinnacle 50 strands of considering during this interesting box, and explains them to the overall reader in part a minute, utilizing not anything greater than pages, three hundred phrases, and one photograph. the interior workings of the human brain will all of sudden appear much more enjoyable, and alongside the best way we meet a number of the luminaries within the box, together with William James, Aaron Beck, and (of direction) Sigmund Freud. From Behaviorism to Cognitivism, what greater method to get a deal with in your internal demons?


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Research in positive psychology has uncovered tentative evidence that people’s characters can be strengthened by adverse experiences, such as surviving a disaster or living with an illness. In the realm of work, productivity has been shown to rise when managers focus on their employees’ strengths; in the context of therapy, researchers have found that it helps if therapists spend time considering their clients’ strengths, not just their problems. 3-SECOND PSYCHE Psychology should spend less time focusing on people’s mental distress and more time understanding and nurturing their strengths and virtues.

The American psychologist Leon Festinger showed this with James Carlsmith in a classic study in 1959, known as ‘the boring task’. Having performed an hour-long monotonous task involving pegs on a board, students were paid either one dollar or twenty dollars to convince another person that the task was fun and interesting. Afterwards, the students were asked by a researcher what they really thought of the boring task: those paid just one dollar said that they had found the task enjoyable whereas the students paid twenty dollars said that it was in truth terribly dull.

Introspection was used in the early days of psychiatry to describe a patient’s conscious mind. Superego According to Freud, that part of the personality that makes moral judgments and acts as our conscience. The Superego is mainly unconscious and formed through the internalization of one’s parents’ and society’s moral codes. An over-strong Superego can lead a person to be moralistic and uncompromising towards other people. WUNDT’S INTROSPECTION the 30-second theory Are you sitting comfortably? Now tell me, what are the contents of your conscious mind right now?

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