There’s no doubt that success in the game of poker relies on both the skill of the player and a little something extra. So, what goes on in the mind of a successful poker player? Looking at the psychology behind their behavior can provide answers to questions about what gives them their edge. Continue reading
While The American Psychological Association currently only recognizes 100 phobias, it is estimated that there are actually over 500 phobias in existence throughout the world. One of the most intriguing – particularly in light of the beauty and youth obsessed age in which we live – is Gerascophobia. Continue reading
There is a great deal of difference between being a good and bad project manager, although it may initially appear to only be a fine line separating the two. Often, behavioural skills play a major role in the way that a team works together and there are many conflicting studies on project management that can make understanding your role more complicated. No two teams are the same and what is able to motivate one individual might not motivate another. However, from a psychological standpoint, there are a few key principles that should be applicable to any team, in any industry, to improve performance. Continue reading
Today, buying a new printer and a stack of printing paper is pretty straightforward. Likely, the only concerns a potential customer may have are related to product quality and whether or not purchasing said products is likely to result in cheap printing costs. However, the quality of your printer and your printing paper may actually have a profound effect on a person’s psychology. How is that possible? Consider these 4 ways mentioned below:
In this video Charlie from Charisma on Command breaks down the psychological underpinnings of PewDiePie’s unrivaled success on YouTube.
In this TED Talk Ben Ambridge discusses and debunks popular myths about brain function and human psychology.