Tag Archives: Psychology

Seeing sometimes really is believing

The McGurk Effect: “The visual information a person gets from seeing a person speak changes the way they hear the sound.”  The video below demonstrates this illusion with the sound  ’ba’ that becomes heard as ‘fa’ when the movement of … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on Regret

Watch this 17 minute Tedtalks video of Kathryn Schulz talking about regret and why it’s not such a bad thing after all:

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‘…mutual knowledge of a relationship type’

In the 11-minute video below from RSA Animate, Steven Pinker discusses language and human nature.  As a transformative mediator, I have a relational worldview and a focus on communication that make this presentation of particular interest.  In addition, there are … Continue reading

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Web Clip: Jonathan Haidt on “The New Science of Morality”

Web Clip: “The New Science of Morality”, from www.edge.org: “Behavioral scientists routinely publish broad claims about human psychology and behavior based on samples drawn entirely from Western, Educated, Industrialized, Rich and Democratic societies.”  The acronym there being WEIRD. “Our findings … Continue reading

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