Psychology Projection: Directing feeling and thoughts to others

Introduction: Projection of your thoughts and feelings on to others is unfair on the other person. Let’s learn about what projection is, and it affects you and others in the world around. Your inner world has nothing to do with the other person, whether, in conflict or having a conversation. Expressing one’s beliefs, thoughts, and … Read more

What is critical thinking and how we learn

Introduction: To start with, be cynical, don’t believe every thing you read! Gathering information from “trusted sources” is critical in critical thinking, as with all thinking. We need to be able to back up our claims. If you do not have a trusted source, it is just an opinion without substance and is quite unbelievable. … Read more

Cognitive Dissonance: Mental Discomfort

Introduction: Cognitive dissonance is related to one’s mental discomfort, on conflicting attitudes, beliefs or behaviours. A feeling of mental balance, restoration of one’s actions to reduce mental discomfort. The Science: History: In 1957 Festinger ran an experiment to test people’s inconsistencies on the belief of one’s environment. As well as belief system and attitudes. Festinger … Read more

Misinformation on medical advice and finding real sources

Introduction: When social media contains misinformation on medical advice, individuals are in danger of believing it. Cancelling the distributors of this information will only ingrain their beliefs. They will create new accounts to spread lies on bad medical information. The cancel culture solves nothing, so let’s take a look at what that means. Also, what … Read more