Subjective Validation, Barnum Effect, Forer Effect

The Barnum Effect – Why People Believe In Astrology And Psychics

Barnum effect ”

The Barnum effect, also called the Forer effect, is a common psychological phenomenon whereby individuals give high accuracy ratings to descriptions of their personality that supposedly are tailored specifically to them, that are in fact vague and general enough to […]

chatbot as a therapist?

Meet the chatbots doing your job: Therapy Today, June 2018 Volume 29 Issue 5 https://www.bacp.co.uk/bacp-journals/therapy-today/june-2018/meet-the-chatbots-doing-your-job/

Woebot Think through situations with step-by-step guidance from Woebot using methods from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) https://woebot.io/

The chatbot therapist will see you now https://www.wired.com/2017/06/facebook-messenger-woebot-chatbot-therapist/

Wysa “Sometimes we get all tangled up inside our heads, unable to move on. Wysa […]

Social help resources

Social help resources for addiction, std, counselling, and others.

narcotics anonymous http://ukna.org/ gamblers anonymous https://www.gamblersanonymous.org.uk/ positive east http://www.positiveeast.org.uk/ http://dean.st/ 56 Dean Street: Dean Street is an award winning HIV and sexual health NHS clinic https://www.brook.org.uk/ brook: Sexual health & wellbeing for under 25s https://londonirisharc.com/ london irish abortion rights campaign http://pinktherapy.mobi/ pink therapy http://www.stonewall.org.uk/help-advice stonewall http://www.wgn.org.uk/ […]

Types of therapy

Types of therapy Types of therapy”When deciding on an appropriate counsellor or psychotherapist, it can be useful to understand the different therapies they may use. Although all can be effective, you may find one approach more appealing than another, or find that some approaches are better for a certain area of counselling or psychotherapy than […]

Transference

What is Transference And Why It Matters “Transference is a psychological phenomenon whereby we ‘transfer’ a way of behaving from childhood into adulthood – in situations which don’t really warrant it. It’s a big cause of trouble in relationships.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TPMrWGUfkl8

 

“Transference is a phenomenon characterized by unconscious redirection of feelings from one person to […]

Chimp Paradox

The Chimp Paradox By Dr Steve Peters Mind Management For Success https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-0TkV34ynzE

Optimising The Performance Of The Human Mind: Steve Peters At Tedxyouth@manchester 2012 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-KI1D5NPJs

The Chimp Paradox: Mind Management Tool For Happiness And Success By Steve Peters https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GV8SO7siFmo

 

 

ACT: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Acceptance and commitment therapy “Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT, typically pronounced as the word “act”) is a form of psychotherapy commonly described as a form of cognitive-behavior therapy or of clinical behavior analysis (CBA).[1] It is an empirically-based psychological intervention that uses acceptance and mindfulness strategies mixed in different ways[2] with commitment and behavior-change strategies, […]

Psychology Education and interesting links

Psychology podcasts: a clickable list https://digest.bps.org.uk/2007/03/11/psychology-podcasts-a-clickable-list/

University Subject Tables 2017: Psychology http://www.thecompleteuniversityguide.co.uk/league-tables/rankings?s=psychology

 

Psychology of Work & Study

Deep Work https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e_xOfkg5FUg

mihaly csikszentmihalyi: Flow, the secret to happiness https://www.ted.com/talks/mihaly_csikszentmihalyi_on_flow

What’s the difference between a psychiatrist, psychologist and psychotherapist | Episode 3 #Ask Mind https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rdySoiqLk3I

Psychotherapy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OxuZiqY5ypU

 

55+ Free Online Psychology Courses http://mastersinpsychologyguide.com/articles/awesome-free-online-psychology-courses-certificates

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Psychogenic Movement, Tic Disorders and Twitches

What is Psychogenic Movement? “Psychogenic movement is an unwanted muscle movement such as a spasm or tremor that is caused by an underlying psychological condition. Psychogenic movement can involve any part of the body and resemble the same muscle movements that occur with a biological condition or structural abnormality. Most psychogenic movement is involuntary—done without […]

trust

The Science of Trust, Oxytocin “Emotional Videos: Even watching emotional or heart warming clips can increase your oxytocin–47% on average over people’s baseline according to Zak! •Touch: Handshakes, fist bumps, high fives, hugs–they all produce oxytocin. Never skip a handshake, because that initial touch upon greeting sets you up for a stronger connection as your […]