INSPIRATION - CONFERENCES TED. Les cinq facteurs qui forgent une personnalité. Les gens sont bizarres.
C'est un fait. Pour utiliser les termes de la psychologue et écrivaine américaine Hannah Holmes, les autres sont tous «singuliers» à nos yeux. Nous vivons dans une société composée d'individus compliqués dont les personnalités sont très différentes les unes des autres et difficiles à comprendre, explique Hannah Holmes dans son dernier livre: Quirk: Brain Science Makes Sense of Your Peculiar Personality (Excentricité: La science du cerveau donne un sens à nos personnalités singulières). En utilisant le modèle des cinq facteurs psychologiques (l'extraversion, le névrosisme ou neuroticisme, l'agréabilité, la conscience et l'ouverture), Holmes montre comment chacune de nos personnalités s'est développée avec ses particularités dans une interview au site My Daily (Ma Journée). «Je me suis posée la question suivante: si les personnalités sont d'origine génétique, et elles le sont, alors tous les tempéraments autour de nous doivent être bons à quelque chose.
The Secret To Emotional Control Most People Don't Know. Better emotional control is linked to lower levels of depression and anxiety.
The key to healthy emotional control is to be flexible, new research finds. People with lower levels of depression and anxiety tend to vary their emotional control strategy successfully depending on whether the situation can be explained. Dr Peter Koval, one of the study’s authors, said: Depression: 9 Powerful New Things Research Has Found Out. Jobs with highest depression rates, herbs that beat antidepressants, the four types of depression and more… Below are some of the latest findings from psychological research on depression.
(For those of you interested in my ebooks — currently on motivation and anxiety — you might like to know I am now working on a new ebook on depression. More news on this to follow…) 1. Jobs with highest depression rates Bus drivers top the list of occupations with the highest depression rates. 6 Habits That Can Fight Depressive Symptoms. Psychological studies support these six fascinating ways of fighting depressive symptoms. 1.
Change how you see the future It’s often assumed that it’s depression that causes a pessimistic view of the future. But it could be the other way around, a new study finds. Being pessimistic about the future may actually cause depression. The One Simple Question That Identifies a Narcissist. Study of 2,200 people finds that just one question will reveal the true egomaniac.
At first narcissist look better, sound more confident, have trendier haircuts and are funnier. But soon they become a pain. So how can you easily identify a narcissist before you get in too deep? The answer is: you just ask them. Until now psychologists have generally used a questionnaire with 40 items called the Narcissistic Personality Inventory. The Unexpected Sign You Are A Good Conversationalist. How your eye contact signals whether you are a good conversationalist.
People look away during conversations to stop their brain overloading, new research suggests. So, breaking eye contact allows us to express ourselves more clearly — perhaps indicating a better conversationalist. The finding helps balance out the common advice from ‘experts’ to maintain eye contact. Keeping eye contact is supposed to help build an emotional connection with others. Broadly speaking, this is true. 7 Weird Signs You Are A Really Creative Person.
Being sarcastic, ignoring deadlines and these five other unusual things are all linked to higher creativity. 1.
You are sarcastic Sarcasm can actually promote creative thinking, a study finds. Researchers have discovered that sarcasm can actually cause creativity, rather than just being its byproduct. Neuroticisme. Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre.
Radiate Charisma With a Technique Everyone Should Know. A behaviour that’s linked to higher perceptions of charisma.
People who are mentally quick on their feet are seen as more charismatic by friends, a new study finds. Speed is of the essence, though, the researchers found, while IQ and mental agility were not as vital as they expected. How To Get Out Of A Bad Mood. Cognitive Dissonance. Understanding this experiment sheds a brilliant light on the dark world of our inner motivations.
The ground-breaking social psychological experiment of Festinger and Carlsmith (1959) provides a central insight into the stories we tell ourselves about why we think and behave the way we do. The experiment is filled with ingenious deception so the best way to understand it is to imagine you are taking part. Motivational Interviewing Toolkit for the Metabolic Clinician. Hedonic treadmill. The Hedonic (or Happiness) Set Point has gained interest throughout the field of positive psychology where it has been developed and revised further. Given that hedonic adaptation generally demonstrates that a person's long term happiness is not significantly affected by otherwise impactful events, positive psychology has concerned itself with the discovery of things that can lead to lasting changes in happiness levels.
Overview Happiness seems to be more like a thermostat, since our temperaments tend to bring us back towards a certain happiness level (a tendency influenced by carefully chosen activities and habits). Hedonic adaptation is a process or mechanism that reduces the affective impact of emotional events. « Pourquoi sommes-nous heureux ? » demande Dan Gilbert. « Pourquoi sommes-nous heureux ? » demande Dan Gilbert. Le test du marshmallow. Selon certaines études scientifiques, l'expérience du marshmallow, c’est LE test qui permet le mieux de prédire la réussite dans la vie d'un individu. Pourquoi ? Parce qu'elle permet de mesurer la sensibilité à la gratification différée. Autrement dit, la préférence pour le long terme. 24 Daily Habits That Will Boost Your Intelligence. The inner workings of the human brain are still one of humanity's great mysteries. As neuroscience has advanced, we've learned that we can train our brains to think more clearly, be more positive, and better express creativity.
In fact, Steve Jobs famously trained his brain using Zen mindfulness meditation to reduce stress, enhance clarity, and boost his creativity. 7 Everyday Ways You Are Lowering Your Intelligence. How feeling like an expert, googling it and more could be lowering your intelligence. 1. The Personality Trait That Leads To Chronic Disappointment. Soyez un leader assertif! Think Twice Before Overdoing The Positive Thinking, Cautions Psychology Study. The unexpected negative effect of positive thinking on mental health. Dreaming about positive events in the future makes you feel better now, but may make you feel worse later on, new research finds.
The more positively people fantasised about the future, the more depressive symptoms people experienced up to seven months later, the study found. The findings kick against the ubiquitous self-help advice to ‘think positive’. Turn This Cheek To The Camera For A More Attractive Look. The cheek which shows more emotion and is more attractive. Believe it or not, our cheeks were not created equal in attractiveness or emotional expression. People’s left cheeks are generally seen as more attractive than their right, a psychology study has found. It may be because people tend to show more emotion with their left cheek than their right. The reason could be down to how emotions are processed in the brain. Broadly speaking, the right-hand-side of the brain is more involved in processing emotions… …and it is the right-hand-side of the brain that controls the muscles on the left-hand-side of the body. The Question That Boosts Motivation And Performance.
Self-affirmations are not the best type of self-talk to help motivate you. Asking yourself a question helps boost motivation more than a simple self-affirmation, research finds. In other words: “Will I exercise?” Works better than “I will exercise.” In the study one group of people told themselves they would complete an anagram task. The other group, though, asked themselves whether they would complete the task. The results showed that those who asked themselves the question solved more anagrams than those who ordered themselves. Further experiments showed that the questioning approach helped to boost internal or ‘intrinsic’ motivation. How To Make Friends: This Will Subtly Help People Open Up.
The Best Way Of Empathising Might Surprise You. Anxiety Reduction Technique Works Despite Disbelief, Study Finds. Top 10 Secret Signs Of A Perfectionist. Some perfectionists are also toxic to others. Wanting to do everything perfectly and appear perfect to others can be bad for the health, research has found. 4 Personality Traits That Affect How Long You Will Live. A Perfect Apology: The Two Ingredients That Matter Most. The Emotion That 'Vaccinates' Against Impulsiveness and Poor Self-Control. A Totally Innocent And Simple Way to Feel Happier. How To Instantly Read Someone’s Personality With One Question. 8 Steps For Handling Passive-Aggressive People. Why You Should Avoid Wise-Sounding But Meaningless Quotes. Nous préférons faire semblant d’être d'accord avec les autres qu’avoir raison.
Handwriting Has a Psychological Advantage Compared With Using Real or Virtual Keyboards. 10 Critical Things You Should Never Tolerate In A Relationship. 5 clés émotionnelles pour obtenir plus de recommandations. (2/6)