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My Research. High Existence (Build 20100401080539) Most people only think that there is one way to sleep: Go to sleep at night for 6-8 hours, wake up in the morning, stay awake for 16-18 hours and then repeat.

High Existence (Build 20100401080539)

Actually, that is called a monophasic sleep cycle, which is only 1 of 5 major sleep cycles that have been used successfully throughout history. The other 4 are considered polyphasic sleep cycles due to the multiple number of naps they require each day. How is this possible? How is this healthy? Well the most important of every sleep cycle is the Stage 4 REM (Rapid Eye Movement) sleep, which has been shown to provide the benefits of sleep to the brain above all other stages of sleep. Uberman Cycle: 20 to 30 minute naps every 4 hours, resulting in 6 naps each day. Everyman Cycle: One longer “core” nap that is supplemented with several 20-30 minute naps. Dymaxion Cycle: Biphasic/Siesta Cycle: Not even worthy of a diagram, the biphasic cycle is basically that of every college student in America. Lateral thinking.

Lateral thinking is solving problems through an indirect and creative approach, using reasoning that is not immediately obvious and involving ideas that may not be obtainable by using only traditional step-by-step logic.

Lateral thinking

The term was coined in 1967 by Edward de Bono. According to de Bono, lateral thinking deliberately distances itself from standard perceptions of creativity as either "vertical" logic (the classic method for problem solving: working out the solution step-by-step from the given data) or "horizontal" imagination (having a thousand ideas but being unconcerned with the detailed implementation of them). Methods[edit] Critical thinking is primarily concerned with judging the true value of statements and seeking errors. Lateral thinking is more concerned with the movement value of statements and ideas. Random Entry Idea Generating Tool: The thinker chooses an object at random, or a noun from a dictionary, and associates it with the area they are thinking about. See also[edit]

Pop psychology

12 Practical Business Lessons From Social Psychology. 12 Practical Business Lessons From Social Psychology It’s been said many times that business is all about people.

12 Practical Business Lessons From Social Psychology

That being the case, perhaps we should stop reading management books for advice and start looking at social psychology. Very simply, social psychologists study how people interact with others – their families, friends, and yes, business partners. Smart marketers and executives have been using the findings of this growing field for decades to close sales, hold effective meetings and get their way in negotiations. But rather than putting you through an academic psychology lesson, we condensed the most useful concepts into one article. The Foot in the Door Phenomenon The Concept: If you’re wondering how to convince superiors, employees or customers to do what you ask, try using the foot in the door phenomenon. How You Can Use It: This handy principle has countless applications in the business world. Next Page More Popular Stories: Dunning–Kruger effect. The Dunning–Kruger effect is a cognitive bias in which unskilled individuals suffer from illusory superiority, mistakenly rating their ability much higher than is accurate.

Dunning–Kruger effect

This bias is attributed to a metacognitive inability of the unskilled to recognize their ineptitude.[1] Actual competence may weaken self-confidence, as competent individuals may falsely assume that others have an equivalent understanding. David Dunning and Justin Kruger of Cornell University conclude, "the miscalibration of the incompetent stems from an error about the self, whereas the miscalibration of the highly competent stems from an error about others".[2] Proposal[edit] Dunning and Kruger proposed that, for a given skill, incompetent people will: tend to overestimate their own level of skill;fail to recognize genuine skill in others;fail to recognize the extremity of their inadequacy;recognize and acknowledge their own previous lack of skill, if they are exposed to training for that skill.[5] Awards[edit]

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Abnormal psychology

Psychoanalysis. Neuroscience. Disrupt Moral Reasoning. 6 Extremely Ethically Questionable Psychological Experiments. Last week we heard about a French game show in which contestants believed they were giving other contestants life-threatening electric shocks .

6 Extremely Ethically Questionable Psychological Experiments

The stunt was based on the Stanley Milgram experiment , a highly controversial test carried out on normal folk who agreed to take part in a bonkers psychological study back in the 1960s. Alas, that wasn't the only morally questionable experiment of yesteryear. It appears psychologists could get away with anything back in the '50s, '60s and '70s. So, we present a list of the most bizarre and ethically scant experiments ever conducted. 6. The teacher, who wasn't in on it, read questions followed by four possible answers. If at any time the subject indicated his desire to halt the experiment, he was told by the experimenter (in order): "Please continue," "The experiment requires that you continue," "It is absolutely essential that you continue. " 5. The guards were brutal, humiliating and demoralizing to the prisoners. 4. 3. 2. 1.

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