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5 Psychological Conditions Named for Disney Characters. These characters had their own fairy tales and books and, later, Disney movies.

5 Psychological Conditions Named for Disney Characters

They were also the basis for psychological disorders and personality types. 1. Peter Pan Syndrome Peter Pan is the boy who won’t grow up. Does that accurately describe a person in your life? 2. Sleeping Beauty is the story of a 16 year old girl who pricks her finger on a spinning wheel and falls into a deep sleep, only to be woken by a prince’s kiss years later. 3. “Rapunzel, Rapunzel, let down your hair!” See Also: 11 Disney Character Cameos in Other Disney Movies 4. Bambi, the cute little deer whose mother got shot and killed, is also the namesake of this other not-officially-recognized complex. 5. Ah, Cinderella. Why the Myers-Briggs test is totally meaningless.

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator is probably the most widely used personality test in the world.

Why the Myers-Briggs test is totally meaningless

About 2 million people take it annually, at the behest of corporate HR departments, colleges, and even government agencies. The company that produces and markets the test makes around $20 million off it each year. The only problem? The test is completely meaningless. "There's just no evidence behind it," says Adam Grant, an organizational psychologist at the University of Pennsylvania who's written about the shortcomings of the Myers-Briggs previously. Analysis shows the test is totally ineffective at predicting people's success at various jobs The test claims that based on 93 questions, it can group all the people of the world into 16 different discrete "types" — and in doing so, serve as "a powerful framework for building better relationships, driving positive change, harnessing innovation, and achieving excellence.

" A Harvard psychologist says people judge you based on 2 criteria when they first meet you. Harvard social psychologist Amy Cuddy.

A Harvard psychologist says people judge you based on 2 criteria when they first meet you

People size you up in seconds, but what exactly are they evaluating? Harvard Business School professor Amy Cuddy has been studying first impressions alongside fellow psychologists Susan Fiske and Peter Glick for more than 15 years, and has discovered patterns in these interactions. In her new book, "Presence," Cuddy says people quickly answer two questions when they first meet you: Can I trust this person? Can I respect this person? Psychologists refer to these dimensions as warmth and competence respectively, and ideally you want to be perceived as having both. Interestingly, Cuddy says that most people, especially in a professional context, believe that competence is the more important factor.

A Renowned Psychologist Says There Are 4 Personality Types Based On 4 Colors. Which Are You? According to the research of Dr.

A Renowned Psychologist Says There Are 4 Personality Types Based On 4 Colors. Which Are You?

Carol Ritberger — an internationally famous behavioral psychologist and author — there are four distinct personality types in the world, and each one has a special color. But in order to establish whether you are a red, green, orange, or yellow, you must first answer 10 quick and easy questions. Though it might not seem like such a simple quiz would be accurate, these results are dead-on. I was shocked by my analysis.What’s so great about this test — as seen on The Dr. Oz Show — is that it’s not just a regular personality quiz. What color is your personality? Please SHARE with friends and family so you can compare your results! Shut Up I’m Still Talking added a new photo. Thursday, 4 February 2016 10:07 pm Timeline Photos. Are You a 'Pre-Crastinator'? You’ve no doubt heard of procrastination.

Are You a 'Pre-Crastinator'?

You might be procrastinating right now by reading this story. But have you met procrastination’s cousin, “pre-crastination”? The term was recently coined by researchers from Penn State University, who define it as “the inclination to complete tasks quickly just for the sake of getting things done sooner rather than later.” Pre-crastinators are compelled to check things off their to-do list ASAP, whether or not the job is well done, according to research by psychology professor David Rosenbaum and Cory Potts, a graduate student.

The researchers came to this conclusion after studying the economics of effort. Measuring Students’ Self-Control: A ‘Marshmallow Test’ for the Digital Age. The “marshmallow test” invented by Stanford psychologist Walter Mischel and colleagues in the 1960s is famously known as a measure of willpower.

Measuring Students’ Self-Control: A ‘Marshmallow Test’ for the Digital Age

The experiment gave preschoolers the option of either eating one mini-marshmallow right away or waiting 15 minutes to get two mini-marshmallows. Decades later, those who were better at delaying gratification, and resisted immediately snarfing the treat, ended up with stronger SAT scores, higher educational achievement and greater self-esteem and capacity to cope with stress in adulthood. Now other psychology researchers have come up with a test that challenges the willpower of schoolkids to resist the brain-candy of today’s digital distractions — the YouTube videos, Instagram and mobile gaming apps like Angry Birds.

Some people are calling it a “digital marshmallow test,” although it’s tailored for an educational context and doesn’t involve any sweets or near-term rewards. Studying Self-Control in the Face of Digital Distractions Staying on Task.