Stressed-out feelings are very often stoked by self-sabotaging self-talk. It is very easy to catastrophize the situation, along the lines of “I’m going to have a nervous breakdown. It’s absolutely impossible for me to do this.” Off-kilter beliefs such as these are guaranteed to keep the vicious cycle of stress running at full throttle. It’s
Historians of science traditionally have not been much concerned with the general psychological traits and motives involved in the history of science. Ever since Whewell, many historians have documented and described the major events and trends in the history of science, and some, of course, have documented the lives of particular scientists, delving into psychological
As the least developed study of science, psychology has much to learn from the more established metascientific disciplines of history, philosophy, and sociology of science. The most important lesson comes from knowing the general stages that any scientific discipline goes through in its path toward maturity. Guiding the discussion of the development of each study
Când oamenii îşi împărtăşesc pasiunea sau entuziasmul pentru ceva, devin atractivi şi reuşesc mai uşor să-i convingă pe ceilalţi. Foloseşte-ţi propria putere de convingere, începând cu ceea ce te entuziasmează sau te interesează din mesajul tău. Dacă nu eşti convins de ceea ce doreşti, de ce ar face-o ceilalţi? încearcă să fragmentezi mesajul în părţi
As Election Day lingered in 2012, activity at the New York Times site spiked, as is ordinary amid snapshots of national significance. Be that as it may, this time, something was unique. An uncontrollably lopsided part of this movement—more than 70 percent by a few reports—was going to a solitary area in the sprawling space.