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Atlas of Emotions
The Atlas is an interactive site that helps viewers build a vocabulary of emotions
BBC: The Quiet Power of Introverts
Are you an introvert? If so, that's great! Animator Sofja Umarik (who is an introvert) looks at how it can be a real strength.
Monitor on Psychology
The APA’s professional magazine and includes articles, research summaries, the latest news, interviews, and more across the field of psychology. (APA resource)
Overview of Indigenous Psychology
An introduction and overview to Indigenous psychology which sees individuals as being a part of their environment rather than separate from it.
TED: Benefits of Daydreaming
Enter the mind of a bored teenager to discover what happens in the brain when we daydream and find out what purpose it serves.
TED: History vs. Sigmund Freud
Working in Vienna at the turn of the 20th century, he began his career as a neurologist before pioneering the discipline of psychoanalysis, and his influence towers above that of all other psychologists in the public eye. But was Sigmund Freud right about human nature? And were his methods scientific?
TED: How to be more empathetic
What is the best way to ease someone's pain and suffering? This animated video reminds us that we can only create a genuine empathic connection if we are brave enough to really get in touch with our own fragilities. (video description)
TED: The Importance of Focus
How might focus help you succeed? Using examples of famous people from disparate fields, such as James Cameron, Richard St. John suggests why focus is one of eight traits common in successful people.
TED: The Language of Lying
We hear anywhere from 10 to 200 lies a day. And although we’ve spent much of our history coming up with ways to detect these lies by tracking physiological changes in their tellers, these methods have proved unreliable. Is there a more direct approach?
TED: The Sibling Rivalry that Divided a Town
Explore the psychology of social identity and in-group bias and discover the conditions that cause people to turn against one another.
TED: What is Normal and What is Different?
Discover where our perception of what is normal comes from, and how it impacts the decisions we make.
TED: Why Do We Feel Nostalgia
Nostalgia was once considered an illness confined to specific groups of people. Today, people all over the world report experiencing and enjoying nostalgia. But how does nostalgia work? And is it healthy?
TED: Why Incompetent People Think They're Amazing
Knowing how our skills stack up against others is useful in many ways. But psychological research suggests that we’re not very good at evaluating ourselves accurately. In fact, we frequently overestimate our own abilities.
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