- The Four Kinds of Happiness (0) I have written previously about four major goals that one pursues in life: to recap they are Happiness, Success, Meaning and Morality. I […] 4 days ago
- The ABCD of Human Conundrum (0) The Human existence is fraught with many conundrums and dilemmas, the chief among them being how to live a good life and how to resolve the […] 2 weeks ago
- The Four Needs for Meaning (0) Roy Baumiester, has written about the four needs for meaning that all humans have and I find that a useful framework. He believes, and I […] 2 weeks ago
- Infants Reasoning About the World (0) The world may appear to be a 'blooming, buzzing, confusion' to infants, but within a few months infants are able to indulge in […] 2 weeks ago
- Research Summaries: Can Adolescents Learn Self-control? Delay of Gratification in the Development of Control over Risk Taking (0) Today's research summary is based on a paper by Angela Duckworth and colleagues, and examines the nature of self-control as assessed by […] 1 month ago
- Psychotherapy, East and West | Psychology | Sc... […] Reading philosophical texts can be daunting- sometimes the terminology and words are dense and sometimes you have to re-read multiple […] 6 months ago
- The ABCD of Personality Structure | Personality... […] Regular readers of The Mouse Trap would be aware of my ABCD model of psychology whereby all psychological phenomena are explained in […] 6 months ago
- The Evolution of Altruism And Its Relationship ... […] Altruism, put simply, is helping others or cooperating with others, even if it is costly to self. Of course, something like that cannot […] 6 months ago
- The Four Sub-Types of ADHD | Child Psychology |... […] Recently, I wrote a post about the four neural sub-types of depression. That classification was based on resting stage fMRI comparing […] 7 months ago
- The Four Neural Sub-Types of Depression | Abnor... […] Regular readers of The Mouse Trap will be familiar with my obsession with knowing how nature is carved at its joints or in other words […] 7 months ago
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- Useful Fictions: Why Beliefs MatterBelieving in false things sometimes makes sense. Free will appears to be such a construct.
- The Link Between Gratitude and TrustA new study sheds light on how gratitude leads to increased trust via positive emotions.
- Promoting FlowSelf-regulatory focus of promotion and prevention lead to different associated emotions like joy-sadness and anxiety-contentment. An effort is made to link the same with the concept of flow as espoused by Mihaly.
- Creativity and Intelligence Leading to Psychosis and AutismCreativity and intelligence, though related, are opposites on a continuum. The same type of dichotomy exists between psychosis and autism and the underlying processes are surmised to be similar.
- Useful Fictions: Why Beliefs Matter
- | The Four P’s of CreativityMany creativity research programs are narrowly focused on one aspect of creativity to the exclusion of others; an integrative focus will help move the field forward.
- | Creativity ComponentsCreativity is comprised of four factors. Just remember this equation: Creativity = Surprise + Originality + Beauty + Utility.
- | The Four P’s of Creativity
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