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Nudge [how small changes in words we use, our thinking, or approaches to problems can have a large impact]

Nudge

Summary:
– if you want to encourage people to do something, make it easy
– this alters the decisions people make everyday
– make the default, the “if you do nothing” option – I.e. 596 more words

Canberra Psychologist

The Power of Persuasion [American Psychological Association]

The Power of Persuasion

Summary:
– The six universal principles of persuasion (Cialdini)
– these harness the powers of persuasion / psychological motivations within humans… 592 more words

Canberra Psychologist

Raising Children in the Digital Age [American Psychological Association]

Raising Children in the Digital Age

Summary:
– A psychologist doctor is interviewed
– touch screens are ubiquitous
– increasingly children (from a very young age) have access to them… 305 more words

Canberra Psychologist

Bridging the Brain Mind Gap

Bridging the Brain Mind Gap

Summary:
– Brain & mind are often referred to as being one & the same
– the brain is physical… 777 more words

Canberra Psychologist

Phubbing

Phubbing: definition- the practice of ignoring one’s companion or companions (when in a social situation) so as to pay attention to one’s phone or other mobile device… 8 more words

Canberra Psychologist

Understanding Autism, Aggression, & Self-Injury

Understanding Autism, Aggression, & Self-Injury

Summary:

  • the key is to always try to work out & understand what a behaviour is communicating 
  • With loved ones we are always trying to figure out how to communicate best…
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Canberra Psychologist

5 Ways Not to Make Things Worse When Stress Is Overwhelming

Summary:

1. Don’t take the stress of the present moment and project it into the future.

Many of us have a habit of taking what’s happening now and then worrying about how it will impact the future. 343 more words

Canberra Psychologist