The confirmation bias

Confirmation bias is a tendency to select, process and interpret information in a way that alines with one’s internal belief system. The confirmation bias is an example of a cognitive bias, a set of thought patterns that distort the objective interpretation of input in favour […]


The big five personality traits

Decades of research narrowed the paterns in which people described themselves down to five groups: Openness, Conscientiousness, Extroversion (also spelled extraversion), Agreeableness, and Neuroticism (or OCEAN for short). The “Big five personality traits” theory is currently the most popular and most comprehensive way to categorise personality traits.

Watsons Behaviorism

Watson’s Theory of Behaviourism

Unlike the “original” freudian psychology which explored the unconscious, emotional and other intangible concepts, Watson proposed that psychology should study observable behaviours measurable through scientific method.

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Introverts, Extraverts, and Ambiverts

According to Carl Gustav Jung, an extravert seeks intensive contact with the outside world seeking action and sensory input. An introvert instead focuses their energy internally, on reflection, dreaming and understanding.