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Psychology

Altruism: Why Do People Help Others?

October 26, 2022

Altruism means prosocial behavior designed to help or benefit others. The motivations for altruistic behaviour are many and complex. They range from self-focused motives to true empathy for someone else. […]

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Psychology

The Consequences of Positive Stereotypes

October 25, 2022

When one talks about stereotypes, people usually think of negative stereotypes. But sometimes, stereotypes attribute positive qualities to a specific group of people. […]

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Psychology

Emotions and the Facial Feedback Hypothesis

October 20, 2022

Facial feedback hypothesis suggests that our emotions are an outcome of multiple factors that also include our facial expressions. The study proposes that we begin to feel the emotion that we are expressing on our faces. […]

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Psychology

How Do We Experience Emotions?

October 20, 2022

There is a lot going behind every emotion that is felt– stimulus, arousal and expression. Even though psychologists differ in their opinions on the workings of these, they do agree on the significant role they play in experiencing an emotion. […]

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Psychology

The Power that Social Influence Holds

October 17, 2022

When it comes to our behavior, we are all always sensitive to social influence. When made aware of the behavior of our neighbors or fellow group members, we try to imitate them and become a part of the group. […]

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