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Psychology

How Eyewitnesses’ Memories Can Be Affected

August 11, 2022

Memories can be declined and even altered as time passes by. That’s particularly true when its comes eyewitnesses, whose memories can change under the influence of certain factors. […]

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Psychology

Why Eyewitnesses Can Be Wrong

August 11, 2022

When the initial perception of an event doesn’t happen accurately, the accurate memory isn’t formed as well. That’s why the eyewitnesses’ reports aren’t always correct. […]

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Psychology

Effects of Attachment Bonds on Infancy and Later Years

August 9, 2022

The attachment bond that babies form during their infancy have larger implications. These bonds have a significant impact later in the life, influencing their relationships, emotions, behaviors, and even religious beliefs. […]

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Psychology

Attachment Bonds: Types and Their Determining Factors

August 8, 2022

There are three different types of attachment bonds that are formed during a child’s infancy. Genetics, parenting skills, mother’s temperament andcultural milieu have an impact on the bond between the baby and the caregiver. […]

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Psychology

The Significance of Attachment Bonds

August 8, 2022

The bond shared between a baby and a caregiver can positively affect the its overall development. Forming an attachment bond in infancy is important, as it contributes to the child’s cognitive, motor, emotional, social, and physical development. […]

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Psychology

Groupthink and the Error of Overconfidence

July 21, 2022

Many heads are better than one when it comes to brainstorming and problem-solving. Yet, it isn’t without flaws. Groupthink, although allowing for diverse opinions, can end up finalizing bad decisions which ultimately prove disastrous. […]

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Psychology

Problem-solving and Mental Shortcuts

July 20, 2022

While problem-solving, our decisions can, at times, be influenced by a bias we might have based on stereotypes. We can also be influenced by an availability bias, one where we overestimate the likelihood of something happening. […]

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