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Of Veggies and CBT

September 19, 2013 8:33 am Published by Leave your thoughts

  We psychologists, and our cousins in related disciplines, are notorious for creating terms that we enjoy but that others struggle to comprehend. One such term is locus of control. It refers to a source of power or influence or, rather, where we perceive the power or influence to be. On a regular bicycle, for example, the locus of control is within... View Article

The Relationship Between Posture and Self-Confidence

July 31, 2013 7:50 am Published by

  I remember how amazed I was when taking my first psychology class and learning about research demonstrating that we can change our moods simply by changing our facial expressions. In many of those studies, participants started to feel happier after simply tensing certain muscles associated with smiling. In some studies, people felt even happier if they saw their own... View Article