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I Am Interested In Psychology

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    i always wanted to understand people,

    like who they are beneath their skin, what triggers them, what motivates them...and i think i can understand the shades of a person by talking with him/her for sometime.... but ******* it i didn't chose psychology as my profession...and i deeply regret it..!! but i try to read...
    AlexGabriel AlexGabriel 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 8, 2014

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    how would you help someone with a delusional

    obsession? feel free to pm.
    TheDevilHerself TheDevilHerself 22-25, F 5 Responses Oct 11, 2015

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    I've never had any education in psychology,

    but I'm thinking about taking it at college. It seems so interesting! Why people do what they do, what causes it, how does the brain and mind work? The only thing I'm kinda worried about it that I'll get paranoid with myself, knowing exactly what caused me to think what I'm...
    InternationalDarkness InternationalDarkness 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 13, 2014

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    I find psychology to be fascinating .

    . . Specifically, personalities and personality disorders are what I find to be the most appealing. It is because I want to know more about myself and others, and learning about the things that make an individual. I plan to have a career in psychology, but I have not yet...
    RainCoyote RainCoyote 16-17, F Mar 5, 2015

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    So many people make decisions out of fear

    disguised as practicality
    FrostyMethod FrostyMethod 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 19, 2014

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    My degree's in it - or hands on Applied

    Psychology.y way of understanding and accepting the world around us. Although I don't believe in all of its social theories. There's generally a route physiological or psychological cause to actions and without knowing the full background story, you cannot assess and judge...
    PeterSp8 PeterSp8 46-50, M 1 Response May 18, 2015

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    Does anyone know why I have

    such serious problems with procrastination? I have bad anxiety, I hate my life, and I have to force myself to do everything. I feel like the real world is way to stressful and upsetting so I try to disengage by watching movies or going on ep, or researching things on Google but...
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 12 Responses Apr 8, 2015

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    People believe we are like.

    ....person. And i also believe l know who i am. But we actually don't who we are. Sometimes i'm shocked finding another me..in a good way and bad way. Yes.Psychology is very interesting.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 28, 2015

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    I am reading a book called "Rainy Brain,

    Sunny Brain" which states that positive optimistic people believe they have control over their circumstances and are confident that they can handle anything that life throws at them. However some people are sick and many times they are not in control of their disease process...
    unAmigo unAmigo 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 15, 2013

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    Attachment theory in psychology originates with

    the work of John Bowlby (1958). In the 1930’s John Bowlby worked as a psychiatrist in a Child Guidance Clinic in London, where he treated many emotionally disturbed children. This experience led Bowlby to consider the importance of the child’s relationship with their...
    saxappeal saxappeal 46-50, F 3 Responses Dec 15, 2014

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    The level of psychological instability on this

    site is fairly overwhelming . Every third person is manic , paranoid or both . Wtf...
    babazon babazon 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 15

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    I found many interesting facts

    and homosexuals and heterosexuals in my Psychology textbook. The amount of finger ridges between our left and right hands differ. Also, "homosexual participants had 39 percent greater odds of being non-right-handed" (Lalumière et al., 2000). So weird how hand dominance plays...
    pumkin106 pumkin106 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 4, 2015

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    How did you handle your second thoughts?

    Does it work for long-term? thank you in advance for your response :)
    whyacinth whyacinth 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 17

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    I have taken several classes

    and studied books. The human mind is mysterious and fascinating.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Dec 30, 2015

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    I think most of us are,

    i mean who doesnt want to understand why we behave the way we do or react to certain situations ect...Its something I'm looking into and studying righ now and I love it :)
    tasharyan tasharyan 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 3, 2014

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    SprinklesINF SprinklesINF 18-21, M 4 Responses Apr 13, 2015

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    I was talking to this other guy yesterday in

    here, and like. I've seen his stories and how insecure he is and stuff but when I talk to him he amazes me. He always refers to himself as "worthless" and I'm just sitting here like "dude.. are you high? You're the awesomest person ever" I mean his heart is as gold as his soul...
    CindereIIa CindereIIa 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 16, 2014

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    Do you know your enneagram

    or mbti type? I'd like to know if either of the profiles describes you well. I'm entp enneagram type 7
    zeusandwich zeusandwich 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 20, 2014

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    I plan on getting a PhD in psychology

    and becoming a criminal psychologist (:
    Sammie099 Sammie099 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 12, 2015

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    Just thinking..about attraction,

    what makes someone attracted to someone?,it's kinda instinctual like when you see a person with a certain trait or look you can't think that/fake it some people you'll automatically be drawn to or attracted to in a romantic sense.Like a certain expression,like a smile or a...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 1 Response May 19, 2015

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    Yeah i suppose i am..

    Ive been trying to learn as much as i can lately about different things related to psychology in some way,one has been personality types.Myer Briggs,also enneagrams.A bit obsessed with that lately lol besides that another thing not so conventional that's peeked my interest for a...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F Mar 10, 2015

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    I have mental problems myself

    and I have always been keen on the processes of the mind. How it works, how it makes the decisions we ultimately live our life by. I find the mind an amazing thing, mine especially lol ;o)
    ultimatehacker ultimatehacker 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 16, 2014

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    Didn't really know where to put this story.

    Awhile back when I was getting really wasted off of Xanax and alcohol something crazy happened. I was on gta5 a popular online racing game. I raced the same track 20 times trying to set a good time. I did decent but only placed like 100th in the world. I ended up getting...
    CreateTVT CreateTVT 26-30 3 Responses Jul 4, 2015

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    I have been interested in human behavior

    for a long time . It first derived from my own family of why we were so messed up. I wanted to understand so to prevent it in my own life and consequently my kids lives. All that being said I have learned quite a bit and still continue to learn. One thing I have learned is to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 5, 2015

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    When 13-15 year olds wanna be asked dirty

    questions .... Fml wtf ! Anybody who asks dirty questions or responds to these kinda posts should be ashamed ! They are children ! ......omfg could be my son in 10 years :( ...... Rant over :) lol
    roxy20122929292 roxy20122929292 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 15, 2015

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    In Two Minds

     According to a theory, the following is an example of how a fish remembers an event. A fish is swimming along in water which is cool. It begins to enter more shallow water which is warmer. As it swims further the water begins to get more murky and muddy. It then swims under...
    YBlah YBlah 41-45 3 Responses Jan 10, 2012

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    If I Went Back To College...

    This should've been my bachelor's. Back then I thought teaching was me. Took me years to see how psychology really is my true passion. Always looking for a way to get back into school again. Miss those days.
    itzcomplex itzcomplex 56-60, F 1 Response Dec 2, 2013

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    I am here. Neither there.

    But possibly somewhere, close to nowhere.
    Givingup766 Givingup766 36-40, M Jan 26

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    Psychology Classes Should Be Required In High School

    The study of psychology gives you insight into understanding human development and behavior. I believe having that knowledge and even an untrained layperson's understanding of the basic concepts of psychology enables us to be more understanding and tolerant of others' behavior...
    aFloridaBeachMan aFloridaBeachMan 51-55, M 15 Responses Jun 29, 2013

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    I have always been so interested in how people

    think and what makes them tick you know. Just how do you see the world we live in? Is it even the same world. Who are you inside your head. Just stuff that makes us us. But I never get to talk to people about them or how they think. why they think what they do and what it really...
    firebird3142 firebird3142 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 24, 2014

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    There are simply too many talented,

    manipulative ******* out there, ready to screw me over if I don't sharpen my mind to meet theirs. Survival of the fittest, I say.
    Akurou Akurou 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 22, 2014

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    Once I'm done with grade 13,

    I hope to go to uni for a degree in clinical psychology. The subject as a whole interests me, the clinical side is just one detail I'm particularly interested in learning. I wish there was more free courses online for psychology, and everything else, because I just love learning...
    GoodAsDeadMasterOfDeath GoodAsDeadMasterOfDeath 18-21, F Apr 19, 2015

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    I'm taking psychology

    and we're current learning about the main personality disorders. I know you're not supposed to self-diagnose, but I there are too many similarities. I think I'm either Schizotypal Personality Disorder or Borderline Personality Disorder. And I think my mother is too. I think she...
    Adamquinn Adamquinn 16-17, M 3 Responses Nov 17, 2015

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    So this is a question I've been thinking about

    for a while.. What is your opinion of dreams? Do you think they have some deep underlying meaning, or are they simply misfires of neural impulses of the brain?
    bumblebpea bumblebpea 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 25, 2014

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    How Not To Be Offended

    I found this interesting...wanted to share... :) There is an ancient and well-kept secret to happiness which the Great Ones have known for centuries. They rarely talk about it, but they use it all the time, and it is fundamental to good mental health. This secret is called The...
    someday2012 someday2012 41-45, F 7 Responses Feb 10, 2013

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    I've been really interested in the relationship

    between music and people. Different people like different music, right? What makes one person hate jazz and the other love it? I haven't been able to find any articles on it. Maybe the study is still a work in progress?
    LittleWolf21 LittleWolf21 22-25, F 3 Responses May 20, 2015

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    Groups..I have hard time feeling comfortable in

    them.I especially hate being new somewhere where there's a group of people,i feel really uncomfortable.I hate introducing myself,putting on this friendly persona,trying to persuade people to like me -_- that's what it feels like to me,I'm more used to rejecting being a part of...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 5 Responses Nov 7, 2015

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    I am only 14 but I'm hoping to study the

    application of social science at university when I leave school, I am interested in psychology and mental health and I'm looking forward to learning about gender stereotypes ect. As that section of psychology interests me the most.
    amyyisafgt amyyisafgt 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 9, 2014

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    I like trying to understand

    where people are coming from, what drives them to their opinion or actions. I don't even understand my own actions half the time but I always wonder where in my environment did I start developing the stances I have on certain subjects or issues.
    trailsonrails trailsonrails 51-55, M Oct 26, 2014

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