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I Find Psychology Interesting

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    What area of psychology do you find most

    interesting? Like I've said I'm starting a YouTube channel and was wondering what you find interesting or would like to see a video made on!
    Flackster28 Flackster28 18-21, F 2 Responses May 27, 2014

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    Have you ever woken up

    and just knew it was going to be a bad day? Sure enough, you stub your toe, people at work seem to be in a bad mood, and negative things just seem to happen. If so, you were likely experiencing a self-fulfilling prophecy. A self-fulfilling prophecy is when a person unknowingly...
    saxappeal saxappeal 46-50, F 4 Responses Dec 14, 2014

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    I'm reading a book at the moment called.

    Sex, murder and the meaning of life, if you are just starting, that would be a good book to give you a kickstart.
    aleinatree aleinatree 16-17, F 1 Response May 5, 2014

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    So I posted this on another group but: So have

    you ever heard of Sylvia Plath? She wrote 'the bell jar' (1963) 'Ariel' (1966), she wrote others too but those were her most successful pieces. She was born in 1932, and died in 1963. She would have been considered perfectly normal until she was 8 years old when her father died...
    BeautifulMyth BeautifulMyth 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    When I take an interest in things those things

    never work out. When I close my doors to opportunity those opportunities hammer me with overwhelming intensity... Them I open my doors to opportunity and that opportunity disappears. Every time, time and time again. I'm sorry if you feel like I'm shutting you out. I recognize...
    SammyJD11 SammyJD11 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 30, 2014

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    We become who we are we cant judge a book by

    its cover...... But you can by its first few chapters, and most certainly by its last
    1986shanet 1986shanet 26-30, M Jan 17

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    Had To Be

    I come from a family history of schizophrenia, manic depressives, and all that jazz. When I was about 14 years young I began having seizures. I was always into psychology so when I learned that the number one cause of seizures was stress I went into over drive. I can now think...
    dann042O dann042O 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 4, 2013

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    Elliot Aronson

    The last psychology class I took was Social Psychology with a text book by Elliot Aronson and a few other authors. It is the only text book I've ever read cover to cover. Aronson's name kept popping out at me throughout the read though. He had been doing studies in social...
    salaciouslyyours salaciouslyyours 26-30, F 5 Responses Oct 26, 2013

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    I find psychology interesting you find out

    fandom and sometimes shocking things about human behaviour which will ultimately make humans more understanding and things can be put in place to prevent/ help certain behaviours!
    Flackster28 Flackster28 18-21, F May 4, 2014

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    Ive just posted a video on youtube about the

    psychology of helping behaviour! Check it out- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OfRUc5Z8JIE
    Flackster28 Flackster28 18-21, F May 28, 2014

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    I love seeing how different people think

    and why they think that way.
    sroonaka616 sroonaka616 18-21 2 Responses May 5

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    leostrong leostrong 22-25, F Aug 29, 2014

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    Syndromes

    I love the fact or do I,? that we are now giving every human behavior a name or syndrome... PTSD=yea I got that lol Severe Depression= check Multiple personality -check In other words the list is long for me and many others..so they got a name..they got a medication... One...
    mommaceitta mommaceitta 51-55, F Aug 20, 2013

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    Happiness is a construct,

    it Employs more then one variable until jubilant times are reached.
    Jrock91 Jrock91 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 25

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    One cannot understand another's behaviors

    and actions, but only sympathize with the person.
    Letmebee Letmebee 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I'm just wondering would anyone watch YouTube

    videos discussing psychology theory principles and ideas?
    Flackster28 Flackster28 18-21, F 3 Responses May 15, 2014

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    FreeyourSoul FreeyourSoul 70+ 2 Responses May 6

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    Your Life On Planet Earth

    1. You will receive a body.  You may like it or hate it but it will be yours for as long as you live. How you take care of it or fail to take care of it can make an enormous difference in the quality of your life.  2. You will learn lessons.  You are enrolled in a full-time...
    UltraHighMonarch UltraHighMonarch 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 4, 2012

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    ninismalls001 ninismalls001 13-15, F May 15, 2014

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    4biandu 4biandu 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 4, 2014

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    I have a question. This is not a setup,

    and I really hope to get some answers from men as well as women. I need some objectivity here. Is it true that all victims of a sexual assault are not in any way culpable in any given situation? Is there ever a time where the victim is even slightly at fault? Is a violent...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 10 Responses Mar 25

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    There is nothing that will take the pain away,

    but eventually you will find a way to live with it, there will be nightmares and everyday that you wake up it will be the first thing on your mind until one day it will be the second thing
    1986shanet 1986shanet 26-30, M Jan 17

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    because I love people

    who are ****** up. I'm a first year psychology student and loving it.
    Rotteriffic Rotteriffic 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 21, 2014

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    So.. Behavioral Nueroscience

    So, ever since I was little I wanted to do some job that interested me and I made a lot of money. I like nueropsychology. First, I like knowing how people think. Why they did this or that.. So I did my research. A few Google searches later and I come across behavioral...
    kennedyhensen46 kennedyhensen46 18-21, F 6 Responses Jun 29, 2013

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     It's that..'what we can't have' thing.

    The EP community is a good example of this..Hehe I certainly can't vouch for this. *coughs*  ; )
    Mirages Mirages 41-45, F 10 Responses Feb 4

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    You know what's ironic?

    We have the best brains of all animal species on earth, yet we're so easily tricked. Psychology is used all around us. Like pricing something 99,99 instead of 100 to make it feel cheaper, or grocery stores putting bread and cheese so far apart, so you have to traverse the whole...
    Junkard Junkard 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 20, 2014

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    captaindani captaindani 13-15, F Dec 4, 2014

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    Attracted To The Brain As Long As I Can Rememeber

    Ive always been fascinated by the brain and how it works. The mind is very powerful and determines our every actions. What influences an individuals mind makes us unique in every instance and makes us react differently to different situations.
    vivynats vivynats 26-30 Aug 13, 2013

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    The mind is a fascinating thing,

    and when you get deep into the science of it, it basically creates our entire reality, from the metaphysical to even the physical. I've always had an interest in it and I love delving into the intricacies of it, although I have been giving it a break lately.
    AzureJasmine AzureJasmine 18-21, F 1 Response May 10

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    I have always been somewhat intrigued by the

    human mind, but my real interest started when I got severely depressed among other things and wanted to find out what the hell was wrong with me. It is a pretty common reason, really. I had a psych professor that at the end of the year told us that all of it is BS because of the...
    mmmfood mmmfood 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 10

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    Learnt about child psychology

    and loved it! Can't get enough, want to learn more. Totally fascinated
    lucycoco lucycoco 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 24, 2014

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    Mirages Mirages 41-45, F 7 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    The mind~ i love how the mind works

    and like studying disorders and syndromes. I dont know why though
    LonelyMisfitt LonelyMisfitt 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2013

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    "Often men who have been emotionally neglected

    and abused as children by dominating mothers bond with assertive women, only to have their childhood feelings of being engulfed surface. While they could not 'smash their mommy' and still receive love, they find that they can engage in intimate violence with partners who respond...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 1 Response May 7, 2014

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    I always wanna know why!

    !! and what people are thinking and why they think it. I wanna know what their choices would be and why. and what caused them to be like how they are. good or bad. but more importantly WHY?
    dksl14 dksl14 18-21, M Dec 4, 2014

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    Psychology says, the one’s

    that are hardest to love, are usually the ones who need it the most. (Source: Twitter)
    MFeisty MFeisty 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 27, 2014

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    I sing you lies Like Lullabies.

    The guilt slides off me And you'll never realize That these wise eyes Are a prized guise Fashioned to capitalize On cries Off all shapes and size. Cries for blood Cries of pain Cries for God Cries in vain Once you catch on (you won't) We'll label you insane. In the meantime...
    1986shanet 1986shanet 26-30, M Jan 21

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    Works for me..So, those thoughts about my

    frequent avi changes..it's related to this.If you don't get it, just bite.....something! ; )I do like a man who takes the lead.I think true, plus it shows a lack of passion.Interesting. Because they can't have it?
    Mirages Mirages 41-45, F 10 Responses May 10

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    Is it odd that I find psychology interesting

    but cannot stand therapists?
    sweetstar1 sweetstar1 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 18, 2014

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    Splitting Personality

    I've been meaning to make an attempt to explain the single most amazing experience in my life. 11/25-26/2011 was a rather interesting time for me and I'm not exactly sure what happened.  I spent the preceding days in a state of catatonic depression. Feeling hopeless and...
    UltraHighMonarch UltraHighMonarch 26-30, M 3 Responses Apr 18, 2012

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    The only difference between a sociopath

    and a psychopath is a sociopath stays indoors more
    1986shanet 1986shanet 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 13

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    I've always liked psychology

    because it's really only a bunch of theories and observations that people came up with and are trying to make sense of human behavior.
    mwessley mwessley 41-45, M Feb 25, 2014

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    I'Ve Lost Myself Along The Way.

    So, about half a year ago, I took a deep interest in how people thought of the world and it's assets and decided to experiment on my own conscious and broke myself. From that point on until now, I've lost many, many friends, and distanced myself from most of everybody I was...
    LightlySaltedSalmon LightlySaltedSalmon 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 2, 2013

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    I can't accept people anymore for who they are. Every time I meet someone new I never get anywhere with them. I've never been good with making friendships or relationships work. I...
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    Although I don't have the time for it, I would love to go back to school to get degrees in sociology and anthropology in order to better understand the human race...
    ThirtySevenX ThirtySevenX 46-50, M 1 Response May 11

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