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    Dealing With Aggression I had an encounter at

    work on Christmas Eve that i am going to relay here for a couple reasons. Primarily it is a wonderful example of key elements in the basic psychology of aggression. Of course my aim here is more than simple edification or entertainment. Certainly my ego takes pride in my ability...
    turtlesplash turtlesplash 41-45, M 2 Responses Dec 25, 2013

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    I am only attracted to highly intelligent

    people. If you believe you have great things to talk about please message me !:)
    jacqueline212 jacqueline212 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    I can't wait to graduate from this psych tech

    program that I'm in. I have 4 more weeks to go! I want to work in a psych ward but for my first job, I'll be hopefully going to Coalinga State Hospital. Their population is sexual violent predators only BUT they pay VERY good. I only want to be there for a year or two to get...
    Brody1530 Brody1530 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 15

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    Instead of getting even

    or teaching someone a lesson when they do you wrong, consider teaching yourself a lesson instead. Revenge keeps you psychically connected to another in a negative way. Release yourself through the liberating act of forgiveness, and learn a truly valuable spiritual lesson.
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    So much, that is what I am going to school for.

    I want to help people. The same way, I was helped. I want to apply what I have learned, in therapy, and share it with others. The brain is such a fascinating thing. And to study more on how the brain works, would be a dream come true for me. I can't wait to attend school, so...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    "" REAL LOVE" is much more satisfying

    than any sense pleasure or money.Moreover a way of life based on mindfulness and wisdom will make this life worth living.
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 17

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    I'm currently in 9th grade.

    I take high school seriously because I've seen people on my Facebook who didn't really succeed in high school, and wish they had done better. I want to have a bright future when I get older & I want to be the best that I can. I'm not an over achiever but I just try to aim for...
    brianag96 brianag96 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 7

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    I am an advanced psychic

    and am learning about positive psychology I absolutely love it next on the list is social psychology I am big on learning
    Rakiea Rakiea 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    Whitney

    Such a talented person will be laid to rest today. I so sad this is how it ends for Whitney Houston at the age of 48. I listened to some of her songs again recently and it made me even more sad that how great she was and how drugs and alcholol and being with the wrong people...
    asianbeachgirl asianbeachgirl 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 18, 2012

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    Self worth - it is the pinnacle

    and reason for our drive in life. It's is the thing we need most for us be able to get up and live with another day. Some people seek it in their looks and also post up pics on social medias to find the attention . Some of us seek self worth by fitting in with others and do...
    stephenrko stephenrko 31-35, M 3 Responses Sep 26

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    I love Psychology it's the best subject I have

    ever studied! I've studied this subject from when I was 13 years old and it has impacted my life!I think it changed my life as well in a good way made me see things in a different way and given me another perspective of life and people!Observing people and their behaviour giving...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 11

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    I have a psychology and counselling degree

    and have always been interested in human behaviour....always scrutinising my own:((
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Dec 31, 2013

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    A experiment that I found really interesting

    was the Psychology Perceptual adaptation - perception of the upside down world!  'Vision Without Inversion of the Retinal Image,' in 1897 psychologist Stratton did a experiment using upside down goggles which inverted the world!The image that hits the retina of...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 27

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    I like to try to spot psychological phenomena

    among people I know. Unfortunately, I see the Dunning-Kruger effect pretty often.
    Hizzane Hizzane 22-25, M 2 Responses Oct 22

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    Studying the minds of others is interesting

    considering you yourself are only human. We are pretty flawed so the fact that others seek help from a therapist is sort of amusing considering the person you are paying to help you also has their own demons they fight....we all have problems but perhaps we desperately seek the...
    FeelAgain FeelAgain 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 6

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    I Love Psychology Studies.

    I absolutely love psychology and studying the different types of personalities. I have three college degrees in psychology. I am degreed in psychology, forensic psychology, and social psychology. I am a forensic psychologist and have worked within the criminal justice system...
    foxybarbara foxybarbara 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 30, 2013

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    I am in college and taking two courses of study.

    They include nursing and psychology. Some day I want to work as a nurse in the area of mental health.
    springbreak2014 springbreak2014 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 28

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    So Fascinating

    I've had a passion for psychology since I was 11. I stumbled across a psychology website one day and my mind was just blown at how fascinating it is. The human mind is so unlike the body, that it can't be directly observed. It's so mysterious. It's scary sometimes, but it's...
    staystrong11 staystrong11 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 14, 2012

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    The Problem of Emotional Trauma People like to

    think of themselves as rational animals but this is a fallacy. We are simply the animals with the most reason, but we are anything but rational [just take a look at society]. It is emotion that forms the fundamental substance of our subjectivity and that shapes all our attitudes...
    turtlesplash turtlesplash 41-45, M 9 Responses Jan 6

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    It never ceases to amaze me the amount of

    narcissistic and self absorbent people their are on here. The fact that many can be anonymous truly brings out the monster in certain individuals.
    Grenade36 Grenade36 22-25, M 4 Responses May 9

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    Belive in your own abilities.

    You have everything you need within you to become the best possible version of yourself. Believe that you can. Believe that you're capable of pushing harder and farthwr than you have before. Believe that you're young enough, old enough , smart enough and strong enough to...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F Nov 8

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    I find it ironic that I do my best to make sure

    my friends are happy and I help talk to them about their problems, yet I'm the one who is depressed
    Tbone33 Tbone33 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 18

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    At what age should you have your life together?

    What age should you have a house, family, car (paid for or not)? What age should you stop hanging out and partying?
    PandaLadi PandaLadi 26-30, F 6 Responses Oct 8

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    Art Therapy

    So with all this college stuff coming up, I'm trying to decide what I'm going to do. Thinking about doing art therapy with a major in psychology. Art therapy combines teaching art with psychotherapy. Hopefully I can use my experiences with mental disorders in a positive way to...
    Tofadeintothenight Tofadeintothenight 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 23, 2013

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    I take it as a subject,

    in fact. But boy, sometimes the older studies from the darker times back in the day can be truly horrific. But even then, it's fascinating, almost like how you can't stop looking at a car crash even despite the horror of it. Still, despite these...reservations, I think...
    Gauntlets28 Gauntlets28 18-21, M 4 Responses Sep 3

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    ~ I Am Both ~

    "Left brain: I am the left brain. I am a scientist. A mathematician. I love the familiar. I categorize. I am accurate. Linear. Analytical. Strategic. I am practical. Always in control. A master of words and language. Realistic. I calculate equations and play with numbers. I am...
    Evangeline1985 Evangeline1985 26-30 2 Responses Jan 23, 2013

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    I just finished my first personal statement

    draft for studying psychology in uni next year :) it's the most interesting subject there is that opens your mind in a way no other subject can. I want to go into PR when I'm older and it's a good degree for that so fingers crossed it all goes well!
    minmins07 minmins07 16-17, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I admire Sigmund Freud

    and Carl Jung.
    tah34 tah34 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 4

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    There comes a time in life

    when you have to let go of all the pointless drama & the surround yourself with people who make you laugh so hard that you forget the bad and focus solely on the good. After all, lufe is too short to be anything but happy.❤️
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    One of my favourite study is by Strack,

    Martin, & Stepper (1988) Facial study! Participants were told to hold a pencil between their teeth while watching cartoons! Participants were split into 2 groups - group 1 held a pencil lengthways between their teeth in a way to mimic a smile whereas group 2 held a pencil...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 22

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    Even though I don't study it,

    I'm really good at getting to the heart of a mental, physical or emotional problem. I do it as a hobby or when people need advice. :)
    Retilan Retilan 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 6

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    Recently changed my major to Psychology.

    Best choice I've ever made. Thinking about going into criminal profiling. Any psych majors out there?
    ncon08 ncon08 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 18

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    Be willing to step outside your comfort zone

    once in a while; take the risks in life that seem worth taking. The ride might not be as predictable if you'd just planted your feet and stayed put, but it will be a heck of a lot interesting.
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F 2 Responses Nov 16

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    Psychology Adventures

    I studied psychology during my college years and I have to say it was a real intellectual adventure and thoroughly enjoyed it. I primarily focused on research and volunteered to be a cognitive lab assistant at my school. However, I was interested in how spiritual practices, such...
    ThatOneAloofGuy ThatOneAloofGuy 26-30 2 Responses Dec 6, 2013

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    A conscous creator is someone

    who chooses their life purpose, creates his own value system. When you feel frustrated, depressed, or powerless, it's because you have allowed others to choose what is right for you. If you want to feel happy and in control, you have to listen to the divine authority within you...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F 2 Responses Nov 7

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    I have my bachelors degree in Psychology.

    Graduated from CSU Channel Islands. I plan to do a Masters Degree and a PH.D
    heartshinegirl heartshinegirl 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 20

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    People will think what they want to think.

    No matter how carefully you choose your words and mannerisms, there's always a good chance they'll be misinterpreted and twisted upside down by someone. Does this really matter in the grand scheme of things? No, it doesn't. How others see you it is not important. How you see...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F 2 Responses Nov 9

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    I love psychology, I want to study it in

    college, and try to be a child psychologist. I want to help people and I thought maybe that would be a great way to do it.
    Anotherrose96 Anotherrose96 18-21, F 2 Responses May 1

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    "If It Weren't For You" Game Analysis

    (2 Handed Game) Roles:  Domineering Husband (Action/metaphorically--back hand to wife)                Restricted Wife (Response/metaphorically--kick in the knee back at husband)             Thesis: (Reassurance) "It's not that I am afraid, it's just...
    OneVoice36 OneVoice36 36-40, F 5 Responses Dec 27, 2010

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    It is cool to have a discipline wich studies

    human behaviour,thoughts and feelings.Incredible tool really helpful towards personal growth and improving our day by day lives.
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 28

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    This story deals with the following:

    Relationships, Jealous, Anger, Anxiety, Depression, and Self-help. Will it last? Wanna find out? xD http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/meet-catch-and-keep/201410/5-ways-tell-if-relationship-might-last?tr=MostViewed AYE, dudes! Check this one out: JEALOUSY OVER "STUPID THINGS...
    NeverForgeIt NeverForgeIt 16-17, F Oct 28

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    Just Love It

    I am already interested in psychology since I was in high school. When I want to continue to college, I actually want to take psychology major, but my mom didn't agree, so instead, I took human resource management. This is my third year in college and next year, I will officially...
    TulipsLover TulipsLover 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 9, 2013

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    A new part of the brain was discovered ,

    or re discovered . It's called the Vertical occipital fasciculus(VOF) it connects the occipital lobe to the comprehension area of the brain. This is a pretty amazing re-discovery .
    jacqueline212 jacqueline212 16-17, F a week ago

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    The ego often gets in the way of true

    connections with other people. It is our ego that gets in the way of our saying the important things, like, "i'm sorry, " "i miss you," " I love you," So when we let go of our ego, let people into our hearts, and being to share our vulnerabilities, our fears, our authentic...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F 2 Responses Nov 15

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    I need an idea for a assignment I'm doing in

    school. It's an observational experiment. So pretty well I have to come up with a theory and prove it or prove its wrong. For example "are women or men better at scanning there parking pass when being watched? A student would stand by the parking lot everyday and watch as people...
    TheSongPlaysWithin TheSongPlaysWithin 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 19

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    EP Has Done More For Me Than Therapy

    I need to admit this. Like any relationship it has taken time for things to come to the surface. The simple act of writing itself is perhaps half of it, especially for me. But I need to give EP more credit and stop pretending to be a perfect hermit. My attitude to this website...
    turtlesplash turtlesplash 41-45, M 2 Responses Feb 11, 2013

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    I Love Psychology!!!

    I love everything about psychology. I'm currently attending a University with a great psychology department and should be receiving my BS in clynical psychology within the next few years. There's nothing better than knowing that you can make a difference in ones life while...
    IluvScotty IluvScotty 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 15, 2013

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    The brain is an amazing organ

    but the mind is what I'm interested in. Mind over matter. You can physically change things with your mind. You can make things go away and appear with in it. Most people even create their own problems because they can not handle the power of their own mind. I want to be able to...
    Alliemakallie Alliemakallie 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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    Psychology has always interested me.

    It all started when I realized I had ADD. I wonder why does my brain not like me concentrate on things, not let me sit still or fidget, or speak before I think. I, also, always wondered why I am so overly laid back on things, timid, and care more about other than my own self...
    zelda1995 zelda1995 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    Embrace change and realize it happens

    for a reason.it won't always be abovious at first, but in the end it will be worth it.
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F 6 days ago

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