Category: Applied psychology

All you didn’t want to know about how you can be manipulated.

Teach and Learn the Right Way

Most school systems teach in blocks. Peak into any school, and you’ll see that they are teaching one topic. It usually goes introduction, explanation, practice, revise, and then finally a testing for mastery. Rinse, repeat ad nauseam. You likely know this as most people teach in this method because that’s how they were taught. It’s the …

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Afraid of math? You’re not alone.

Racing pulse and sweaty palms ─ math tests can cause symptoms that are similar to a heart attack, but are in fact the signs of math anxiety. This form of angst is unlike other forms of anxiety; it has nothing to do with intelligence or working memory yet it has been defined as a negative …

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Psychology, colour, branding, and you

Branding and picking a colour theme are two of the hardest things to do with a business venture. The brand is what customers can identify with you with at a glance, and the colours often evoke a feeling and help with the recognition. So, it’s quite understandable that many times the first questions a  new …

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