Archive for the ‘Psychological Traps’ Category

As if forgetting stuff wasn’t bad enough …

February 6, 2017

Study: Half of people “remember” events that never happened


According to a recent study, once a person hears that a fictional event happened, there’s a 50/50 chance that they will believe that it took place and start to embellish it with details, even if the imaginary event is of a personal nature.

For example, researchers “primed” subjects with fake (but relatively harmless) memories, such as taking a childhood hot-air balloon ride or pulling a prank on a friend.

Researchers intimated that the imaginary events  were real.


And, the result …


Are you your worst enemy?

September 18, 2015

Interesting recap article in Business Insider

Basic premise: People fall for predictable psychological traps that can  sabotage their own career success.



Here are 7 of these potentially limiting psychological traps …