Motivation and Emotion
Yesterday, I found an intersting article on a study by Robert Pape, a professor of political science at the University of Chicago. In his book “Dying to win-The Logic of Suicide Terrorism” Pape argues that most suicide bombings are not reduced to religious or idiological believes. Instead they can be attributed to a strong feeling of anger which is caused by violence and the occupation of the person’s country by a foreign force.
On thursday last week I wanted to write another post for this blog but I just couldn’t find the right impulse to actually do it. I felt tired from work and couldn’t really focus on any of the topics. I remembered what I learned about neuropsychology and figuered that it’d be interesting to explain how my tiredness (or hunger or sadness, etc.) actually affected my motivation.
In this post we’re gonna take a closer look at our control and experience center, the human brain.
Lie to Me is an American television series. In the show, Dr. Cal Lightman and his colleagues in The Lightman Group accept assignments from third parties (commonly local and federal law enforcement), and assist in investigations, reaching the truth through applied psychology: interpreting microexpressions and body language.
Can you tell the truth by reading emotions?
Motivational Psychology is very important in advertising. How do you get your customers to buy your products? How do you motivate them? What can we learn from advertising?
Apple releases four new 30-second IPhone 4 commercials that really hit the spot.
Psychology in Advertising