Will learning psychology make you lose trust and doubt everyone?

Psychology doesn't arouse doubt rather assuages it with a more sensible way of perceiving something.There is a pattern in people's behavior. And you can come up with a rational explanation for what people do and why they do it.Doubt is the missing variable

Will learning psychology make you lose trust and doubt everyone?

Psychology doesn't arouse doubt rather assuages it with a more sensible way of perceiving something.There is a pattern in people's behavior. And you can come up with a rational explanation for what people do and why they do it.Doubt is the missing variable

How do people behave?

Thats a pretty vague question! :-)You can pick up on different behavioral patterns by participating in a variety of different things; like social interaction, reading, watching television (the news, journals, biographies etc. Even listening to music can give you hints as to what kind

What causes some people to be evil?

I'm a believer of moral relativism. No, I will not answer whether immoral, evil acts are the products of nurture/nature. I don't know the answer.I believe that every single individual (that includes you and me) has different set of moral value. Usually, normal people's moral value don't differ much with society's moral

What is the science behind behavioural economics?

A2A.In terms of the science explaining the way people make judgments and decisions, I see psychology, economics, and neuroscience as core. One might also include biology in the mix depending on your perspective and philosophies. Economics often provides a normative view of how people should behave. Once one adds in psychology into the mix,

Why do people behave erratically?

A mental illness can be a reason but isn't always the case as people with mental illnesses are all different.I have bipolar-1 and when I'm not well, either very depressed, hypo-manic or manic, on those occasions I can be erratic to extremely erratic, though I don't see it while others do.

How many people tell lies?

Really difficult to answer this question, but I would like to try because I don't want to lie. See, I spoke the truth. All the people lie, some or the other way, not only verbally but also through mentally and through body language as well. It's just that you are not aware of that.

Why is there a big emergence of anti-science people?

Good question. I've been wondering lately about this liberal War on Science. There are so many examples of it. Study after study has proven that it takes more energy to produce ethanol than you get by burning it - the most optimistic I found was from the Dept of Agriculture and claimed that if you use

What is the science/psychology behind 'jealousy'?

Seriously, jealousy is born of fear. What fears do we associate jealousy with? When we think about these things for ourselves, we find answers. It's not science or psychology and it's both. When we are insecure of anything, rather than display

Why do people consciously do terrible things?

I think it's one of the following or all :- they don't think it's terrible because it's not happening to them- they believe they can get away with it- their need at the time is greater.I think the biggest one is that they believe they can get away with it

What is the most interesting human behavior?

What is the most interesting human behavior?You cannot tickle yourself. This fact has several implications.Maybe not the most significant behavior but very unusual.

Why do most people behave differently on a need basis?

I met one of roommate after 9 years in my newly joined company and he has been already working in same company.I surpriseed to see him and wanted speak with him lovely. But he just said

Why do people play dumb sometimes?

Thanks for the A2A.There's a difference between "playing dumb" and simply not revealing what you know. Few people actually play dumb among adults. It's appropriate for kids, but they're kids and we don't really think of it as playing dumb.Playing dumb is actually damaging, both

What is the science behind behavioural economics?

A2A.In terms of the science explaining the way people make judgments and decisions, I see psychology, economics, and neuroscience as core. One might also include biology in the mix depending on your perspective and philosophies. Economics often provides a normative view of how people should behave. Once one adds in psychology into the mix,

Would you watch a monkey knife fight?

That's ridiculous. Monkeys simply don't have any finesse, and we all know that the allure of watching a knife fight is to see men try to keep their cool under pressure and throw down technically challenging attacks and defenses.VIOLENT! brutal street fight

Do weird people realize they are weird?

Do you mean do we all know we don't conform to the Hollywood Brad Pit and Angeline model of normal? Yes we all know that. And those who think they do conform or want to or try to conform judge everyone else as weird.I know a

Why is there a big emergence of anti-science people?

Good question. I've been wondering lately about this liberal War on Science. There are so many examples of it. Study after study has proven that it takes more energy to produce ethanol than you get by burning it - the most optimistic I found was from the Dept of Agriculture and claimed that if you use

Do anti social people do well in romantic relationships with social people?

It will not , if you think the person you are asking out will understand what kind of person you are . I would suggest , try to find someone who will understand your behaviour, who doesn't feel ignored when you don't talk much ,because of your nature . Rest will be easy then ...

Why do people behave this way?

Human behavior can be affected by several factors; the environment, it could organic, or the intensity of a current situation.A mild or chronic neurological disorder can dictate hunan behavior.The size and physiology of the amygdala can determine if a person is altruistic or psychopath.Then there are situations when humans

How many people hate themselves?

We talk a great deal about

How does one deal with selfish parents?

Look, I have some selfish ass parents. They are always more concerned about their personal wants and needs to even care about their kids. My parents constantly go out to eat and leave me and my younger sister with nothing. They buy new phones and clothes, but can't get us school supplies. My stepmother is

What is the most predictable human behavior?

In my opinion and personal experience, survival is the most predictable human behavior. Yes we all get angry, sad, happy, throw temper tantrums, and experience all different behaviors. However we don't all respond the same to situations that evoke these emotions. Yet when faced with a situation that could

Why do we cry?

Crying.. Sobbing.. Blubbering.. Whatever you call it, from the time we are babies/kids, we all do it."Humans cry for many reasons, but crying for emotional reasons and crying in response to aesthetic experiences are unique to us." And whether it's tears of joy or sorrow, the moments that

How does one become an evil person?

I don't believe anyone is born and nurtured with inherent evil intent. If we assume that evil is the intention by some to inflict harm on others, then this action becomes a choice,  as opposed to something that is learned or inbred by nurturing parents.In the case of twins, it is possible for

How do fake people behave?

1)they would simply fake a loud laughter even when the joke isn't funny (for attention of course)2)they'd pretend to be interested in a conversation even though it's extremely boring to get a ‘good impression'3)They'd pretend to be your best friend (even though you barely know them) as long as you're popular, rich,etc. But when you lose your

Is man inherently good or inherently evil? Do we take birth with such qualities or just a blank state?

Inherently evil? I would say no.Inherently good? Perhaps to some extent. Humans are social creatures, and from an evolutionary point of view they have to have to get along with each other. A lot of research supports humans being on the whole altruistic, and there is every reason to believe it's an excellent survival trait.Where we

What is the science behind crushes?

I was the one that asked this question - by the way, thank you all who responded!! :) - and I eventually inevitably did some deep research on the internet to find out more and thought I should share my findings:From what I have gathered, a ‘crush' is simply a colloquial

Why do people behave this way?

Human behavior can be affected by several factors; the environment, it could organic, or the intensity of a current situation.A mild or chronic neurological disorder can dictate hunan behavior.The size and physiology of the amygdala can determine if a person is altruistic or psychopath.Then there are situations when humans

How would you describe today's concept of humanity?

humanity is just a label. what is it in reality. a man living for all and all living like this. and i do not see any man who lives like this yes there are exceptions like dalai lama sadhguru who have given their all.all are deceiving on the name

What causes some people to be evil?

I'm a believer of moral relativism. No, I will not answer whether immoral, evil acts are the products of nurture/nature. I don't know the answer.I believe that every single individual (that includes you and me) has different set of moral value. Usually, normal people's moral value don't differ much with society's moral

Why are so many people socially dumb?

Edward Hall noted that, at least in America, cultural values and social skills were not regularly taught. Why is it "bad" to be late? Why should you look someone in the eye? Children would be taught swimming by being thrown into the deep end of the pool if swimming were taught like social skills.

How do people misunderstand one another?

The most common cause of misunderstanding is simply not listening well enough.To reduce misunderstanding, there is a technique called

Why do people consciously do terrible things?

I think it's one of the following or all :- they don't think it's terrible because it's not happening to them- they believe they can get away with it- their need at the time is greater.I think the biggest one is that they believe they can get away with it

How do fake people behave?

1)they would simply fake a loud laughter even when the joke isn't funny (for attention of course)2)they'd pretend to be interested in a conversation even though it's extremely boring to get a ‘good impression'3)They'd pretend to be your best friend (even though you barely know them) as long as you're popular, rich,etc. But when you lose your

How do people become kind?

You can become kind by shedding your ego, for starters.. You have to try and understand the fact there are more important things at stake in the world than your life, you have to realize that life of every other person or living thing matters as much as your life matters to you.. You shouldn't be shy

What is the science behind human thinking, behaviors and feelings?

What is the science behind the human heartbeat?Consciousness.But in the case of the heartbeat,Consciousness gets the credit fully.But with thoughts and emotions,Only those that don't serve your agenda are blamed on nature.But those that create an impression of freedom,of separation from nature,Are assuming credit for the results produced by con, as

Do anti social people do well in romantic relationships with social people?

It will not , if you think the person you are asking out will understand what kind of person you are . I would suggest , try to find someone who will understand your behaviour, who doesn't feel ignored when you don't talk much ,because of your nature . Rest will be easy then ...

What is the science/psychology behind 'jealousy'?

Seriously, jealousy is born of fear. What fears do we associate jealousy with? When we think about these things for ourselves, we find answers. It's not science or psychology and it's both. When we are insecure of anything, rather than display

How do humans 'feel'?

Feelings originate in the neocortical regions of the brain. They are the result of the thoughts, memories and experiences you have associated to an emotion.  You and I could share a  moment together and during that moment experience the same emotion but have completely different

Why do some people get introversion so wrong?

A lot of people think being an introvert means that you're antisocial. This is not the case.Most of the time, introverts like to keep to themselves. This is not always the case and does not apply to all introverts. Everyone is their own shade

How does one deal with selfish parents?

Look, I have some selfish ass parents. They are always more concerned about their personal wants and needs to even care about their kids. My parents constantly go out to eat and leave me and my younger sister with nothing. They buy new phones and clothes, but can't get us school supplies. My stepmother is

Are humans the only creatures to have pets?

Symbiosis exists widely, pets not. I think we're it in terms of one animal using another for companionship and not some concrete benefit to at least one of the parties.Of course many of our pets started out working for us and went from there. Dogs and cats both earned their keep, for example. And rabbits, culinarily speaking...

How can human greed be curtailed?

Greed is like an overflowing river, you can try to control it but in the end it will overcome everything you try and will jump back in your life.So, since we cannot escape it we need to redirect it rather than try to overcome or control it. Just like the river, you put a dam in front of an

Can you give a few applications of behaviourism school of psychology.?

Wow, I feel so uneducated compared to the answers given so far. At any rate, in school we would try to insert a behavior that is incompatible with a behavior that a student was exhibiting that was hindering them in

Do people need communication?

It is a personal preference really. I know of a small number of people who just really don't care for it.A world wide yet possibly little known example was Benney Hill. At the time of his death I was jolted a bit to learn he was a recluse and lived a life far