Posts Tagged ‘Psychology’

The Psychology of Feminism: Conflict and Cannibalism

The world is ablaze with a recent speech by Emma Watson regarding gender-equality. My facebook is crawling with shares from many friends who I do not usually associate with being feminists. In fact- all the right-wing feminists are suddenly quiet. I wondered why.   This morning, my question was answered with this link from a friend:

Customer service starts from the heart, ends with fat wallets.

I had recently come by a seriously good read by entrepreneur Derek Sivers, founder of CD Baby. (image) He shares 6 points which I completely agree are very important issues when considering customer service, and also shows us why going the extra mile is so important. Read more at his website: 

Why we enjoy what we can’t have

The very first post from my blog was about the "Rule of Scarcity". It describes how the human mind reacts strongly to any removal of freedoms- almost to the point of overreacting. The topic we will be discussing today can be distinguished from the "Rule of Scarcity", as this does not include being robbed of freedoms... but rather the scarcity occurs naturally. Value derived from Scarcity W...

Crisis Management: Malaysian Airlines MH370

Background/ Context Before anything, I would just like to say my heart goes out to all those affected by the recent incident. May those on the flight be well, happy, and free from suffering, and may their families and friends be well, happy, and free from suffering. If you have not heard of the incident, a Malaysian Airlines flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing went missing on March 8th, 2014 (four day...

The Hawk-Dove game in Call Of Duty 4

A game I really enjoy is Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare 1. If you play, you may often find me as P3NG. There are many reasons for my love of the game: detailed graphics, fast gameplay, great (sometimes) community, LAN capabilities, and more. But one reason trumps all others: good balance. Balance But what is good balance in First-Person-Shooter gameplay? I consider it as an equilibrium where no one...

Spanking Your Children: an Expansion on the Psychology and Maths

I recently posted on an ongoing debate on the benefits of physical punishment for children, and thought the post would be most useful others if shared on a public domain. I will also use this opportunity to expand on what I have said and address critiques. My friend Erin had spoken out about this image, which had been circulating around online.