6 pages tagged with "psychology"
Understanding peopleAugust 22, 2022
One of the most complicated challenges for everyone is avoiding misunderstandings and being aware that other people don’t think the same way as you do.
BikesheddingMay 27, 2022
The term was coined as a metaphor to illuminate Parkinson’s Law of triviality.
People within an organization typically give disproportionate weight to trivial issues.
Dunbar numberApril 02, 2022
Dunbar’s number is a suggested cognitive limit to the number of people with whom one can maintain stable social relationships, in which an individual knows who each person is and how each person relates to every other person.
The power of authority and obedienceJanuary 24, 2022
Milgram was interested in researching how far people would go in obeying an instruction if it involved harming another person, and how easily people could be influenced into committing atrocities. For example, Germans in WWII.
Conformity experimentsJune 01, 2021
To what extent do social forces alter people’s opinions? Which aspect of the group influence is most important — the size of the majority, or the unanimity of opinion?