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Three examples of cognitive dissonance might include a smoker who continues to smoke despite the knowledge that it damages health, a cult member who alters their beliefs when they are proven wrong and someone who cheats ... More »

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Some examples of cognitive perspective are positive and negative reinforcement and self-actualization. Cognitive perspective, also known as cognitive psychology, focuses on learning-based aspects of behavior. More »

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Common examples of cognitive skills include retrieving information from memory, using logic to solve problems, communicating through language, mentally visualizing a concept and focusing attention when distractions are p... More »

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Psychological barriers are internal beliefs that cause a person to feel he cannot complete a task. For example, someone trying to find a job may feel unqualified to do a particular job, or someone engaged in an unhealthy... More »

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Common characteristics of those with eccentric personalities include strange beliefs or opinions, odd appearances and behaviors, as well as a lack of social involvement. Some other eccentric behaviors include the avoidan... More »

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Catawba Valley Community College's brain-dominance quiz, the BuzzFeed brain-dominance quiz and the Sommer + Sommer 30-second brain test are brief assessments to help someone determine if he is left or right brain dominan... More »

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Hindsight bias is a psychological phenomenon in which someone claims to have predicted the outcome of an event and the perfect course of action only after the event has taken place. For example, people often recall their... More »

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