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Tagged with “psychology” (13)

  1. Show #268 Psychotactics of Online Marketing

    Today we talk about the psychology behind online marketing

    * What is meant by psychotactics?
    * Is marketing really psychology in disguise?
    * Is it a case of expressing your psychology or connecting with customers psychology?
    * What is the psychology behind successful websites?
    * How to use a filtering style of questioning to understand your business.
    * How to create engaging articles for customers?
    * How to find inspiration for writing articles?
    * When you write for brand engagement - are you writing for yourself or others?
    * Why strategy is not critical to success!
    

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  2. Stuff You Should Know

    How did Language Evolve? — " Sure animals talk in their own way, with chirps and grunts and the like, but only humans can form words. It is this, some evolutionary psychologists contend, that is what truly separates us from the rest of the species on the planet. But why us?"

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  3. Experience Strategies | Jesse James Garrett

    Recorded 2007-02-12: Understanding the psychology behind how users relate to a product is the key to its lasting success. Users tend to anthropomorphize, or ascribe human personality traits to products they use. Products with long-term success have developers who recognize the identity and personality of the product they want to convey. They create integrity with the product and how their users will interact with it.

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  4. Buddhist Geeks: What can science teach us about [meditation] practice?

    In this episode, taken from the Buddhist Geeks Conference in 2011, Kelly McGonigal, PhD in Health Psychology, speaks on how the neuroscience of meditation can help us understand how practice shapes the mind and can also offer fresh insights into concepts like mindfulness and suffering. As Dr. McGonigal presents various scientific studies that show differences in the brain functioning between meditators and non-meditators, she highlights how meditation practice benefits the practitioner in various ways such as higher pain thresholds and reduced depression.

    —Huffduffed by jane

  5. The Psychology of Performing Arts: The power of music

    How does music exert such extraordinary effects on our emotions? To what extent does it depend upon our nature (biological rhythms, instinctive reactions to certain sound patterns) and to what extent experience (e.g. conditioned associations, nostalgia)? Particular attention is given to the tension-reduction and optimal uncertainty theories of musical enjoyment. We will also consider whether there is any truth in the claim that listening to music can increase intelligence in the listener (the so-called 'Mozart Effect').

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