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The Myth of Group Work in Learning & Creativity

Does group work result in more effective learning, better creativity and generally overall greater work productivity? So is it better to work in the group or is it better to go it alone? Most teachers and employers promote and encourage group work in the class room and the office. It is a common belief that…

Big Five Personality Traits/Test & MBTI Comparison

This is a basic look at the Big Five Personality Traits, also known as the Five Factor Model (FFM) and a quick comparison to the Myers Briggs Personality Type Indicator (MBTI). The big five personality traits, or the five factor model is a personality test created in-part to help companies find suitably productive people for…

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Is there prejudice & bias against introverts?

In this extroverted world is there prejudice, bias and decimation against introverts in work and in modern western society in general? Modern western society is making massive leaps forward in fighting prejudices and discrimination against certain groups of people. These groups include race, gender, religious beliefs and even age. However there is another group of people…

Cognitive Bias Examples & Meaning

List of cognitive bias examples and what do they mean? plus the definition explained. Cognitive Bias Definition A cognitive bias is an inability to see and judge information, situations and people objectively and clearly due to one’s own preconceptions or biases. Cognitive biases are ways of thinking that work against rational thinking, making good decisions…

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What is Prejudice? How to Overcome & Control it

What’s the definition of prejudice and tips to overcome and keep it under control. Is it normal to have prejudice feelings and thoughts and does it make us bad people for having them? Prejudice Definition It’s to have a negative opinion that is not based on facts, past experiences and/or rational thinking. It’s a preconceived…

What is Delayed Gratification?

Delayed gratification, what is it? will you be more successful in life for focusing on delayed gratification rather than instant gratification? What is delayed gratification It simply means choosing to delay gratification, in order to benefit the future. For example choosing not to buy something in the moment to prevent getting into debt to benefit…