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It showed that people walked away from the lab in a slow way when exposed to words about old age. This result suggest that our minds are more open to influence than we realize.
But in 2012, there was a failed replication of the study. Although those who attempted the replication lacked necessary research skills. This was one of the factors that caused arguments.
Bargh, J. A., Chen, M., & Burrows, L. (1996). Automaticity of social behavior: Direct effects of trait construct and stereotype activation on action. Journal of personality and social psychology, 71(2), 230.
The study showed, after a personality test, that people identified with a house that fit our character.
Griffendors were the most extraverted, Hufflepuffs more agreeable, Ravenclaws sought more intellectual challenge, and Slytherins reported more of the “Dark Triad” personality traits: narcissism, Machiavellianism and psychopathy.
Crysel, L., Cook, C., Schember, T., & Webster, G.. “Harry Potter and the measures of personality: Extraverted Gryffindors, agreeable Hufflepuffs, clever Ravenclaws, and manipulative Slytherins” Personality and Individual Differences 2015, Volume 83, September 2015, Pages 174–179
Smithers, L.G., Golley, R.K., Mittinty, M.N. et al. Eur J Epidemiol (2012) 27: 525. doi:10.1007/s10654-012-9715-5
They sleep more, watch less TV, and practice more. But it may also be thanks to the clubs and their coaches.
Toering, T., & Jordet, G. (2015). Self-Control in Professional Football Players Journal of Applied Sport Psychology DOI: 10.1080/10413200.2015.1010047
Participants who added something pleasant to exercise, like listening to The Hunger Games, practiced more willingly (about 51%).
Katherine L. Milkman, Julia A. Minson, Kevin G. M. Volpp, “Holding the Hunger Games Hostage at the Gym: An Evaluation of Temptation Bundling”, Manage Science. 2014 Feb; 60(2): 283–299. doi: 10.1287/mnsc.2013.1784
One study with children found that self-control was a better predictor of later academic success than IQ.
Duckworth, A.L. & Seligman, M.E.P. (2005). Self-discipline outdoes IQ in predicting academic performance of adolescents. Psychological Science, 16, 939-944.
People who were sitting down against a mirror or being filmed worked harder and controlled themselves more easily.
They behaved even less aggressively than people “without a mirror.”
If you suddenly lose your connection to the Internet, Chrome will show the board with the text “No Internet connection” and a graphic of a pixel dinosaur.
Hold down the spacebar, and the dinosaur starts to run. Do not let him fall to the cacti and low-flying birds. Use the spacebar to jump over them.