Melisa Basol et al.
By warning and exposing people to severely weakened doses of attitudinal challenges, cognitive resistance or “mental antibodies” are generated against future persuasion attempts.
What if both my need to be happy and the demand of psychotherapy to heal depression are based on the same illusion?
Sven Hroar Klempe
Human beings as individuals from XVI century Christian Reformation and self-examination of true believer to XX century self-improvement culture.
Alain de Botton
A simple and clear introduction to Maslow's famous hierarchy of human needs: physiological, safety, love/belonging, esteem, and self-actualization.
The dark side of relentless pursuit of happiness in contemporary Anglo-American psychology and culture.
Evolutionary explanation of the nature and function of our beliefs, with biological, psychological and cultural causes of its stability and strong resistance to change.
What happens to a society without a sense of "shared reality" when even the mayor defenders of science see the truth as guiding ideal for an inquiry that can never be proven for certain?
A critique of quantitative approaches to study of personal worldviews.
Farah Ibrahim, Jianna R. Heuer
Cultural and social justice counseling for people with a different worldviews.
26 sources of meaning in life in modern Western societies.
In this comprehensive and influential article, Koltko-Rivera described worldview as "the most important construct that the typical psychologist has never heard of" and inspired systematic research on worldviews in social and personality psychology.
Dan P. McAdams
Our personalities as biological traits (sketch), personal adaptations (details), and cultural stories (integration and meaning).
Is the phrase "the brain is a computer" a literal truth, just a metaphor, scientific hypothesis or maybe something else?
Donald D. Hoffman
Ultimately, to solve the mind-body problem—how consciousness is related to the physical world—we're going to have to start with a theory of consciousness and show how the physical world arises.
Jeremy D. W. Clifton et al.
26 simple and fundamental goal-oriented beliefs about the overall character of the world.
Ann Taves, Egil Asprem, Elliott Ihm
Detailed development of the naturalistic theory of worldview proposed earlier by Taves and Asprem.
Marta Lenartowicz et al.
Can excessive social programming of humans be kept in check by putting AI as a buffer between us and global socio-econo-political system?
How evolution gave us the wrong ideas about how people think and how to use instead the same tools scientists use: models and theories we can quantify and test.
If you look at cognitive biases by the problem they’re trying to solve, it becomes a lot easier to understand why they exist, how they’re useful, and the trade-offs (and resulting mental errors) that they introduce.
Ian Gutierrez, Crystal Park
Which life events shape young adults’ worldviews and how their beliefs are evolving?
Ara Norenzayan et al.
12 000 years ago: large scale, cooperative, anonymous societies appear, and at the same time prosocial religions begin to conquer the world.
How much our minds extend into our cultural environment, tools, and technologies?
Angela L. Duckworth et al.
Grit may be as essential as talent to high accomplishments.