Why do we do the things we do?

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10 Psychological Studies That Will Change What You Think You Know About Yourself

“Here are 10 classic psychological studies that may change the way you understand yourself.

We all have some capacity for evil. …

We don’t notice what’s right in front of us.

Delaying gratification is hard — but we’re more successful when we do.

We can experience deeply conflicting moral impulses.

We’re easily corrupted by power.

We seek out loyalty to social groups and are easily drawn to intergroup conflict.

We only need one thing to be happy.

We thrive when we have strong self-esteem and social status.

We constantly try to justify our experiences so the make sense to us …

We buy into stereotypes in a big way. …”


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