Tagged: psychology

Neuromarketing Ethics: How Far Is Too Far?

As the marketing industry developed, researchers dove deeper into buying behavior and buyers’ minds. One early researcher was Edward Bernays—Sigmund Freud’s nephew—who coined the term “public relations.” Bernays believed that people could be influenced...

The Feedback Fairy 🧚‍♀️

Shouldn’t feedback be one of the easiest things we do as designers or developers? Just look at Who Wants to Be A Millionaire. When you get stuck, just phone-a-friend and make a million dollars....

How Can You Nurture a Day-one Mindset?

Day-one psychology asks you to generate an interrupt to your mindset continually, or regularly, in order for you to perform at your best. Here are a few tricks and tips to help you accomplish...

It’s Time We Started Talking About Schizophrenia

With June estimates at 7000+ authors, 69 other Hackernoon contributors might also be a victim of schizophrenia, along with me. This article serves to demonstrate why these people are facing tougher-than-average odds to live...

5 Examples of Sensory Branding in Retail

When I was in middle school, the coolest place to shop was Abercrombie & Fitch. I loved going in and picking out my favorite jeans and hoodies. The issue was that my mom —...

How to Be Nice, With Comedian Josh Gondelman

Josh Gondelman, a.k.a. “The Nicest Guy in Comedy,” joins us this week to talk about what being nice really is, when it’s a quality that is not helpful, and the difference between “nice-ness” and...

How Can I Recharge My Depleted Motivation?

Even the most motivated people run out of steam sometimes. Maybe you’re exhausted or feel as though your creativity has been depleted, but for whatever reason, you can’t get your act together. Here are...

Want to Know a Secret? Your Customers Do.

The carefully evasive proposal included intriguing tidbits: Jeff Bezos laughed when Mr. Kamen assembled an It for him [. . .] The proposal also included proclamations from tech-world celebrities like Steve Jobs, Apple’s founder,...

How to Read Minds, With Mentalist Henrik Fexeus

Is mind-reading actually possible? How can we interpret body language to better understand what others are really thinking? In this week’s episode, Alice and Melissa are exploring these questions and more with the help...

Tell Us About Your Friendship Dilemmas

Have a tricky friendship situation? Wondering if you’ve outgrown a friendship and it’s time to say goodbye? Is your best friend ghosting you? Are you ghosting someone else? Read more… Read more

Algorithms of Despair Or Our Warning to the AI Generation

Historically, generational divides have been defined by geopolitical-social-economic changes within societies. Today, however, advances in technology appear to define the lines between generations. The advent of the iPhone spawned generation I, and it appears...

How to Overcome Your Quarter-Life Crisis

Our societal narrative for figuring out what to do with your life is pretty clear. After high school and potentially college, you enter the workforce. Sure, it might take a few internships or lower-level...

Content Recommendation and Cognitive Biases

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a fascinating invention of mankind. Fusing the computational power of a machine with the intellect of a human undoubtedly creates new possibilities of innovation and tremendously increases the likelihood of...