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Bottom line: No, Josh Pellicer's work is not based on science, not tested, nor peer-reviewed. However, I will qualify this statement slightly below. Many years ago, I listened to a few episodes of the The Tom Leykis Show, yet another highly sexist advice columnnist for men. Josh Pellicer is not the first, and certainly not the last, in a long line of ...


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Cognitive therapy The driving principle behind cognitive therapy is that mental problems are caused not by any 'objective' qualities of the events that we experience, but our perception and interpretation of those events. By changing these perceptions and interpretations, we can alleviate or solve those problems (Beck, 1970). In this sense, Carr's method ...


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It depends on what you mean by manipulation check. Manipulation check to filter participants: A manipulation check is usually done to verify that some experimental manipulation has had some preliminary effect. For example, in one of my studies I asked people to answer a personality test (a) honestly, (b) as an ideal worker, and (c) as the worst possible ...


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The term "construct" means: In a scientific theory, particularly within psychology, a hypothetical construct is an explanatory variable which is not directly observable. For example, the concepts of intelligence and motivation are used to explain phenomena in psychology, but neither is directly observable. (Source) The earliest reference I can find to ...


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It really depends. first of all, the problem might be in the person who asks, maybe they really are super sensitive and what they are upset about is not rational. Also you can never know from someones words that they lack empathy or not. Some people are just tough, maybe he was in some back breaking situations in life that yours seem minor. And also lack ...


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The Enneagram model of personality (Riso and Hudson, 1999) has limited and mixed scientific evidence supporting it. One of the few studies reporting on the model's validity (Newgent et al., 2004) concluded the following in their abstract. Results of 287 participants were analyzed. Alpha suggests an adequate degree of internal consistency. Evidence ...


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If you want to report the dispersion, add some error bars, or better do a box plot, or even violin plot, but the latter require understanding of less introductory concepts (for tuning purposes). For a non-graphical presentation of e.g. age by task (and by gender as well), see contingency table. These can be nested. If you want to know if there are ...


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