Category Archives: Predictions

Being present, how is that benefiting me?

Being in the present moment, how does it really help me? When we were kids, nothing else really mattered, only the present moments. I remember that my only concern as a child was to prolong my playing time, to enjoy the game was very precious to me. Didn’t really count what type of game I […]
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Getting from others what we expect

The expectations of experimenters and teachers, although usually reasonably accurate, occasionally act as self-fulfilling prophecies.  The question is: How widespread are self-fulfilling prophecies? Do we get from other what we expect?  Studies show that our perceptions of others are more accurate than biased (Jussim, 2012).  Self-fulfilling prophecies  have “less than extraordinary power”. Sometimes, they operate […]
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Bad predictions of our behaviours – a reason for procrastination

Bad predictions of our behaviours – a reason for procrastination Why did you choose where to go to college? Why did you fall in  love with that person? Why do you buy that specific brand of shoes? Sometimes we know. Sometimes, we don’t. Asked why we have felt or acted as we have, we produce […]
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