5 Psychology Terms You're Probably Misusing

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  • Bystander apathy: more people see something, less likely someone gets help
    • Started with Katie Genevese murder. 38 bystanders no one called police
    • Diffusion of responsibility and judging other people’s reactions –> bystander apathy
  • Your brain isn’t hardwired, it’s more like an etch a sketch. Can be shaken up!
  • Statistically reliable is misleading. Not replicable or reliable. 1 in 20! Ew. P hacking
  • Personality types are bad. It’s a big spectrum
  • Steep learning curve means it’s easy!! A gentle curve would mean it’s difficult…