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Short answer Hypothesis (1) Background The question is quite broad, as exemplified by the statement: They may be insecure about their looks, their (odd) behavior, or may question whether they belong to a group (of friends, colleagues and what not). Personally and anecdotally, I think that a healthy self-doubt forms the core of self-reflection and allows a ...


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The relevant section 8.03 in the APA Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct does not employ a proper term. In the literature, »deception/deceptive study/experiment/method(s)« are sometimes used, however not in the sense of a technical term – most often the matter is paraphrased as in »studies that use deception«. The Milgram experiment(s) ...


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These terms are defined by the underlying theory of Intelligence. For example: Social Intelligence (SI) comes from a definition by Edward Thorndike in 1920. Emotional Intelligence (EI) (or EQ - Q=Quota) first appeared in a 1964 paper by Michael Beldoch, later by Goleman. Then there is Interpersonal & Intrapersonal Intelligences from Howard Gardner's ...


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From a hackers perspective I would recommend to check out a term called "social engineering". This is all about manipulating people in order to get sensitive information. A great book about this is called The Art of Human Hacking


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There is the structured called the Fusiform-face area (FFA), which is located a low tempero-parietal region. In human studies, the FFA has shown to highlight strongly when you look at a human face, as opposed to any other (inanimate) object. This is what the region got its name from. However, it is believed that the FFA is not necessarily a face area (See "...



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