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Psychological Manipulation
Psychological manipulation is a type of social influence that aims to change the behavior or perception of others through abusive, deceptive, or underhanded tactics.[1] By advancing the interests of the manipulator, often at another's expense, such methods could be considered exploitative, abusive, devious, and deceptive. Social influence is not necessarily negative. For example, doctors can try to persuade patients to change unhealthy habits
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Pity
Pity
Pity
is a sympathetic sorrow evoked by the suffering of others and is used in a comparable sense to compassion, condolence or empathy. Through frequent, insincere, pejorative usage, it is used to connote feelings of superiority, condescension, or contempt.[1]Contents1 History 2 Neurological perspectives 3 See also 4 References 5 Further reading 6 External linksHistory[edit]Alexander sees with a look of pity that Darius has died from his wounds.The Human Abstract, a poem in William Blake's collection Songs of Innocence and of Experience, in which he proclaims " Pity
Pity
would be no more, / If we did not make somebody Poor" (1-2). This version is copy L created in 1795 and currently held by the Yale Center for British Art.[2]The word pity comes from the Latin pietās, that is also etymon of piety. The word is often used in the translations from ancient Greek into English of Aristotle's Poetics and Rhetoric
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Sympathy
Sympathy
Sympathy
(from the Greek words syn "together" and pathos "feeling" which means "fellow-feeling") is the perception, understanding, and reaction to the distress or need of another life form.[1] This empathic concern is driven by a switch in viewpoint, from a personal perspective to the perspective of another group or individual who is in need.Contents1 Etymology 2 Causes 3 Evolutionary origins 4 Communication 5 Human behavior 6 Healthcare 7 Neuroscience perspectives 8 Child development8.1 Theory of mind 8.2 Innate feature9 See also 10 References 11 Further reading 12 External linksEtymology[edit] The words empathy
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Fear
Fear
Fear
is a feeling induced by perceived danger or threat that occurs in certain types of organisms, which causes a change in metabolic and organ functions and ultimately a change in behavior, such as fleeing, hiding, or freezing from perceived traumatic events. Fear
Fear
in human beings may occur in response to a specific stimulus occurring in the present, or in anticipation or expectation of a future threat perceived as a risk to body or life. The fear response arises from the perception of danger leading to confrontation with or escape from/avoiding the threat (also known as the fight-or-flight response), which in extreme cases of fear (horror and terror) can be a freeze response or paralysis. In humans and animals, fear is modulated by the process of cognition and learning. Thus fear is judged as rational or appropriate and irrational or inappropriate. An irrational fear is called a phobia. Psychologists such as John B
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Sarcasm
Sarcasm
Sarcasm
is "a sharp, bitter, or cutting expression or remark; a bitter gibe or taunt".[1][2] Sarcasm
Sarcasm
may employ ambivalence,[3] although sarcasm is not necessarily ironic.[4] Most noticeable in spoken word, sarcasm is mainly distinguished by the in
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Submissive
Deference (also called submission or passivity) is the condition of submitting to the espoused, legitimate influence of one's superior or superiors.[1] Deference implies a yielding or submitting to the judgment of a recognized superior, out of respect or reverence. Deference has been studied extensively by political scientists, sociologists, and psychologists.Contents1 Politics 2 Sociology 3 Psychology 4 See also 5 References 6 Further readingPolitics[edit] Smolenski (2005) examines deference in colonial Pennsylvania, to see how claims to political authority were made, justified, and accepted or rejected. He focuses on the "colonial speech economy," that is, the implicit rules that determined who was allowed to address whom and under what conditions, and describes how the qualities that inspired deference changed in the province from 1691 to 1764
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Anxious
Anxiety
Anxiety
is an emotion characterized by an unpleasant state of inner turmoil, often accompanied by nervous behavior, such as pacing back and forth, somatic complaints, and rumination.[1] It is the subjectively unpleasant feelings of dread over anticipated events, such as the feeling of imminent death.[2] Anxiety
Anxiety
is not the same as fear, which is a response to a real or perceived immediate threat,[3] whereas anxiety is the expectation of future threat.[3] Anxiety
Anxiety
is a feeling of uneasiness and worry, usually generalized and unfocused as an overreaction to a situation that is only subjectively seen as menacing.[4] It is often accompanied by muscular tension,[3] restlessness, fatigue and problems in concentration
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Doubt
Related concepts and fundamentals:Agnosticism Epistemology Presupposition Probabilityv t e Doubt
Doubt
is a mental state in which the mind remains suspended between two or more contradictory propositions, unable to assent to any of them.[1][better source needed] Doubt
Doubt
on an emotional level is indecision between belief and disbelief. It may involve uncertainty, distrust or lack of conviction on certain facts, actions, motives, or decisions
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Conscientious
Conscientiousness is the personality trait of being careful, or vigilant. Conscientiousness implies a desire to do a task well, and to take obligations to others seriously. Conscientious people tend to be efficient and organized as opposed to easy-going and disorderly. They exhibit a tendency to show self-discipline, act dutifully, and aim for achievement; they display planned rather than spontaneous behavior; and they are generally dependable. It is manifested in characteristic behaviors such as being neat and systematic; also including such elements as carefulness, thoroughness, and deliberation (the tendency to think carefully before acting.)[1] Conscientiousness is one of the five traits of both the Five Factor Model and the HEXACO model of personality and is an aspect of what has traditionally been referred to as having character. Conscientious individuals are generally hard-working and reliable
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Attention
CognitionConcept Reasoning Decision making Problem solvingNumerical cognitionNumerosity adaptation effect Approximate number system Parallel individuation systemv t eFocused attention Attention
Attention
is the behavioral and cognitive process of selectively concentrating on a discrete aspect of information, whether deemed subjective or objective, while ignoring other perceivable information. It is the taking possession by the mind in clear and vivid form of one out of what seem several simultaneous objects or trains of thought. Focalization, concentration of consciousness are of its esse
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Cheating
Cheating
Cheating
is the receiving of a reward for ability or finding an easy way out of an unpleasant situation by dishonest means. It is generally used for the breaking of rules to gain unfair advantage in a competitive situation. This broad definition will necessarily include acts of bribery, cronyism, nepotism, sleaze and any situation where individuals are given preference using inappropriate criteria.[1] The rules infringed may be explicit, or they may be from an unwritten code of conduct based on morality, ethics or custom, making the identification of cheating conduct a potentially subjective process. Cheating
Cheating
can refer specifically to marital infidelity. Someone who is known for cheating is referred to as a cheat in British English, and a cheater in American English
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Perception
Perception
Perception
(from the Latin
Latin
perceptio) is the organization, identification, and interpretation of sensory information in order to represent and understand the presented information, or the environment.[1] All perception involves signals that go through the nervous system, wh
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Yelling
Yelling
Yelling
is a linear village and civil parish in the Huntingdonshire administrative district of Cambridgeshire, England. The village is about 5 miles (8 km) east of St Neots
St Neots
and 6 miles (10 km) south of Huntingdon.[1]Contents1 History 2 Government 3 Demography3.1 Population4 Church and chapel4.1 Parish church 4.2 Baptist chapel5 References 6 Bibliography 7 External linksHistory[edit] Yelling
Yelling
is in the former county of Huntingdonshire. Its toponym has had various spellings in recorded history, including Gellinge (11th century), Gylling (12th–15th century) and Illyng (16th century)
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Profanity
Profanity
Profanity
is socially offensive language,[1] which may also be called bad language, strong language, offensive language, crude language, coarse language, foul language, bad words, blasphemous language, vulgar language, lewd language, choice words or expletives. The use of such language is called swearing, cursing or cussing. Used in this sense, profanity is a subset of a language's lexicon that is generally considered to be strongly impolite, rude or offensive. It can show a debasement of someone or something, or show intense emotion
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Aggression
Aggression
Aggression
is overt, often harmful, social interaction with the intention of inflicting damage or other unpleasantness upon another individual
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Vulnerabilities
Vulnerability refers to the inability (of a system or a unit) to withstand the effects of a hostile environment. A window of vulnerability (WOV) is a time frame within which defensive measures are diminished, compromised or lacking.[citation needed]Contents1 Common applications 2 Research 3 Types3.1 Social 3.2 Cognitive 3.3 Military4 Invulnerability 5 See also 6 References 7 External linksCommon applications[edit] In relation to hazards and disasters, vulnerability is a concept that links the relationship that people have with their environment to social forces and institutions and the cultural values that sustain and contest them
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