How To Reprogram Your Mind

Team IIBP Anveshan, General Psychology, Issue 6

Mind is the product of our brain through which we think and conceive the ideas, thoughts, feelings and intelligence. Many people are unable to keep their mind in a systematic paradigm and mind goes astray because they feel that their mind is chattering which always bothers them. Their thoughts shift back to past and future imaginations. But the question is …

Unpaid Internships in India: Does the Learning Outcome and Experience Equate to a Stipend?

Team IIBP General Psychology

Abstract Internships in India are now gaining more momentum than ever. Often prioritizing them over academics and grades, students today are in competition to obtain internships and make their resumes and profiles more attractive. Due to this, the number of internships on offer is rising, many of them being of an unpaid nature where interns receive no stipend for the …

Psychology of Instability: A paradigm change

Team IIBP Anveshan, General Psychology, Issue 5

Nothing remains untouched in pandemic times including the discipline of Psychology. If we look back in time, we find that psychologists in India have played many key roles since the last century. Contributions have been made in different life spheres ranging from sports to defence. Industrial and service organizations have been the hot seat of actions. In these organizations, psychologists …

Do you remember what you want to forget?

Team IIBP Anveshan, General Psychology, Issue 5

Life is made up of moments and memories. Some moments and memories are so special that all it takes is a small sensory cue to take one to a different timeline of one’s life. This is often captured by the expression ‘madeleine de Proust one of the key passages in Marcel Proust book ‘In search of lost time when a …

Don’t be a follower, be a leader; End the chain of the bystander effect

Umani Agarwal General Psychology Leave a Comment

“It takes nothing to join the crowd. It takes everything to stand alone”. Very few people actually have the courage to stand out or stand alone and take the road less travelled. The majority take the easier path of blindly following the crowd. In most cases, this is a decision that one takes unconsciously as the phenomenon is deeply engraved …

Satisficers and Maximisers: The cultural impact on decision-making styles

Shalinee Tripathi General Psychology 2 Comments

The freedom of choice has become deeply ingrained in our social fabric.  The ‘satisficing’ concept was first proposed by Herbert A. Simon, who created the portmanteau by combining the words ‘satisfying’ and ‘sufficing’. He developed the idea in 1956 as a way of explaining a particular form of decision-making known or cognitive heuristic. Simon believed that when satisficers are presented with …

whats your story

So, what’s your story?

Dr. Farah Naqvi General Psychology

I was attending a farewell function at a university when graduating students were called upon to share a few words about their journey. Some recalled of moments when they first entered the college premises, while some went back to their childhood ambitions and how they landed up in this college. Listening to them recounting their experiences, one thing was apparent ...