Cognitive dissonance

We want to have a sense of cognitive consistency to maintain a positive self image.

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Attribution Theory

'Attribution' is how people think the cause of their everyday experience are. These can be external or internal.

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Dunning-Kruger Effect

Dunning–Kruger effect is a cognitive bias in which people with low ability at a task overestimate their ability.

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Broaden-and-build Theory

Negative emotions have immediate survival benefits. Positive emotions have long term benefits.

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Spaced repetition

Spaced repetition is learning technique for better recall using flash cards(or related digital tools) to test your memory at specific intervals to strengthen memory.

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Imposter Syndrome

This is a psychological pattern in which an individual doubts their skills, talents or accomplishments and has a persistent internalized fear of being exposed as a 'fraud'.

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