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(509) Neuroscientist: Why Trumpists Will Never Abandon Trump - YouTube
Neuroscientist: Why Trumpists Will Never Abandon Trump
- cult of personality
- cognitive dissonance
- fear, "Denial of Death" Book / Martha Nussbaum book on fear
awareness of own mortality. Ease fear of death by world view through ideologies (that outlive the individual)
- thus strengthens your world view, ideology
- immigration attacks existence and place in history ("we will not erase us")
- Trump exaggerating threats, heightens fear, and existencial threat (and felt place in history) thus strengthens grip onto ideology and world view 'I will not erased.'
- Donald Trumps communication is more engaging.
- Conservatives are more hyper-vigilant (tuned in to threats)
Cult  of  Personality  cognitive  dissonance  Psychology  Brexit  Corbyn  Jeremy  AfD  PEGIDA  Sociology  fear  book  mortality  communication  evolution 
february 2019 by asterisk2a
The appeal of narcissists: why do we love people who'd rather love themselves? | Life and style | The Guardian
They deeply believe in their own attractiveness. They're the kings of flattery. They're really really charismatic.
narcissism  Online  Dating  Dating  personality  Selbstdarstellung  Social  Media 
june 2016 by asterisk2a
What the Hell Happened to Personal Style?
Where a 14-year-old Kate Moss put in her time on Portobello Road with Corinne Day, learning to thrift, self-style, and create her own ambling glamour, the young fashion plates of today have outsourced the development of their style to professionals. And those employed to keep the young and stylish considered that way don’t dare take any real risks, for fear of sartorial missteps, bad tabloid titles (and the online equivalent), or a mention on a worst-dressed list. [...] We are so inundated by these images from paparazzi, from media, from the stars themselves, that we cease to see any meaning behind any of it. Which would be fine (their funeral, as the saying goes), except it’s a very costly absence of meaning, both societally and economically.
personality  Fashion  Industry  Fashion  Blog  Fashion  Magazine  Hollywood  Wertegesellschaft  Gesellschaft  Celebrity  of  You  culture  Selbstdarstellung  Selfie  Social  Media  society  gossip  gossip  culture  Tabloid  TMZ  Oscars  Daily  Mail 
april 2016 by asterisk2a
The Science of Depression
TED-Ed - What is depression? - Helen M. Farrell - youtu.be/z-IR48Mb3W0 &! Depressive and Bipolar Disorders: Crash Course Psychology #30 - youtu.be/ZwMlHkWKDwM //&! Trauma & Addiction: Crash Course Psychology #31 - youtu.be/343ORgL3kIc
mental  health  Depression  well  being  Trauma  PTSD  CPTSD  Borderline  addiction  substance  abuse  self-medication  BPD  Borderline  Personality  Disorder  coping  mechanism 
april 2016 by asterisk2a
Psychologie: Stärken der Introvertierten - SPIEGEL ONLINE
Ein gutes Drittel der Bevölkerung gilt als introvertiert, doch unseren Alltag bestimmen vor allem die Lauten. Zu Unrecht, sagen Psychologen und Ökonomen. Denn die Stärken der Stillen sind für die Gesellschaft unverzichtbar. [...] Tatsächlich aber hat sich in den vergangenen Jahrzehnten ein großer kultureller Vorbehalt gegen die Leisen entwickelt. Vor allem in der Wirtschaft wird das Ideal des extrovertierten Menschen gefördert. Die New Yorker Anwältin Cain hat das selbst erlebt. "Sorgfalt, Analyse, Konzentration - das sind die Stärken der Stillen", sagt sie. "Warum geben wir ihnen trotzdem immer wieder das Gefühl, nicht gut genug zu sein?" [...] Im Gehirn vieler introvertierter Probanden wurde dabei eine höhere elektrische Aktivität nachgewiesen, egal ob sie arbeiteten oder sich ausruhten. [...] Um sich wohl zu fühlen, um neue Kraft zu schöpfen, brauchen Introvertierte Ruhe. [...] Dass das Ideal der Extroversion schlecht fürs Geschäft sein kann, hat kürzlich [] Adam Grant nachgewiesen.
introvert  personality  Leadership  people  management  HR  human  resources  self-awareness  life  hacker  life  lesson 
july 2015 by asterisk2a
Narzissmuss: Ursprung liegt oft in der Kindheit - SPIEGEL ONLINE
Wir haben eine narzisstische Gesellschaftsstruktur, die diese Fähigkeiten quasi verlangt. SPIEGEL ONLINE: Befördert unsere Leistungsgesellschaft Narzissmus? Oder haben Narzissten einfach mehr Erfolg in diesem System? Wardetzki: Sowohl als auch. [...] SPIEGEL ONLINE: Gibt es Unterschiede zwischen den Geschlechtern? Wardetzki: Ja, das hat kulturelle Wurzeln. Der männliche Narzisst ist eher von der grandiosen, machtbetonten Form. Die Narzisstin definiert sich mehr über Leistung, Perfektionismus, Attraktivität und Anpassung. Sie ist ein menschliches Chamäleon. Sie kommt in einen Raum, spürt genau, was gerade angesagt ist und kann sich perfekt in die Situation einfügen. --->>> see last thing about having a narcissistic superior.
narcissism  Celebrity  of  You  personality  childhood  status  anxiety  status  symbol  social  status  parenting  parenthood  sociology  society  western  society  materialism  gossip  culture  gossip  celeb  culture  instant  gratification  attention  attention  span  identification  identity  people  management  team  management  project  management  product  management  management  HR  human  resources 
august 2014 by asterisk2a
The Bouncevlog (Castles, Friendly Security, and Shay's Interview) - YouTube
The cool kids in high school are now the cool kids on YouTube. ... Twitter, Fb, and YT and Google are internet commodities. Instagram, Gifs, Vine, ... are the new hip stuff to be on to create for. Tumblr seems to be in the middle. as does foursquare. ....
YouTube  Community  Start-up  Nerd  Geek  corporatism  Entertainment  Industry  Music  Industry  economies  of  scale  economics  of  abundance  Hollywood  mainstream  media  mainstream  Maker  Studios  Mediakraft  MCN  YouTube  Network  economies  of  agglomeration  Twitter  noise  Google  Recommendation  Engine  curation  curator  personality  Personal  Brand  brands  branding  Facebook  generationy  millenials 
march 2014 by asterisk2a
BBC News - Mental health charities warn cuts 'put lives at risk'
Six mental health organisations in England are warning that NHS cuts are putting lives at risk. It comes as figures reveal that early intervention schemes to help young mental health patients have been reduced over the past 12 months. Mental health trusts are being asked to save almost 20% more from next year's budgets than hospitals. NHS England says it has put procedures in place to ensure mental and physical health are treated equally in future.
mental  health  NHS  austerity  UK  mental  illness  depression  suicide  burnout  personality  disorder  eating  disorder  bulimia 
march 2014 by asterisk2a
Celebrity Culture | Max Clifford | Oxford Union - YouTube
I Hate Celebrity Culture | Jack Gleeson | Oxford Union >> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uKboLTwzFTs >> object of imitation >> quasi charisma >> like to imitated, to followed ... // imitation is pillar for western consumerism. // Das Versprechen von Status ist eines der wichtigsten Verkaufsargumente überhaupt. [Folglich die] Nachahmungstheorie des Kulturwissenschaftlers René Girard: Für ihn zählt der Drang von Menschen, andere in ihrem Verhalten zu imitieren, zu den Grundlagen der Zivilisation. [Und somit Grundstein der westlichen Konsumgesellschaft.] ( via http://www.spiegel.de/wirtschaft/unternehmen/oekonomen-konferenz-hongkong-warum-wir-immer-mehr-wollen-a-892673.html ) // "Intersubjectivity: Rene Girard's Vision of Mimetic Desire and Economic Dynamics" ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-eusHpPO0fI )
celebrity  culture  Gossip  Charisma  Career  Politicians  Politics  personal  brand  branding  brands  brand  Consumerism  consumerist  zombie  consumer  capitalism  status  western  lifestyle  western  society  personality  success  validation  Fame  ego  philosophy  commoditization  commodities  Glossy  Magazine  Glamour  Privacy  role  model  moral  ethics 
february 2014 by asterisk2a
▶ Genius Network® Presents: Gary Vaynerchuk, CEO of Vaynermedia, interviewed by Joe Polish - YouTube
click through rate rock bottom. emerging platforms. + social media (work) is a marathon of investment. + attention span. + storytelling + extrovert + love the game (social media, internet - as a business) + legacy over currency + being right over the long-term + haters, hate - don't dismiss criticism. feedback. continue to critically think and keep executing. thus staying relevant. the marathon. + ad targeting + "Social Media is the only substitute for money. But it costs you time and knowledge." + Effort + Social Media is Word of Mouth @internet age + Infographics + have to work, effort / drive. Play xbox when your are well off. "I don't like complaining." + Social Media is sweet science. Marketing is hard, and it got harder. + "Marketing is applied Psychology." is Seduction. is Dating. + Freemium, giving away some content, luring them in. Content Marketing. MicroContent. Jab Jab Jab Ask. + Life gives to the giver and takes from takers.
Gary  Vaynerchuk  Social  Media  Platform  Facebook  Twitter  marketing  advertising  advertisement  banner  ad  selling  SEO  SEM  e-mail  marketing  attention  span  attention  Tumblr  storytelling  communication  Pinterest  linkedin  entrepreneurship  entrepreneur  entrepreneurial  legacy  hater  haters  personality  Word  of  Mouth  infographics  infographic  work  life  balance  success  book  ROI  psychology  freemium  Content  digital  short-form  microblogging  microcontent  longtail  long-tail  creator  distribution  paidcontent  curation  curator  curation  entertainment  gifs  Reddit  Slideshare  value  creation  value  gateway  drug  execution  brand  branding  start-up  Tim  Ferriss  extrovert  introvert  value  proposition  habit  self-awareness 
december 2013 by asterisk2a
Limbic Revision: How Love Rewires the Brain | Brain Pickings
In a relationship, one mind revises the other; one heart changes its partner. This astounding legacy of our combined status as mammals and neural beings is limbic revision: the power to remodel the emotional parts of the people we love, as our Attractors [coteries of ingrained information patterns] activate certain limbic pathways, and the brain’s inexorable memory mechanism reinforces them. Who we are and who we become depends, in part, on whom we love. [...] Real, honest, complete love requires letting go.
relationship  lifelessons  partnerships  environment  partners  book  social  science  lifelesson  relationships  social  study  personality  changes 
october 2013 by asterisk2a
▶ Why Introverts Just Might Be the Best Leaders - YouTube
Citing the leadership of hesitant leaders like Mahatma Gandhi, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Rosa Parks, Susan Cain, author of Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking, shares why she believes introverts just might be the best leaders.
authenticity  Rosa  Parks  leadership  CEO  book  Eleanor  Roosevelt  introvert  personality  management  Mahatma  Gandhi  people  management 
august 2013 by asterisk2a
What Lance Armstrong Wants From Oprah Winfrey - WSJ.com
A few years ago I was at a dinner with a star pro cyclist—a guy who still races, and has won multiple Tour de France stages—and he spoke with slack-jawed awe about Armstrong's life. Not the bike racing part. The private jet part. The audiences with world leaders. The celebrity girlfriends. This bike racer was young and rich and in his prime and yet to him, Armstrong just kicked it on a completely different, interplanetary level. He didn't talk about Lance Armstrong like Lance Armstrong was a cyclist. He talked about Lance Armstrong like Lance Armstrong was Beyoncé.

That superhuman status set Armstrong up for the hardest kind of fall, and he has plummeted back to earth. Even though he rejected the doping allegations brought by USADA, he lost control of his narrative, and now there is only the thinnest of sympathy. Fame is being pushed aside by infamy. He has been humbled and humiliated and sponsors have left and his name has been stripped from his charity foundation. He is still a relatively young man, and it is said that he still wishes to compete, in important triathlons, but now he is banned from the best ones. There's something haunting and almost poetic about that. All that stamina, and nowhere to put it.

[...]

As the ESPN writer Don Van Natta Jr. posted on Twitter, "You don't go on Oprah to confess. You go on Oprah to be forgiven." [...] It's about trying to clear a road ahead.
lancearmstrong  PR  personality  publicrelations  sport  sports  UCI  cycling  doping 
january 2013 by asterisk2a
Christian Wulff sucht seine neue Rolle nach Trennung von Bettina Wulff - SPIEGEL ONLINE
Ehe-Aus per Exklusivbericht

Die Trennung der Wulffs wirkt von außen gesehen wie ein logischer Schlusspunkt, der sich schon länger angekündigt hatte. Bettina Wulff selbst distanzierte sich in ihrem Buch "Jenseits des Protokolls", das im September vergangenen Jahres herauskam, von ihrem Ehemann, beklagte die starke Belastung durch Öffentlichkeit und Amt - und plauderte intime Details aus.
Es waren Sätze, die kein Ehemann dieser Welt gerne über sich liest. Schon auf der ersten Seite des Kapitels "Männer" steht folgende Passage: "Was findet eine Frau an diesem Mann? Irgendwie fehlen da ein paar Ecken und Kanten, etwas Besonderes und Eigenes."
personality  marriage  relationships  relationship 
january 2013 by asterisk2a
You Can't See It, But You'll Be A Different Person In 10 Years : Shots - Health News : NPR
[A]ccording to fresh research that suggests that people generally fail to appreciate how much their personality and values will change in the years ahead — even though they recognize that they have changed in the past.

"The problem with that is, it takes 10 years,"

[...] "Life is a process of growing and changing, and what our results suggest is that growth and change really never stops," says Gilbert, "despite the fact that at every age from 18 to 68, we think it's pretty much come to a close."

Personality changes do take place faster when people are younger, says Gilbert, so "a person who says I've changed more in the past decade than I expect to change in the future is not wrong."
science  people  change  outlook  future  lifelesson  life  lesson  lifehacks  lifehacker  personality  changes  teens  adulthood  growing  up  psychology  change  aging  culture  society  values  value  personality 
january 2013 by asterisk2a

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