If you are lucky, Positive Psychology will be coming to a school near you soon. Positive Education as part of Positive Psychology seems to be really taking off at this point in time. 465 more words
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The Psychological Reasons Why Americans Have Embraced Their Enslavement | Dave Hodges – The Common Sense Show..... "...For years, I have said that Americans would be motivated to take to the streets with pitchforks, if the government did two things: (1) try to confiscate guns; and, (2) take away the free and uncensored Internet. I may have been wrong on these two points, because..."
Martin Seligman, Learned Optimism, New York: 1990, 128-9
Children’s antennae are constantly tuned to the way their parents, particularly their mothers, talk about causes of emotionally loaded events. 360 more words
In the 1960s psychologist Martin Seligman conducted a series of experiments on dogs involving mild electric shock. One group of dogs were put in a situation where they would be shocked randomly and were unable to escape the shocks, the second group were shocked but could control the shock process and the third group were not shocked at all. 1,048 more words
Obedience makes a "great" franchisee in profitable peace time, but sucks when war has been declared.
Deference to authority is a very highly selected-for and regarded trait within franchising.
Surviving as a franchisee wires your brain in a certain way.
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Over time, especially when you’ve prospered like in Tim Hortons guys have done in 50 years, you’re trained to behave in a certain way.