Beyond The 5 Senses

The world we experience is not the real world. It’s a mental construction, filtered through our physical senses. Which raises the question: How would our world change if we had new and different senses? Could they expand our universe? Technology has long been used to help people who have lost, or were born without, one […]

The Science of Swaying Choices

One barrier to climate change is bad choice architecture. If we frame a fee as a “carbon offset” instead of a “carbon tax,” we could move people to make more environmentally friendly decisions. This term “choice architecture” was coined by Thaler and Sunstein (2008) and refers to the practice of influencing choice by changing the […]

Stratejik İletişim’e Pozitif Psikoloji Temelli Yaklaşımlar

Fatmanur Erdogan, M.A. Counseling Psychology “In the factory we make cosmetics. In the store we sell hope” “Fabrika’da kozmetik ürünler üretiyoruz. Mağazada ümit satıyoruz.” (Charles Revson, founder of Revlon). Türk insanı olarak dramayı pek severiz. Öyle severiz ki, iletişim kampanyalarında hep damardan gireriz. Birkaç bebek, anne-çocuk, fakir hayatlar, göz yaşı da döktürttük mü… deymeyin keyfimize. […]