Last week, I was encouraged to take the Enneagram based on a recommendation by a friend who discovered it in a training program he just finished attending. He was so impressed by the test that I couldn’t help but feel amused. The cynic in me didn’t take the test for a while and with each … Continue reading Why do we love psychometric tests?
Everyone is talking about it, aren’t they? The term first coined in 1999 seems to have gained massive popularity in the fag end of 2017. I blame this Ted-Ed video. Suddenly, everywhere I turn, I see people nodding and talking about how they have witnessed the Dunning-Kruger effect. If you have been one of the … Continue reading The Dunning-Kruger Effect
Hello There! If you've been around a while, you'd have heard me talk about Coursera and the courses offered there, particularly those related to Social Psychology and the like. I am pleased to tell you that my love for Coursera continues (a little diminished because they no longer offer statements for the non paid track) … Continue reading Psychology of Popularity