40 Psychological Concepts to be aware of | Dr. Emily Anhalt


Some that jumped out at me:

  • Intellectualization: using reason & intellect to avoid feeling our emotions.
  • Repetition Compulsion: our tendency to recreate things over & over until we understand them.
  • Autoplastic vs. Alloplastic Adaptation: appropriately & advantageously adapting our own self to our environment (meditating so we can handle stress) vs. appropriately & advantageously adapting our environment to meet our needs (choosing a job that complements our work style)


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