Ever wonder why do some people think they’re know-it-alls? This behavior is called illusory superiority… sometimes referred to as above average effect or smart-aleck syndrome. […]

“Illusory Superiority”


In explaining the power of the phrase… I can… when I think I can… would reflect the strength of persuasion from what we see, hear, […]

“Power of Suggestion”


I’ve noticed when folks face scores of selections, they fear making a wrongful pick!  That’s classic analysis paralysis behavior… Actionable skill… compromised by “over thinking” […]

“Analysis paralysis”



We just can’t resist… when a traffic accident unfolds before us… to see what’s happening, and allow a gripping, snooping, curiosity to scrutinize the fuss. […]

“Rubbernecking”



Why aren’t strong emotions, ardent convictions, and descriptive details enough to guarantee that a memory actually happened as we believe?  Remembering references no dependable brain […]

“False Memory”



“Oh shoot, now why did I come into this room? I can’t remember and I am getting more behind!”  That happens to us all, we’re […]

“Event Boundary”



Stress sure turns tummies into anatomical gymnasts, with insides all entwined! “Butterfly” flutter and flapping feelings, often have dreaded cramps following closely behind. Our gut […]

“Gut Feelings”



  Summer’s ending, school’s beginning and “early Fall” means many students fear going back to school.  Avoidance, refusal, and worse case fear of school commonly […]

“Fear of School”


I scream, you scream, we all scream, for ice cream.  We scream for flavor… but icy pain is not what we savor.  Few phenomena scrunch […]

“Brain Freeze”


I’m not very happy but I won’t say a word… Her behavior is disrespectful and aggressive but it’s OK. I’ll let it go I don’t […]

“Avoidance Culture”