Tag: psychology

You Are Being Gamed

08/19/2017


In this classic Corbett Report podcast from 2010, James opens up the virtual Skinner box and peers into the future of gaming in the world of ubiquitous computing. When our daily life consists of interactions with computers, will there be any way to avoid amusing ourselves to death?

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James Corbett on Learned Helplessness and Learned Optimism

08/14/2017


In this clip from the BFP Roundtable on “Why Are Americans So Apathetic?” James Corbett gives a short lesson on learned helplessness and learned optimism.

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It Begins: Canadian Gov Rolls Out Points To Reward Good Citizens

07/16/2017192 Comments

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Psychographics 101

07/02/2017


What do you get when you combine behavioural science with big data and use the new Frankenstein hybrid to better influence people’s thoughts, opinions and desires? Why, psychographics of course! Join James today as he delves into the murky world of billionaire hedge fund owners, creepy thought manipulators and the Trump campaign.

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Episode 319 – Psychographics 101

07/01/201746 Comments

What do you get when you combine behavioural science with big data and use the new Frankenstein hybrid to better influence people’s thoughts, opinions and desires? Why, psychographics of course! Join James today as he delves into the murky world of billionaire hedge fund owners, creepy thought manipulators and the Trump campaign.

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I See GREEN Light!

05/31/201754 Comments


The social engineers will tell you that green lights are blue or there are five lights when there are only four. They want you to repeat their lies. They want to break you down. Don’t let them. Say it with me: That is a GREEN light!

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The History (And Future) of Social Engineering

12/20/2016


In this interview from 2014, James Corbett joins Walter Hendricks of The Solvinur Event to discuss social engineering. James and Walter break down propaganda and PR, advertising and education, how the media is used to form our habits and opinions, and how to fight back against the social engineers.

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How to Control Your Smartphone (So It Doesn’t Control You)

07/20/2016

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Interview 1194 – Larry Rosen Gives Practical Advice on Controlling Your Smartphone

07/20/201612 Comments

Do you use your smartphone and other tech devices intelligently, responsibly and sparingly? Then congratulations, this interview isn’t for you! But if you (or someone you know) find yourself distracted by your fondleslab and feel anxious when you’re not able to check your latest notifications, then it’s time to admit that the technology is starting to control you. Today we talk to research psychologist Dr. Larry Rosen about how our technology is turning us into Pavlov’s dog and how we can regain control over our devices and our lives.

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Problem. Reaction. Solution. (Paris Edition)

11/22/201522 Comments

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