Phil and Steve discuss common cognitive distortions, how to identify them, and how to deal with them effectively. They also discuss mindfulness, the ineffable processes of memory, and more.
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- The Cognitive Distortions list that Steve was working from (Psychology)
- All-or-nothing Thinking / Splitting / Black & White Thinking (Cognitive Distortion; RE: Phil’s question—they’re synonyms; Psychology)
- Ad hominem — Attacking the person, not the argument (Rhetoric)
- Logical Fallacies (Logic, Rhetoric, Philosophy)
- Perfectionism (Psychology)
- Thought Record—Downloadable PDF (CBT)
- Cognitive Defusion (Psychology)
- Over Generalization ((Cognitive Distortion; Psychology)
- Reticular Activating System (RAS; Psychology): “The Reticular Activating System operates as a filter. It notices certain things and draws our attention to them. When people who are more risk-averse, a filter is more likely to draw their attention to the things that can go wrong. We call them threat-sensitive people. Threat-sensitive people are more risk-averse, and they’re also more prone to pessimism.”
- Selfish Gene Theory (Biology; Richard Dawkins)
- Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT; Psychology)
- “What you resist persists” —Carl Jung (Psychology)
- Mindfulness (Psychology)
- Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT; Psychology)
- Jumping to Conclusions (Cognitive Distortion):
- Getting to No (Chris Voss)
- Never Split the Difference by Chris Voss (Book; Negotiation)
- Socratic Method (Rhetoric, Psychology, Persuasion, Dialectic)
- Control Fallacies (Psychology)
- People are the experts of their own lives
- Beginner’s Mind / Shoshin; Being curious about your own experience (Psychology; Buddhism)
- “The unexamined life is not worth living” —Socrates
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