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5 Mind-Bending Psychological Theories

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Are your memories your own, or has someone planted them in your mind artificially? Is this even possible? Apparently so. There are plenty of psychological theories which attempt to draw lines between your past experiences and current mental state, but what if this concept worked backwards?Let’s drop down from University to High School and imagine you’re sat between two guys; Pete and Dave. How often do you check your phone or watch a dumb video when you’re in the middle of doing something important? Leon Festinger was an American social psychologist who made his name with the theory of Cognitive Dissonance, which states that humans adjust our beliefs subconsciously in order to fit certain rational conclusions.

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