Artificial Intelligence – The End of Humankind or a New Beginning? Part 1
The rise of Artificial Intelligence (AI) seems to have taken hold of our inner most fears, accelerated recently by the introduction of ChatGPT. But do these recent leaps forward in AI mean that we are all doomed? Recently a number of the leaders I work with have been asking my view, as a psychologist. This is not as crazy as it may sound after all psychology is the scientific study of human behaviour, cognition (aka intelligence), and emotions.
Are you sitting and waiting for life to happen? The difference between knowing and doing.
The difference between knowing something and doing something is like the difference between reading a recipe and cooking a meal. You can read a recipe all day long, but until you actually gather the ingredients, follow the steps, and put it in the oven, you won’t have a delicious meal to enjoy.
Does anyone actually ‘do’ personal development?
As an organisational psychologist, I hope the answer to this is ‘Of course, we all want to grow and develop, tell me how?’ But is my viewpoint biased? The answer is yes.
Who is your role model?
We mirror the people around us all the time, even though most of the time we are completely unaware that we are. It is a fundamental aspect to how we learn. You could even say that it’s the most effortless way of learning because it’s what our brain does unconsciously.
Doing more of what’s good for you and less of what’s not
Did you know that 80-92% of our efforts to change behaviour fail? That means that when you say you’re going to eat more heathy food, cut out alcohol, exercise more, be less grumpy with your partner, most of the time most you won’t actually do it.
Knowing you, knowing me
‘How well do you really know yourself?’ A hugely significant 95% of us think that we’re self-aware, but the reality bears a stark contrast.
I can’t get no sleep…
The importance of sleep has been getting increasing coverage over the past decade. The problem is that we are surrounded by technology which can turn sleep deprivation into not only a health risk but also a fatal disaster.
Common myths busted
There are so many myths that surround us which we cling onto well into adulthood and believe despite our rational knowledge of the world.