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Advice, Be Like, and Beautiful: glumshoe I drea but the professor spent the first lecture doing nothing but clicking through a slideshow of photos of beautiful landscapes with C-3PO edited into them, then explaining that adding C- 3PO to otherwise serious situations ruined humans' ability to take them seriously. When we mt that I enrolled in a psychology class started laughing at what a pointless lecture this was, she glared at us and announced that our laughter had proved her point. Then funerals and show people sad pictures of the deceased with C-3PO photoshopped in. If they laughed, it meant their ability to feel humor was stronger than their ability to feel grief she assigned us our homework -go to I thought, 'oh my god my professor is a robot with absolutely no idea how human psychology works' so I decided to stay in the class and h her figure it out by writing explanations in my essays that would offer nuance and context glumshoe And now class, I want you to examine the following image." "Beautiful, isn't it? This shot of the Bolivian salt flats is absolutely breathtaking and meets all human standards of 'beauty'. The warm hues of the clouds contrast pleasantly with the deep azure of the sky, and the perfect mirroring in the water suggests an almost mystical purity. The human brain is nearly overcome with wonder at the natural optical illusion. However, I have toshopped C-3PO into the image, replacing the boat in the original photo. You all laugh! It is no longer a beautiful photo, but a comical one because no one respects C-3PO. You see him as a fool, and thus the picture becomes comical! Human brains prioritize humor to the exclusion of all else. Now, I want you all to go out and absolutely ruin some funerals tomorrow." glumshoe hmm 5,822 notes advice-animal: Psychology be like that

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Be Like, Beautiful, and Brains: glumshoe I drea but the professor spent the first lecture doing nothing but clicking through a slideshow of photos of beautiful landscapes with C-3PO edited into them, then explaining that adding C- 3PO to otherwise serious situations ruined humans' ability to take them seriously. When we mt that I enrolled in a psychology class started laughing at what a pointless lecture this was, she glared at us and announced that our laughter had proved her point. Then funerals and show people sad pictures of the deceased with C-3PO photoshopped in. If they laughed, it meant their ability to feel humor was stronger than their ability to feel grief she assigned us our homework -go to I thought, 'oh my god my professor is a robot with absolutely no idea how human psychology works' so I decided to stay in the class and h her figure it out by writing explanations in my essays that would offer nuance and context glumshoe And now class, I want you to examine the following image." "Beautiful, isn't it? This shot of the Bolivian salt flats is absolutely breathtaking and meets all human standards of 'beauty'. The warm hues of the clouds contrast pleasantly with the deep azure of the sky, and the perfect mirroring in the water suggests an almost mystical purity. The human brain is nearly overcome with wonder at the natural optical illusion. However, I have toshopped C-3PO into the image, replacing the boat in the original photo. You all laugh! It is no longer a beautiful photo, but a comical one because no one respects C-3PO. You see him as a fool, and thus the picture becomes comical! Human brains prioritize humor to the exclusion of all else. Now, I want you all to go out and absolutely ruin some funerals tomorrow." glumshoe hmm 5,822 notes Psychology be like that

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Dank, Memes, and Mfw: I can actually see muscle progress on my body without flexing finally! mfw I look in the mirror by Djandyt MORE MEMES

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Be Like, Club, and Confidence: Body Language Cheat Sheet for Writers All body language must be considered in context, but if you've set your scene and established your characters, a little body language can help! Anger Distress Anger is one expression of fight-or-flight mode an automatic, instinctive reaction to a threat. In many cases, there is an underlying fear of being harmed. Thanks to autonomic nervous system arousal, the heart rate increases, pupils dilate and the face may flush. Other signs of anger: Men in particular have a tendency to stroke or rub the nape of the neck when they're upset. It acts as a self-soothing gesture to deal with a "pain in the neck. Crossed arms arms act like a protective barrier Self-hugging- arms are crossed, hands gripping upper arms One-arm cross one arm crosses the body to hold or touch the other arm women keep a hand on a purse or bag strap to make this look more natural Clutching a purse, briefcase, or bag with both arms Adjusting cuffs or cuff-links (men's version of the purse-strap grab) Folding the hands together in front of the crotch (men) " Balling the fists Crossing the arms tightly Clenching the fists once arms are crossed Tight-lipped smile Clenched teeth Shaking a finger like a club Stabbing a finger at someone - " " - Attraction " " Pupils dilate - Women will cross and uncross legs to - draw attention to them Mirroring (usually unconsciously) mimicking the other person's body anguage Lying Lying causes a subtle tingling in the face and neck, so the gestures below are attempts to eliminate that feeling Closed to Conversation - Covering the mouth can be like a shh Keeping the hands in the pockets (esp men) gesture, or they may cover the mouth completely some people try to cover it by coughing Touching or rubbing the nose or just below the nose often a quick, small gesture, not a scratch Rubbing the eyes (especially men) Scratching the neck with the index finger Arms and legs crossed " Sitting back - Folding the hands together on a table . (creates a barrier) - The "figure-four leg cross (setting the . ankle of one leg on the knee of the other) and then grabbing the lower half of the top leg with both hands " Superiority, Confidence, Power, Dominance " Steepling the fingers (aka setting the - Folding the hands behind the back Opennesss and Honesty Exposure of the palms Arms and legs unfolded Leaning forward tips of the fingers together) Thumbs sticking out from pockets when hands are in pockets (can be front or back pockets) Submissive Signals - Smiling that's why some people smile - Hands on hips Straddling a chair when they're upset or afraid -" Slumping the shoulders - Doing anything to appear smaller . Hands folded behind the head while sitting up (in men; in women this thrusts the breasts out and becomes sexual) THE FICTION WRITERS GUIDE PSYCHOLOGY © Archetypewriting. com-Got psychology/writing questions? Visit The Fiction Writer's Guide to Psychology May be reproduced freely for personal and educational purposes only lunarmoment: theinformationdump: Body Language Cheat Sheet for Writers As described by Selnick’s article: Author and doctor of clinical psychology Carolyn Kaufman has released a one-page body language cheat sheet of psychological “tells” (PDF link) fiction writers can use to dress their characters. Because I realize all my characters do is look at each other and have their eyebrows shoot up. Sometimes they even lower their eyebrows too!

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