Basic Psychology knowledge every leader must know-Part 2

Freewill vs determinism

Having freedom and being in charge of our own lives is one of the most cherished values in life. But how many of us are really free? Do people act according to their own volition and make efforts towards reaching their potential? Or are they human androids programmed by society and genes?

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Basic Psychology knowledge every leader must know-Part 1

Introduction

Our mind is probably the least understood object in the world. Scientists are now able to look deep inside sub atomic particles and are zooming their telescopes in to the farthest corners of the universe. But they are not even close to figuring out that thing which enables us to do such remarkable thinking-our brain. Questions concerning mind, consciousness and brain have been studied since thousands of years. Our ancient schools of philosophy like Sankhya and Mimamsa have studied such questions through observation and introspection and gave their theories about mind and consciousness. Scientific psychology in west started in late 19th century, since then, the objective understanding of our brain and behavior has increased tremendously.

This series of articles will collate knowledge about human mind and behavior from various disciplines to give the general public simple yet comprehensive insights in to their’s and others’ mind and behavior.