Ben Taylor is a psychology researcher and tutor within Sydney, Australia. Ben has published peer-reviewed research in the area of cognitive psychology, and has recently worked on several review papers focusing on mental health among North Korean refugees. Ben is interested in all areas of psychology.
Articles by Ben Taylor:
- Machiavellianism, Cognition, and Emotion: Understanding how the Machiavellian Thinks, Feels, and Thrives
24 Nov 2016
Machiavellianism is a personality trait involving manipulativeness and deceit, cynical views toward human nature, and a cold, calculating attitude towards others. The trait was conceptualized in 1970 by Christie and […]
- Why Do We Worry?
19 Nov 2016
It is a part of human nature to worry; be it about health, finances, family, and relationships. Worry is adaptive in some contexts, as it can help us to preserve […]
- Butterflies in My Stomach: The Brain-Gut Axis
01 Nov 2016
Ever had that horrible sensation of butterflies in your stomach before giving a speech? If so, then you have experienced one of the common ways in which the brain interacts […]