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Why do people believe in Astrology?

To understand this, let us first talk about the “Conformation bias” and the “Egocentric bias”.Remember there is a subtle difference between “conform” and “confirm” where the former means following the rules and behave in such a way that you fit in whereas the latter means showing the accuracy of something.Conformations Bias:The tendency of people to seek confirmation of their current beliefs and impressions.People generally tend to ignore the things that are against their current beliefs and tend to stick with the ones that support their belief system. That is people try to absorb only the information which fits in with the information they currently have.
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The "Association and Dissociation" Technique and "The fear of Public Speaking"

The "Association and Dissociation" Technique
Benefits Neutralize Experiences of low to medium intensity.amplify the positive feeling or some positive experience that you had in the past. This exercise is not recommended for traumatic experiences Note : To understand this technique, we will perform an exercise. You don’t need any equipment to perform this exercise but it is expected of you to sit in a quiet place with minimal disturbances so that you can focus on this exercise.


Running Exercise
Sit straight with your spine and shoulders erect. Close your eyes. Now imagine that you are seeing yourself running from a distance. i.e you are observing yourself running from far away. Well, you can imagine seeing yourself running on the road while you are sitting on a park bench.

How do you feel about it?
Most of you will probably feel nothing.
Now merge yourself with the object i.e imagine yourself running and observing through the eyes of a runner. You would have a completely diff…