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Psychology of Luck. Made by: Erika Aidukaitė PSbns1-01. Content. Introduction The Luck Factor Maximise Chance Opportunities Listening to Lucky Hunches Expect Good Fortune Turn Bad to Good Reasons why people are unlucky Conclusions References. Introduction.

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Psychology of luck

Psychology of Luck

Made by: Erika Aidukaitė

PSbns1-01


Content
Content

  • Introduction

  • The Luck Factor

  • Maximise Chance Opportunities

  • Listening to Lucky Hunches

  • Expect Good Fortune

  • Turn Bad to Good

  • Reasons why people are unlucky

  • Conclusions

  • References


Introduction
Introduction

  • Psychology of luck is very arguable theme nowadays.

  • What luck depends on?

  • It is important to know:

    • Why some people are called accident-prone and others just lucky guys?

    • How to create your own luck?

Superstitious beliefs – prietarai

Accident-prone – traukiantis nelaimes


The luck factor
The Luck Factor

  • The four principles to become lucky:

    • Maximise Chance Opportunities

    • Listening to Lucky Hunches

    • Expect Good Fortune

    • Turn Bad Luck to Good

      Hunch – nuojauta, įtarimas

Richard Wiseman


Maximise chance opportunities
Maximise Chance Opportunities

  • Wiseman’s experiment with people who call themselves lucky and unlucky.

  • Lucky people score higher on the personality factor of extraversion and in openness.

  • Lucky people score lower in neuroticism.

  • Lucky people keep in touch with large groups of friends and acquaintances.

    acquaintances - pažįstami


Listening to lucky hunches
Listening to Lucky Hunches

  • Effective decisions by listening to intuition and gut feelings.

  • Take steps to boost your intuitive abilities:

    • Meditate

    • Clear mind from other thoughts

      Gut feelings – instinktai

      Boost – paskatinti


Expect good fortune
Expect Good Fortune

  • Lucky people are certain that the future is going to be full of fortune.

  • Self-fullfilling prophecies by helping lucky people persist in the face of failure.

    prophecies - pranašystės


Turn bad luck to good
Turn Bad Luck to Good

  • “Counter-factual” – ability to imagine what might have happened, rather than what actually did happen.

  • Take control of situation.

  • Lucky people employ various psychological techniques to cope with, and often even thrive upon, the ill fortune that comes their way.

    Thrive upon - apsidžiaugti


Reasons why people are unlucky
Reasons why people are unlucky

  • Some personality traits depend on the month of birth.

  • Lack of self-esteem.

  • Superstitious beliefs.

  • Focusing on one subject.

Self-esteem – pasitikėjimas savimi

Personality traits – asmenybės bruožai

Superstitious beliefs - prietarai


Conclusions
Conclusions

  • Everyone can create his/her own luck.

  • A person chooses his/her path of life.

  • There are no superstitions working!

  • The only one thing that affects person’s is his/her vision to life.


References
References

Literature:

  • http://www.richardwiseman.com/resources/The_Luck_Factor.pdf (watched 2012.03.03.)

  • http://www.psychologytoday.com/articles/201005/make-your-own-luck (watched 2012.03.03.)

  • http://www.richardwiseman.com/research/psychologyluck.html (watched 2012.03.03.)

    Pictures:

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  • http://www.rationalistinternational.net/associates/r_wiseman.htm (watched 2012.03.03)

  • http://searchforfriendsonfacebook.com/search-for-friends-on-facebook-a-clever-trick/ (watched 2012.03.03)

  • http://imo.thejakartapost.com/anyil/2012/02/23/reveal-the-science-of-luck-how-to-make-our-own-good-fortune/ (watched 2012.03.03)

  • http://www.parents.com/baby/shower/themes/good-fortune-baby-shower/ (watched 2012.03.03)

  • http://blog.bigquizthing.com/2010_12_01_archive.html (watched 2012.03.03)

  • http://hcprojectjournal.blogspot.com/2012/01/think-about-yourself.html (watched 2012.03.03)

  • http://randomyesusefulno.com/post/193702245/a-cat-and-a-lollipop-via-the-world-according-to (watched 2012.03.03)



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