From error terror to wonder blunder
- `Where did I go wrong?': A psychophysiological analysis of error detection. Bernstein, Peter S.; Scheffers, Marten K. // Journal of Experimental Psychology. Human Perception & Performan;Dec95, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p1312
Presents a study on the predictions about the role of response similarity in the error-related negativity (ERN) process. J. Miller (1982) paradigm; Response similarity; Stimulus similarity; ERN amplitude.
- freudian slip. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p908
A reference entry for the term "freudian slip," is presented.
- Skepticism and credulity. Wisdom, Bill // Skeptic;1997, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p96
Presents two different ways wherein humans can err. Single strategy to minimize errors; Skepticisms that address the importance of keeping standards of evidence high; Criticisms of the elaborate defense of credulity from William James, philosopher and psychologist.
- MAKING PEACE WITH PERFECTION. Kempton, Sally // Yoga Journal;Jan/Feb2003, Issue 172, p84
Provides tips and information in dealing with perfection. Maintenance of inner critic; Focus of the attention at the present; Acknowledgement of mistakes and failures.
- The Art of Being Wrong. // Electronic Musician;Nov2001, Vol. 17 Issue 11, p210
Focuses on the advantages about being wrong. Severity and obviousness of the mistake; Cataclysmic blunders; Options for mistakes which can never resolved.
- When you've really blown it. Montgomery, Dan // Total Health;Aug95, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p50
Presents the author's views about guilty feelings caused by mistakes and personal imperfections. Reasons why people cover up their mistakes; Signs of inability to accept mistakes shown by scapegoating people; Techniques for making amends; Power to liberate from the guilt of mistakes from grace.
- The persistence of basic mistakes: A re-examination of psychopathology within individual psychology. Christopher, John Chambers; Brickhard, Mark H. // Individual Psychology: The Journal of Adlerian Theory, Research ;Jun94, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p223
Examines the nature of psychopathology, with emphasis on how implicit errors are able to persist through time. How persistence is addressed in individual psychology; Alternative understanding of persistence; Implications.
- The error of our ways. Spence, Des // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;7/2/2011, Vol. 343 Issue 7813, p48
The article presents the author's view on clinical responsibility as the most challenging aspect in a doctor's medical life. The author states that a wrong clinical decision may cause harm to patients and can even kill. The author notes that doctors need to accept the burden of errors even if...
- Self-Monitoring of Mistakes Among Subjects High and Low in Perfectionistic Concern over Mistakes. Frost, Randy O.; Trepanier, Kristin Lynn; Brown, Elissa J.; Heimberg, Richard G.; Juster, Harlan R.; Makris, Gregory S.; Leung, Anna W. // Cognitive Therapy & Research;Apr97, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p209
Subjects high and low in perfectionistic concern over mistakes (CM; Frost, Marten, Lahart, & Rosenblate, 1990) monitored their mistakes daily to test several hypotheses about the nature of mistakes among perfectionists. High-CM subjects did not report a greater number of mistakes, nor were the...