Blindfolded Conversations, organised by the Psych Club, provided participants with an opportunity to indulge in intriguing conversations with strangers, without actually knowing what they looked like. The event, which was open to all MAHE students across town, made for some exciting interactions.
A true test of the power of observation and memory, Psychus challenged its participants to look beyond the obvious. The three events in this category—Lie To Me, Cognitive Control, and Treacherous Ties—had their participants picking apart lies, putting their memory to the test, and playing detective all at once.
All of us would love to make money—the Behavioural Economics talk by ESoM served as a beacon of hope for the same. Their event did well to unravel the mysteries of how our psyche weighs in on our financial decisions. The talk centered around the way our emotions play a major role in the making of our financial decisions and how this link could help us improve our economy.
Ever wondered why Batman turned out the way he did? Well, if you ever dared to think so, Cerebro was where you needed to be.The psychology based interactive session tried to make sense of how our mind perceives the world and how our emotions are the resultant of a few chemical reactions.
Aiming to help participants strengthen their memory retention and logical and analytical thinking, Psychus conducted the Speed Memory Workshop, as a part of Pre-Revels’18. Considering exams are right around the corner, maybe memory hacks are just what we need!
Recognizing a propensity for judgement based on physical appearance,’ Blindfolded Conversations’ organised by the Psych Club, tries to see how differently a ‘first conversation’ pans out if this visual element is removed.
“Not everyone comes here with a problem; sometimes people come here looking for ways to improve themselves too.”
The stigma against seeking professional psychological help is one that is almost indelible, especially among those who need it the most. It is for this precise reason that MIT currently employs four student counsellors, and we had the opportunity to speak to one of them.