The Barnum’s Effect, also known as the Forer’s effect, can be your silent enemy when it comes to applying for jobs. It can distort your perception of job applications and make the job search way harder for you. In this article, you can learn what this means and how you can prevent yourself from its detrimental consequences on your career.
Day: November 15, 2021
Christopher Madan, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of Nottingham in the UK. He has a broad range of research interests, but primarily studies memory, aging, and brain imaging. He completed his PhD at the University of Alberta (Canada) in 2014, which included a one-year visiting scientist position at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf in Germany. He then worked as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Boston College (USA) for three years. Chris uses a combination of cognitive psychology, neuroimaging, and computational modeling methods in his research. He also has done work related to open science, mentorship, and implementing learning science strategies in other fields.