Tag: #psychology

illusion of control

Investing under the Illusion of Control

By Elif Çalışkan

The illusion of control is a cognitive bias which causes us to assume that we have exact control over the outcome of a situation when actually we do not. However, it is a very common strategy to cope with disappointments, difficulties, and other uncomfortable feelings (Aftab, 2013). The influence of the control bias can be insincere also during investing. We will explain 4 effects of investing under the illusion of control.

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Mental Health problems in the Workplace

5 Keys to Prevent Mental Health Problems in the Workplace

By Elif Çalışkan

Everyone deserves a respected and productive workplace but achieving those are particularly hard for people with mental health problems (Gabriel & Liimatainen, 2000). However, people may encounter some difficult life events and mental health problems in the workplace. (anger, stress, anxiety, panic attack, etc.) Moreover, the problems sometimes affect people’s workplace life negatively. So, it is important to cope with and prevent some of them before developing. We will explain 5 keys to prevent mental health problems in the workplace.

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