Category: Psyched for the Weekend

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Psyched for the Weekend

When Things Become Too Special to Use

When you don’t use things, they take on an aura of “too good to use.” As something continues to be unused, we perceive it as more and more special — and are even less likely to use it.

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Psyched for the Weekend

What Are Parasocial Relationships?

Parasocial relationships are entirely one-sided relationships — ones in which one party is interested and invests significant time and energy in someone and that other party is completely unaware of their existence.

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Psyched for the Weekend

What Is Overclaiming?

Overclaiming is when someone claims to have knowledge that’s impossible to have. A clear way this can manifest is someone saying that they’re familiar with something that doesn’t even exist.

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