Underpinning all of these are many sound academic researches and theories which
form the deeper explanations for how
- Academic Theories: Lots of academic theories:
- Beliefs: The bedrock of our assumptions.
- Behaviors: That result from our
decisions, including lots on:
- Brain stuff: Deeper stuff about how the
- Critical Theory: Deep
- Culture: How we socially act together.
- Decisions: The processes by which we
weigh up choices and build intent.
- Emotions: How we feel the way we do (and
are drive to action).
- Evolution: Forces of nature on us.
- Gender: Differences between men and women.
- Groups: How groups and teams of people
- Identity: Complexities of the self.
- Learning: How we get to make
- Meaning: The meaning we make from our
- Memory: How we store, recognize and
- Models: Simplified reality.
- Motivation: The overall subject of
what drives us (and where changing minds often needs to be). Including:
- programmed systems.
- Needs: Details and models about these pre-SIFT Model:
Unique model of cognitive functioning.
- Perception: From sensing to sense.
- Personality: What makes us who
- Power: Our capability to act. Where we get
it and how we use it.
- Preferences: The biases that we
apply to our choices.
From the early years.
- Relationships: How
- Research: Gaining a deeper
- Stress: What winds us up.
- Trust: The social glue that is the gateway
- Understanding body
language: Non-verbal communication.
- Values: The rules we live by (in order to
live with others).