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Twitter user explains 40 fascinating concepts that'll broaden your understanding of the world

He stated that while the mega-thread of useful concepts would take seven minutes to read through, it could potentially prove useful for a lifetime.

Twitter user explains 40 fascinating concepts that'll broaden your understanding of the world
Cover Image Source: Twitter/@G_S_Bhogal

Twitter user Gurwinder pulled off a feat on the internet recently by capturing the ever-elusive attention of netizens for more than a couple of seconds. In a captivating compilation of concepts about human behavior and the world we live in, he explained 40 ideas about psychology, philosophy and politics in simple, understandable terms. Gurwinder—who goes by @G_S_Bhogal on the microblogging platform—explained that while the mega-thread of useful concepts would take seven minutes to read through, it could potentially prove useful for a lifetime. Seeing as how the Twitter thread was liked by over 61k people and reshared by more than 15k internet users, Gurwinder's mega-thread is a big hit.



 

Here are the 40 concepts Gurwinder tackles in the now-viral thread:

1. Social Proof:



 

2. Twyman's Law:



 

3. Spotlight Effect:



 

4. Relative Privation:



 

5. Expectation Effect:



 

6. Shirky Principle:



 

7. Gibson's Law:



 

8. Noise Bottlenecks:



 

9. Belief Perseverance:



 

10. Proteus Effect:



 

11. Narrative-Market Fit:



 

12. Fredkin's Paradox:



 

13. Cunningham's Law:



 

14. Audience Capture:



 

15. Burying The Lede:



 

16. Ben Franklin Effect:



 

17. Mismatch Theory:



 

18. Agent Detection:



 

19. Problem Selling:



 

20. Hyperbolic Discounting:



 

21. Generation Effect:



 

22. Guerrilla Information War:



 

23. Extended Cognition:



 

24. 48-Hour Rule:



 

25. Irony:



 

26. Curse of Dimensionality:



 

27. Reactive Devaluation:



 

28. Van Restorff Effect: 



 

29. Trait Ascription Bias:



 

30. Wittgenstein's Ruler



 

31. Via Negativa:



 

32. Misinformation Effect:



 

33. The Fisher Protocol:



 

34. Ideograph:



 

35. Antiroutine: 



 

36. Nocebo Effect:



 

37. Gaslighting:



 

38. Idiocy Saturation:



 

39. The Opinion Economy:



 

40. Signaling:



 

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