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Personality test based on Jung - Myers-Briggs typology. A good and stable relationship between partners is conducive to a happy marriage, and we often don't know what the underlying cause of our conflicts is.

Personality test based on Jung - Myers-Briggs typology

The ability to assess the likelihood of a healthy long term relationship is one of the main challenges in dating and matchmaking. Jung Marriage Test™ addresses this challenge. The test identifies potentially successful and potentially problematic matches by comparing and analysing personality types of the partners. Personality type is defined by the three criteria introduced by Carl Jung: 10 Ways We Get the Odds Wrong. Psychopathic Traits Linked to Brain Reward System - NIH Research Matters. March 29, 2010 People who scored high on a test that measures impulsive and antisocial traits had exaggerated brain responses to certain “rewards,” like winning money or taking stimulant drugs.

Psychopathic Traits Linked to Brain Reward System - NIH Research Matters

The new study provides evidence that a dysfunctional brain reward system may underlie vulnerability to a personality disorder known as psychopathy. Impulsive and antisocial personality traits correlate with amphetamine-induced dopamine release (red and yellow) in the brain. Image by Buckholtz et al. How to Detect Lies - body language, reactions, speech patterns. Interesting Info -> Lying Index -> How to Detect Lies.

How to Detect Lies - body language, reactions, speech patterns

The Key to Understanding Body Language. Since writing “ What Every Body is Saying ,” the question I am most often asked is, “What nonverbal behaviors should I be looking for and are they different at home, at work, or in relationships?”

The Key to Understanding Body Language

Perhaps this will help to clarify the matter. The Battle for Your Mind: Brainwashing Techniques Being Used On The Public By Dick Sutphen. Authoritarian followers Mind Control Subliminals.

The Battle for Your Mind: Brainwashing Techniques Being Used On The Public By Dick Sutphen

The 10 Rules of Change. Self-change is tough, but it's not impossible, nor does it have to be traumatic , according to change expert Stan Goldberg, Ph.D.

The 10 Rules of Change

Here, he lays out the 10 principles he deems necessary for successful change. My mother died on Christmas day of a massive heart attack. I later counted 15 self-help books on her shelves, but found each offered only broad ideas; none provided the specifics necessary to save her life. Microaggressions: More than Just Race. In a previous blog (Microaggressions in Everyday Life), I indicated that most well-intentioned White Americans have inherited the racial biases of their forebears; that the most harmful forms remain outside the level of conscious awareness; and that making the "invisible, visible" is the first step to overcoming hidden prejudices.

Microaggressions: More than Just Race

Since that posting, many readers have asked me whether microaggressions can be directed at women, lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgendered (LGBT) persons, or those with disabilities. The resounding answer is "yes. " Personality Disorder Information. Information on personality disorders is found below.

Personality Disorder Information

If you are looking for further information or if you believe you have a disorder, ask your local physician to recommend a professional therapist in your area. Click here to take the personality disorder test. Color Psychology ? Infoplease.com. By David Johnson.

Color Psychology ? Infoplease.com

What is Psychological Resilience? What is Psychological Resilience?

What is Psychological Resilience?

Psychological resilience refers to an individual's capacity to withstand stressors and not manifest psychology dysfunction, such as mental illness or persistent negative mood. This is the mainstream psychological view of resilience, that is, resilience is defined in terms a person's capacity to avoid psychopathology despite difficult circumstances. Psychological stressors or "risk factors" are often considered to be experiences of major acute or chronic stress such as death of someone else, chronic illness, sexual, physical or emotional abuse, fear, unemployment and community violence. The central process involved in building resilience is the training and development of adaptive coping skills. In humanistic psychology, resilience refers to an individual's capacity to thrive and fulfill potential despite or perhaps even because of such stressors. Are Role-Playing Gamers Insane?

For the benefit of my readers who don't get out much: Role playing games are a popular form of amusement in which players assume the identity of fictional characters and embark upon adventures. Some of the parameters of these adventures are specified by the game one is playing, but these games also allow for lots of imaginative improvisation by the players. When I began researching role-playing games for my book Caught in Play , I read stories about players who had gone over the edge and had been swallowed up in the imaginary world of the game. EvanBailyn.com: What Is Peter Pan Syndrome? Posted by Evan Bailyn on Thursday, January 19th, 2012 with 0 comments. How Psychopaths Choose Their Victims. Is Dexter a Successful Psychopath? I was recently honored with the opportunity to write a chapter for the edited book , along with several other esteemed Psychology Today bloggers (also see DePaulo's blog on this book ). I highly recommend the book for anyone with an interest in the Dexter series.

Many fascinating topics are explored in the book, but one common theme several of the authors discussed is the reason why "normal" people enjoy watching a television show about a serial killer. There are lots of possibilities, but I think the reason why the Dexter series is such a successful show is that his character gives us a peek into the rarely explored and misunderstood mind of a psychopath.

Famous Cases & Criminals. All Serial Killers dot com. Understanding Human Behavior (English)