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Creating False Memories. Calorie Counter (CalorieLab) 10 Ways Our Minds Warp Time. How time perception is warped by life-threatening situations, eye movements, tiredness, hypnosis, age, the emotions and more… The mind does funny things to our experience of time.

10 Ways Our Minds Warp Time

Just ask French cave expert Michel Siffre. In 1962 Siffre went to live in a cave that was completely isolated from mechanical clocks and natural light. Rosenhan experiment. Rosenhan's study was done in two parts.

Rosenhan experiment

The first part involved the use of healthy associates or "pseudopatients" (three women and five men, including Rosenhan himself) who briefly feigned auditory hallucinations in an attempt to gain admission to 12 different psychiatric hospitals in five different states in various locations in the United States. All were admitted and diagnosed with psychiatric disorders.

After admission, the pseudopatients acted normally and told staff that they felt fine and had no longer experienced any additional hallucinations. All were forced to admit to having a mental illness and agree to take antipsychotic drugs as a condition of their release. The average time that the patients spent in the hospital was 19 days. Steven Pinker: Language as a Window into Human Nature. 7 Helpful Tips To Immediately Increase Your Confidence. Your rating: None Average: 3.7 (6 votes) 1.)

7 Helpful Tips To Immediately Increase Your Confidence

Ask yourself, “What’s the worst that could happen?” Too often, we place excess importance on potential problems. We all have a certain amount of energy so let’s apply it to creating extraordinary relationships, advancing our careers and meeting our goals INSTEAD of wasting that energy worrying. Take action on what you have control over and minimize risks for what you don’t. 2.) 3.) 4.) 5.) 6.) Dreams: Night School. The Dream Robbers What happens when a rat stops dreaming ?

Dreams: Night School

In 2004, researchers at the University of Wisconsin at Madison decided to find out. Psychology Tests & Surveys. Voice Dialogue International. TCUP - The Collective Unconsciousness Project. Watch Free Documentaries Online - Page 5. Introduction to Psychology.

How the Brain Stops Time. One of the strangest side-effects of intense fear is time dilation, the apparent slowing-down of time. It's a common trope in movies and TV shows, like the memorable scene from The Matrix in which time slows down so dramatically that bullets fired at the hero seem to move at a walking pace. The Phobia List. 7 Social Hacks For Manipulating People.

Highly Sensitive People Emotional Problems - Are You Too Sensitive. Photo Credit: George Doyle/Stockbyte Many years ago I had a falling-out with a girlfriend that proved so painful, I can hardly talk about it today.

Highly Sensitive People Emotional Problems - Are You Too Sensitive

My friend (let's call her Mary) was a colorful television personality and had the world at her feet. TestYourself by PsychTests: Tests and quizzes on personality, IQ, love/relationships, career, health and attitudes/lifestyle. Professional quality online psychological assessments developed by the web's prominent testing experts. 15 Styles of Distorted Thinking. Revenge of the Introvert. After ten years as a psychologist practicing psychodynamic psychotherapy , I reclined on the couch of my own analyst feeling burdened by my chosen work.

After a day of seeing patients, I was drained. I had been trained to listen at many levels—words, emotions, unconscious disclosures—and I took all of that in and sorted it out in my mind. I was good at helping others discover and pursue what they wanted out of life. But at day's end I had no resources left to do it for myself. Psychology Today: Health, Help, Happiness + Find a Therapist. Personality Disorder Information. Focus on Brain Disorders - Bipolar Disorder - Introduction. Bipolar disorder is a type of mood disorder.

Focus on Brain Disorders - Bipolar Disorder - Introduction

Mood disorders are broadly divided into unipolar disorder and bipolar disorder. Read more about the difference between bipolar and unipolar disorder. Read more about mood disorders. Bipolar disorder (previously termed 'manic-depressive illness') is a relatively common and chronic psychiatric condition in which patients experience episodes of mania and depression, usually with intervening periods of relative mood stability.

Bipolar disorder is associated with cognitive and behavioural difficulties and in severe cases psychosis can present in both the manic and depressive states. Often beginning in adolescence or early adulthood, bipolar disorder has a profound negative effect on interpersonal, social, family and vocational outcomes and is a risk factor for substance abuse and suicide (Cassidy et al, 2001; Jamison, 2000; Maj et al, 2002). Authors@Google: Steven Pinker. Personality Tests. How we change what others think, believe, feel and do. Consciousness and Its Place in Nature - Philosophy.

When I learnt philosophy in the late '60s, I think it is fair to say that most philosophers were very much still under-labourers, in Locke's phrase, clearing away the nonsense that besets our thinking but not advancing many novel ideas of their own.

Consciousness and Its Place in Nature - Philosophy

Now, however, they explore realms of supposedly actual possible worlds, or even impossible ones; they contemplate the possibility that some contradictions are true; maybe some even count the number of angels on the end of a pin. This volume presents arguments for and against another bizarre, but strangely prevalent idea: panpsychism, the notion that the fundamental stuff of the universe is somehow conscious.