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Neuroscience clues to who you aren't. Michael Bond, consultant THE problem of the self - what it is that makes you you - has exercised philosophers and theologians for millennia.

Neuroscience clues to who you aren't

Today it is also a hotly contested scientific question, and the science is confirming what the Buddha, Scottish philosopher David Hume and many other thinkers maintained: that there is no concrete identity at the core of our being, and that our sense of self is an illusion spun from narratives we construct about our lives. Bruce Hood's The Self Illusion is a thoroughly researched and skillfully organised account of the developments in psychology and neuroscience that are helping to substantiate this unsettling vision of selfhood. He casts a long line, exploring subjects such as free will, the unconscious, the role of (false) memories in building identity, as well as myriad social psychology experiments showing how people behave differently according to the situation they are in. American DNA holds some surprising secrets. BEING CRAZY IS NOISY. John Sterns is diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder (a co-diagnosis of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder), chronic depression and chronic anxiety.

BEING CRAZY IS NOISY

He describes a lifetime of fighting demons ... Special to MORE INTELLIGENT LIFE I. I hear voices (“auditory hallucinations”, technically). They come from all directions and fill my mind with hateful, self-destructive demands. Scans Show Psychopaths Have Brain Abnormalities. By Janice Wood Associate News Editor Reviewed by John M.

Scans Show Psychopaths Have Brain Abnormalities

Grohol, Psy.D. on May 11, 2012 New research shows that psychopathy is linked to specific structural abnormalities in the brain. The study, published in the Archives of General Psychiatry and led by researchers at King’s College London, also confirmed that psychopathy is a distinct sub-group of antisocial personality disorder (ASPD), said Nigel Blackwood, M.D., from the College’s Institute of Psychiatry and lead author of the study. It Happened to Me: My Boyfriend Died. He drank Mountain Dew Code Red.

It Happened to Me: My Boyfriend Died

His favorite piece of clothing was a Dallas Cowboys T-shirt, because he was born in Texas. He used American Crew hair gel. On special occasions, he smelled like Drakkar Noir, a gift from a high-school girlfriend he couldn’t completely give up. 100 Tips About Life, People, and Happiness. 1.

100 Tips About Life, People, and Happiness

True wisdom and insight is always free. 10 Truths To Keep Your Relationship Healthy. I think it's easy to make things more complicated than they need to be. Here are some basic rules of the relationship road that will keep you headed in the right direction 1. Successful relationships take work. They don't happen in a vacuum. They occur when the couples in them take the risk of sharing what it is that's going on in their hearts and heads. Cs.virginia. A Thoughtful Look at Men and Women SHE DRIVES FOR A RELATIONSHIP.

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HE'S LOST IN THE TRANSMISSION By DAVE BARRY CONTRARY to what many women believe, it's fairly easy to develop a long-term, stable, intimate, and mutually fulfilling relationship with a guy. Freud's *The Interpretation of Dreams* Chapter 1, Section D. Back to Psych Web Home Page Back to The Interpretation of Dreams Table of Contents. 5 Psych Experiments That Sounded Fun (Until They Started) So you see an ad in the paper from a lab looking for test subjects.

5 Psych Experiments That Sounded Fun (Until They Started)

They say they want to study the effects of getting high, or eating too much, or having sex. Oh, and they'll pay you to do all of those things. Skinner on Campus. Teenage Girl Petitions Seventeen to Stop Photoshop. Teenage Girl Petitions Seventeen to Stop Photoshop By Emily Gyben 05/01/12 at 04:00 PM Seventeen's May 2012 cover girl, Chloë Moretz. .

Teenage Girl Petitions Seventeen to Stop Photoshop

A change.org petition started by a 14-year-old Maine girl is attempting to persuade Seventeen magazine to limit its photoshop use—and it’s garnered nearly 15,000 signatures in less than two weeks. Eighth-grader and ballet dancer Julia Bluhm started the petition, titled "Seventeen Magazine: Give Girls Images of Real Girls" just 12 days ago, asking simply for the glossy to print one unretouched photo spread per month. “To girls today, the word ‘pretty’ means skinny and blemish-free,” Bluhm wrote in the petition.

Psychological ("personality") Types. Psychological ("personality") Types According to Jung's theory of Psychological Types we are all different in fundamental ways.

Psychological ("personality") Types

One's ability to process different information is limited by their particular type. These types are sixteen. People can be either Extroverts or Introverts, depending on the direction of their activity. The Phobia List. Psychology studies relevant to everyday life from PsyBlog — Page 2. Hold on tight - Neuroscience. I came home from work late one evening, hungry and frustrated, and popped into my mother’s house, which was next door to mine.

Hold on tight - Neuroscience

It's you, not me: 42 ways to break up with someone. I thought it was a bad sign that you didn't know who Ernest Hemingway was, and you thought I was lazy. We were both right. You were foolish enough to ask me what I was thinking and I was foolish enough to tell you the truth.