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In his new book, The Secret Life of Pronouns: What Our Words Say About Us , social psychologist Jam es W. Pennebaker, chairman of the department of psychology at the University of Texas at Austin, looks at the hidden psychological messages our language choices reveal.
Have you ever wondered why your memory of certain events is so different than everyone else’s?
One deadly scourge may lead to cures for another.
- People can't be infected with the amoeba by swallowing contaminated water. - Ongoing heat and droughts could put more people at risk. - The organism travels from the nose to the brain.
The Developmental Asset framework identifies 20 external and 20 internal assets. Each asset helps promote healthy development of young people. External assets are essentially positive experiences provided by the world, including support networks, empowerment, appropriate boundaries and expectations, and positive and constructive use of time.
[ edit ] Dream stabilization Once you are able to dream lucidly, you may find that it is difficult to stay in the dream; for example, you may wake instantly or the dream may start “fading” which is characterized by loss or degradation of any of the senses, especially vision. Alternatively, a new lucid dreamer could easily forget that they are in a dream, as a result of the shock of the sensation.
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If you've ever been convinced by a salesperson that you truly wanted a product, done something too instinctively, or made choices that seemed entirely out of character, then you've had an idea planted in your mind.
Cracked.com's new book is now on sale . What follows is one of 22 classic articles that appear in the book, along with 18 new articles that you can't read anywhere else. Psychologists know you have to be careful when you go poking around the human mind because you're never sure what you'll find there.
post written by: Marc Email We all fall victim to at least a few lies during the course of our lifetime.
This condition, called transposition or situs invertus, occurs approximately once in every 10,000 births! The child was born healthy and otherwise normal, but was noticeably weak.
Age: 21 years Height: 172 cm Anna – Russian Cup winner in karate-do Rengokai (2008) winners of the tournament in karate (2006), IMR, a black belt Olga – the tournament winner of the International League of Martial Arts (2007), Silver medalist Cup of Russia on karate-Rengokai (2009), IMR, a black belt
Today I found out that no two people in this world have identical fingerprints, not even identical twins. You would expect identical twins to have the same fingerprints as they are monozygotic, which means that they develop when a single fertilized egg splits in two, leading to two embryos.
Dr. Hitoshi Christopher Nikaidoh, a surgeon, was decapitated as he stepped on to an elevator at Christus St.
From miraculous survivals to bizarre medical disorders, the medical world is crawling with astounding tales.