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Ag @ tsk. Ἰδιοσυγκρασία. 12 Laws of the Emotions. Explore the psychology of the emotions with these 12 laws. We tend to think of our emotions as having laws unto themselves, but one psychological researcher has suggested that our emotions do follow certain general rules. Professor Nico Frijda puts forward twelve laws of the emotions (Fridja, 2006). As with most laws there are exceptions, but these have been synthesised from years of psychological research and hold true much of the time. 1. The Law of Situational Meaning The first law is simply that emotions derive from situations. Generally the same types of situation will elicit the same types of emotional response. 2. We feel because we care about something, when we have some interest in what happens, whether it’s to an object, ourselves, or another person. 3. Whatever seems real to us, can elicit an emotional response. 4, 5 & 6. The law of habituation means that in life we get used to our circumstances whatever they are (mostly true, but see laws 7 & 8). 7. 8. 9. 10. 11 & 12.

Are you emotionally intelligent? Here’s how to know for sure. When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70 per cent of the time. This anomaly threw a massive wrench into the broadly held assumption that IQ was the sole source of success. Decades of research now point to emotional intelligence as being the critical factor that sets star performers apart from the rest of the pack. The connection is so strong that 90 per cent of top performers have high emotional intelligence. Emotional intelligence is the “something” in each of us that is a bit intangible. It affects how we manage behavior, navigate social complexities, and make personal decisions to achieve positive results.

Despite the significance of EQ, its intangible nature makes it very difficult to know how much you have and what you can do to improve if you’re lacking. Unfortunately, quality (scientifically valid) EQ tests aren’t free. You embrace change. The Seven Characteristics of Emotionally Strong People. 18 Behaviors of Emotionally Intelligent People. When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70 percent of the time. This anomaly threw a massive wrench into the broadly held assumption that IQ was the sole source of success. Decades of research now point to emotional intelligence as being the critical factor that sets star performers apart from the rest of the pack. The connection is so strong that 90 percent of top performers have high emotional intelligence. Emotional intelligence is the "something" in each of us that is a bit intangible.

It affects how we manage behavior, navigate social complexities, and make personal decisions to achieve positive results. Despite the significance of EQ, its intangible nature makes it difficult to measure and to know what to do to improve it if you're lacking. You have a robust emotional vocabulary. You're curious about people. You embrace change. You disconnect. Understanding Stress: Symptoms, Signs, Causes, and Effects. What is stress? The Body’s Stress Response When you perceive a threat, your nervous system responds by releasing a flood of stress hormones, including adrenaline and cortisol. These hormones rouse the body for emergency action. Your heart pounds faster, muscles tighten, blood pressure rises, breath quickens, and your senses become sharper. These physical changes increase your strength and stamina, speed your reaction time, and enhance your focus—preparing you to either fight or flee from the danger at hand.

Stress is a normal physical response to events that make you feel threatened or upset your balance in some way. When you sense danger—whether it’s real or imagined—the body's defenses kick into high gear in a rapid, automatic process known as the “fight-or-flight-or-freeze” reaction, or the stress response.

The stress response is the body’s way of protecting you. The stress response also helps you rise to meet challenges. How do you respond to stress? Stress doesn’t always look stressful. Recognize these emotions. The Passion and Reason 15 The book Passion and Reason provides clear definitions and descriptions of 15 separate emotions. These are: Anger — Conspecific threat, trespass, loss attributed to an agent, unjust insult, thwarted goals, plea for justice Envy — Desiring other's stature objects Jealousy — Threat to sexual access.

Fright — Concern for a future specific unpleasant event. Anxiety — Concern for an unidentified unpleasant event. The Rationalized 22 The book The Cognitive Structure of Emotions describes these 22 distinct emotions in an organized structure: Appraisal of an event: Fortune of others: Happy-for — (delighted-for, happy-for, pleased-for) — Pleased about an event desirable for another Sorry-for — (compassion, pity, sad-for, sorry-for, sympathy) — Displeased about an event undesirable for another Resentment — (envy, jealousy, resentment) — Displeased about an event desirable for another Gloating — (gloating, Schadenfreude) — Pleased about an event undesirable for another.

Everyday Stress Can Shut Down the Brain's Chief Command Center. The entrance exam to medical school consists of a five-hour fusillade of hundreds of questions that, even with the best preparation, often leaves the test taker discombobulated and anxious. For some would-be physicians, the relentless pressure causes their reasoning abilities to slow and even shut down entirely. The experience—known variously as choking, brain freeze, nerves, jitters, folding, blanking out, the yips or a dozen other descriptive terms—is all too familiar to virtually anyone who has flubbed a speech, bumped up against writer’s block or struggled through a lengthy exam.

For decades scientists thought they understood what happens in the brain during testing or a battlefront firefight. In recent years a different line of research has put the physiology of stress in an entirely new perspective. The response to stress is not just a primal reaction affecting parts of the brain that are common to a wide array of species ranging from salamanders to humans. Select an option below: David Eagleman: The human brain runs on conflict. This article was taken from the May 2011 issue of Wired magazine. Be the first to read Wired's articles in print before they're posted online, and get your hands on loads of additional content by subscribing online. Throughout the 60s, pioneers in artificial intelligence worked late nights trying to build simple robotic programs capable of finding, fetching and stacking small wooden blocks in patterns.

It was one of those apparently simple problems that turn out to be exceptionally difficult, and it led AI scientists to think: perhaps the robot could solve the problem by distributing the work among specialised subagents -- small computer programs that each bite off a piece of the problem. One computer program could be in charge of finding, another could fetch, another could solve stacking. The society-of-mind framework was a breakthrough, but, despite initial excitement, a collection of experts with divided labour has never yielded the properties of the human brain. Evidence builds that meditation strengthens the brain. Earlier evidence out of UCLA suggested that meditating for years thickens the brain (in a good way) and strengthens the connections between brain cells.

Now a further report by UCLA researchers suggests yet another benefit. Eileen Luders, an assistant professor at the UCLA Laboratory of Neuro Imaging, and colleagues, have found that long-term meditators have larger amounts of gyrification ("folding" of the cortex, which may allow the brain to process information faster) than people who do not meditate. Further, a direct correlation was found between the amount of gyrification and the number of meditation years, possibly providing further proof of the brain's neuroplasticity, or ability to adapt to environmental changes. The article appears in the online edition of the journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. The cerebral cortex is the outermost layer of neural tissue.

"The insula has been suggested to function as a hub for autonomic, affective and cognitive integration," said Luders. Microwave test – an eye opener | Employee News « 2012 Indy Info – LRC. Very interesting!!!! Is it time to act??????? Below is a Science fair project presented by a girl in a secondary school in Sussex. In it she took filtered water and divided it into two parts.

The first part she heated to boiling in a pan on the stove, and the second part she heated to boiling in a microwave. Then after cooling she used the water to water two identical plants to see if there would be any difference in the growth between the normal boiled water and the water boiled in a microwave. She was thinking that the structure or energy of the water may be compromised by microwave.

As it turned out, even she was amazed at the difference, after the experiment which was repeated by her class mates a number of times and had the same result. It has been known for some years that the problem with microwaved anything is not the radiation people used to worry about, it’s how it corrupts the DNA in the food so the body can not recognize it. FORENSIC RESEARCH DOCUMENT Prepared By: William P. 1).

Relive and share your adventures using Stories - Google+ Help. After you create albums in Google Photos, you can share them with other people. You can allow people to: Just view them Add photos Comment on them You can change the level of access any time. Let people view an album Open an album you made. At the top right, select More. Select Sharing options. Turning this off If you turn off "Share": All comments and any photos that were added by other people will be removed. Let people add photos to an album When you share an album, this will be on by default.

Open an album you made. Turning this on When this setting is on, anyone who has the link will be able to add to and see your album. Let people comment on an album Open an album you made. Turning this off If you turn this off, existing comments will stay there unless you delete them. Delete comments On the comment, click More , then Delete comment. To review all the comments you've made, go to the Activity Log. Related pages Andrea is a Google Photos expert and wrote this page.

Was this article helpful? 9x reviews. Medications Glossary: Drug Classes and Medications | Lewy Body Dementia Association. This glossary was developed for LBD families and provides helpful information about medications used to treat cognitive, motor, mood or behavioral disorders. The publication may be useful in discussing the risks and benefits of certain medications with healthcare providers. The Medications Glossary is divided into sections to make it easier to find certain types of information: Section 1: Medication Sensitivities should be read first.

It provides an important overview about potentially severe sensitivities to medications used to treat hallucinations or other LBD-related behavioral problems. Section 2: Medications, alphabetically lists generic drugs (and corresponding brand names) that are used to treat symptoms of LBD, Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease. Section 3: Medication Classes and Related Terms, defines medication types that fall into the same ‘class’ because they have similar chemical structures or mechanism of action. Dreaming, waking conscious experience, and the resting brain: report of subjective experience as a tool in the cognitive neurosciences. The APET model: emotions come first, Joe Griffin and Ivan Tyrrell. Joe Griffin and Ivan Tyrrell introduce a biologically-based theory which explains the shortcomings of purely cognitive approaches and why effective therapies can work fast. DENNY was given a life sentence for murder when he battered his friend to death on a freezing cold night for no reason that he could articulate.

He and his best friend Nick were 'down and out'. Having failed to get jobs which they had travelled to a specific town in search of, they had both hitchhiked and trudged, cold and hungry, the 90 miles back to their home town. On arrival, they huddled in a derelict building, desperately burning any wood they could tear down to make fires for warmth. Nick quite reasonably suggested that they go to Denny's mother's house, which was only 500 yards away, and sleep on her front room floor. Why? The case provides a highly graphic example of how extremely strong emotional reactions precede conscious understanding and reasoning.

New understandings Faulty thinking The ABC model References. Understand the brain function problems that explain mental illness. There are three crucial functions to the human brain and how each part works and relates to each other part can explain how many serious mental problems arise. These parts are Conscious Executing, Unconscious Processing and Flight & Fight. Conscious Executing Left hemisphere (CE.L) and Right hemisphere (CE.R) This is the pre-frontal cortex which processes imagination and cognition where emotions are under control and so are consciously useful. The prefrontal cortex also holds information not currently in the environment, whose central role is to create the "mental sketch pad". It is the slowest of the three levels of the brain. Each hemisphere of the prefrontal cortex processes differently. Unconscious processing (UP) This is the Default Network. Flight & Fight (FF) This is the primitive brain and Limbic system, where emotional responses are crude, automatic and overwhelming.

A normal emotionally healthy brain has a good balance between all three. Take the first step. Lewy Body Dementia: Information for Patients, Families, and Professionals. Coping with a diagnosis of LBD and all that follows can be challenging. Getting support from family, friends, and professionals is critical to ensuring the best possible quality of life. Creating a safe environment and preparing for the future are important, too. Take time to focus on your strengths, enjoy each day, and make the most of your time with family and friends. Here are some ways to live with LBD day to day.

Getting Help Your family and close friends are likely aware of changes in your thinking, movement, or behavior. As LBD progresses, you will likely have more trouble managing everyday tasks such as taking medication, paying bills, and driving. Finding someone you can talk with about your diagnosis—a trusted friend or family member, a mental health professional, or a spiritual advisor—may be helpful. Consider Safety The changes in thinking and movement that occur with LBD require attention to safety issues. Plan for Your Future There are many ways to plan ahead.

Introduction. At the end of life, each story is different. Death comes suddenly, or a person lingers, gradually failing. For some older people, the body weakens while the mind stays alert. Others remain physically strong, and cognitive losses take a huge toll. But for everyone, death is inevitable, and each loss is personally felt by those close to the one who has died. End-of-life care is the term used to describe the support and medical care given during the time surrounding death.

Such care does not happen just in the moments before breathing finally stops and a heart ceases to beat. An older person is often living, and dying, with one or more chronic illnesses and needs a lot of care for days, weeks, and sometimes even months. End of Life: Helping With Comfort and Care hopes to make the unfamiliar territory of death slightly more comfortable for everyone involved.

When a doctor says something like, “I’m afraid the news is not good. End of Life: Helping With Comfort and Care. Advance_care_planning_tipsheet_0.pdf. Advance Care Planning.

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