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TRIOPE | Child Abuse | Psychopathy. Boletín de Psicología, No. 107, Marzo 2013 92Guadix, Carrobles, Rodríguez-Carballeira y Porrúa, 2009). También setrata de un concepto que abarca numerosos indicadores y/o manifesta-ciones de maltrato psicológico (Taverniers, 2001), así como variadosmecanismos encubiertos y manifiestos de abuso psicológico (Asensi,2008). En el concreto campo de la violencia en la pareja, también se hahallado que la violencia psicológica suele ser el tipo de maltrato másfrecuente y a menudo precede al desarrollo de la violencia física(O’Leary, 2001), así como también que sus consecuencias y el impactopsicológico sobre quien lo sufre pueden ser tan graves como las delfísico o el sexual, o más (Henning y Klesges, 2003).El presente trabajo es una revisión de las investigaciones que hanestudiado específicamente la en el contexto de las relacionesamorosas y/o de pareja, habiéndose constatado la nocividad/toxicidadpsicológico-emocional y social que este tipo de personas generan ensus múltiples víctimas.

Et al. La. So Far So Good: Emotion in the Peripersonal/Extrapersonal Space. Hypervigilance: Symptoms and treatment. Why Is It You Can Sense When Someone’s Staring at You? Say you’re engrossed in a task, scrolling through your phone or reading a book. Suddenly that creepy, prickly feeling grabs hold of you. Someone’s staring. You turn to find out who it is. Be they friend or foe, the feeling itself seems like an eerie sort of 6th sense. It’s also a necessary part of being human, an adaptation that kept our ancestors alive. The biological phenomenon is known as "gaze detection" or “gaze perception.” So far, the neural network responsible in humans remain unidentified. We do know that ten distinct brain regions are involved with human sight, and there may be more. Humans are sensitive to the gaze of others. The visual cortex. Another reason, if you look at human eyes in contrast to other animals, the sclera or white part surrounding the pupil is far larger.

Of course, we don’t have to be looking directly at someone to tell whether or not they’re staring at us. It isn’t always about seeing another’s eyes. Looking at someone is also a social cue. On Flipboard. Tips for Being in a Relationship With a Man Who Has Asperger's or Autism - Page 3. Truththeory. Beyond Binary: How Bisexuality Shifts Orientation Science. Lea Waters: Goofing Off Is Key in Strength-Based Parenting - The Atlantic. Savoring and gratitude are both forms of directed attention. But in contrast to that type of on-task focus, free-form attention is what the brain defaults to when it’s off-task, allowed to move in any direction it wants. It happens when the brain is in what scientists call the resting state. In the 1990s, neuropsychologists began to delve into free-form attention and found that it has many benefits, including for children’s learning and their brain development. To shift instantly into free-form attention, all an individual has to do is goof off.

Now just any kind of goofing off won’t do. There’s a constructive form of goofing off that is restorative to the brain and therefore important for strength-based parenting—parenting that focuses on kids’ strengths instead of their weaknesses. Research now shows that in this so-called resting state, the brain is still highly active. What constitutes good goofing off for kids? The Demisexual Phenomenon | World of Psychology. Our brain's memory capacity is 10 times larger than we thought - ScienceAlert. The human brain's memory capacity may be as much as 10 times larger than previously thought, according to a new study by scientists in California that looked at how hippocampal neurons in the brain function with low energy but high computational power. "This is a real bombshell in the field of neuroscience," said Terry Sejnowski from the Salk Institute for Biological Studies. "Our new measurements of the brain's memory capacity increase conservative estimates by a factor of 10 to at least a petabyte, in the same ballpark as the World Wide Web.

" The researchers built a 3D reconstruction of rat hippocampus tissue – the memory centre of the brain – and in doing so, discovered something strange. Synapses, the junctions that form between neurons, were being duplicated in about 10 percent of cases. "We were amazed to find that the difference in the sizes of the pairs of synapses were very small, on average, only about 8 percent different in size," said Tom Bartol, one of the scientists. Your brain is trying to show you the future - and it might save your life. Our brains are pretty good at filling in the blanks when it comes to our sense of perception - often to the point we have a mental movie of an entire event before it even finishes unfolding. New research has shown this 'mind's eye' prediction of future motion occurs at a higher speed than in reality - a trait we could have evolved to compensate for our relatively sluggish sense of vision.

Unless you have a condition called aphantasia, which makes it impossible to summon up mental images, you'll be familiar with how your visual cortex builds imagined scenes in your mind. Until now, most research on the imagery that arises in anticipation of an ongoing event - or "preplay" - has been conducted on animals. This new study takes a close look at what's going on in the visual cortex of humans. Participants were asked to watch the same animation repeat 108 times over a number of short sessions. Ekman etal, Nature Communications.

How Girls With Anxiety Love Differently. You’re swimming in an ocean, and without notice or warning you begin slipping under the surface. You kick and kick, slowly losing your breath. You can’t breathe, but you keep kicking. No matter how hard you kick, how hard you try to scream, no one can hear you or help you. Your lungs are burning from the lack of oxygen; you can’t reach the surface.

That’s anxiety. As a result of constantly feeling like this, girls with anxiety have their guard up. Girls with anxiety love differently. We need reassurance. Please be patient when we ask you for the tenth time if you're leaving. We need to feel safe. Overprotective? We form close bonds. We lean on you a little more than normal girlfriends.

We will love you like no one else. We tend to be a little much at times, yes. We will never let you go to sleep without feeling loved. Anxiety controls your body. So, if you are dating a girl with anxiety, she is not a mess; she is not a prisoner; she is not a burden like she always thinks she is. Having 'Thin Skin' — Eggshell Therapy and Coaching. - art students (Beal, 1989, Hartmann, 1991) - music students - mixed groups of creative persons (Beal, 1989) - frequent dream recallers (Hartmann, 1991, Hartmann Elkin, & Garg 1991) - adults and adolescents with nightmares (Hartmann, 1991, Levin, Galin, & Zywiak 1991; Galvin, 1993) - male and female fashion models (Ryan 2000) - persons with unusual mystical experiences (Krippner,, Wickramasekera, Wickramasekera, & Winstead, 1998), - persons with a diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder, Schizoid Personality Disorder or Schizotypal Personality Disorder (Hartmann, 1991).

On the other hand, groups that score significantly “thicker” on the inventories include: - naval officers - salespersons - lawyers - persons with a diagnosis of Obsessive-compulsive Personality Disorder - persons suffering from “Alexythymia” (Hartmann, 1991) - patients with a diagnosis of Sleep Apnea (Hartmann, 1992). The concept of mind-boundaries is unique in that it also ties in with impact on physical health. Transliminality - Wikipedia. Transliminality (literally, "going beyond the threshold") was a concept introduced by the parapsychologist Michael Thalbourne, an Australian psychologist who was based at the University of Adelaide.

It is defined as a hypersensitivity to psychological material (imagery, ideation, affect, and perception) originating in (a) the unconscious, and/or (b) the external environment (Thalbourne & Maltby, 2008). High degrees of this trait have been shown by Thalbourne to be associated with increased tendency to mystical experience, greater creativity, and greater belief in the paranormal, but Thalbourne has also found evidence that transliminality may be positively correlated with psychoticism. He has published articles on transliminality in journals on parapsychology and psychology. Measurement and correlates[edit] Dreaming[edit] The revised scale was found to be positively correlated with seven types of dream experiences:[1] Personality[edit] See also[edit] References[edit] Further reading[edit] Boundaries of the mind - Wikipedia. Thin and thick boundaries[edit] Measurement[edit] The Boundary Questionnaire consists of 145 five-point scales covering the following 12 areas: sleep/wake/dreamsunusual experiencesthoughts/feelings/moodchildhood/adolescence/adulthoodinterpersonal relationshipssensitivityneat/exact/preciseedges/lines/clothingopinions about childrenopinions about organisationsopinions about people, nations, and groupsopinions about beauty and truth.

Additionally, a total score (SumBound) reflecting boundary thinness was derived by summing the ratings of 138 items. Relationship to other personality traits[edit] Psychopathology[edit] Persons diagnosed with schizotypal personality disorder or with borderline personality disorder tend to have thinner boundaries than the rest of the population, whereas people with obsessive-compulsive disorder tend to have thicker boundaries. Dreaming[edit] New age beliefs[edit] See also[edit] Personal boundaries References[edit] External links[edit] Papers by Ernest HartmannDr. Your Emotional Type: Boundary Concept. Because we are bounded within our bodies, we are enabled to have distinct minds and personalities. The Boundary concept, developed by Ernest Hartmann, MD, of Tufts University, is an especially useful way of looking at personality differences – and understanding why one person may develop a chronic illness that is distinctly different than another.

Boundaries are more than a measure of introversion or extroversion, openness or closed-mindedness, agreeableness or hostility, or any other personality trait. Boundaries are a way to assess the characteristic way a person views her/himself and the way s/he operates in the world based on how that person handles the energy of feelings. To what extent are stimuli “let in” or “kept out”? How are a person’s feelings processed internally? Boundaries are a fresh and unique way of evaluating how we function. According to Hartmann, each of us can be characterized on a spectrum of boundaries from “thick” to “thin.” Return to Top. 10 Things People Don’t Realize You’re Doing Because You’re Repressing The Hell Out Of Your Feelings.

Ah, emotional repression. The tactic we’re all taught growing up, but loathe to admit we’re engaging in. In a world that teaches us to be strong and unwavering at all costs, it can be embarrassing to admit that we’re actually ~feeling~ something. So we do the next-best thing – and push that feeling down into the depths of our psyche! But of course, all repressed feelings resurface eventually. Here are 10 counter-intuitive ways in which we deal with our unexpressed emotions. 1. Let’s be serious – it’s a lot easier to deal with someone else’s emotions than it is to deal with your own. 2. Every once in a while, someone rudely evokes emotions in you that you don’t feel capable of handling. 3. If you’re constantly sprinting from one commitment to another, your emotions can’t possibly catch up! 4. You like… are fine? 5. When you don’t acknowledge your feelings, they still come out – they just come out in irrational ways. 6. 7. 8. 9.

You’re not falling apart at the seams! 10. Not you, though. Pinterest. Pinterest. Pinterest. Attn. 4 Types of Delusions & Extensive List of Themes. Delusions are considered inaccurate beliefs held by an individual, (typically with a mental illness), regardless of logical evidence disproving the belief. A delusion differs from a belief that is held based on insufficient information or perceptual feedback. An example of a non-deluded belief was when scientists initially thought that the Earth was the center of the solar system in the 4th century BCE. As they gained new scientific insight into space with new technology (16th century), they updated their previously held false belief.

Based on the accumulated scientific knowledge, we all now know that the Sun is in fact the center of the solar system. Someone that still believes [with conviction] that the Earth is the center of the solar system, despite significant evidence to the contrary, would be “deluded” in their thought. What are delusions? In the earliest days of psychology, diagnostic criteria for delusions were developed by Karl Jaspers. 4 General Types of Delusions Related Posts: Dominant Life • dominantlife: lah-disputes: I decided to... Why Stoicism is one of the best mind-hacks ever devised | Aeon Essays. We do this to our philosophies. We redraft their contours based on projected shadows, or give them a cartoonish shape like a caricaturist emphasising all the wrong features.

This is how Buddhism becomes, in the popular imagination, a doctrine of passivity and even laziness, while Existentialism becomes synonymous with apathy and futile despair. Something similar has happened to Stoicism, which is considered – when considered at all – a philosophy of grim endurance, of carrying on rather than getting over, of tolerating rather than transcending life’s agonies and adversities. No wonder it’s not more popular. No wonder the Stoic sage, in Western culture, has never obtained the popularity of the Zen master.

Even though Stoicism is far more accessible, not only does it lack the exotic mystique of Eastern practice; it’s also regarded as a philosophy of merely breaking even while remaining determinedly impassive. It ignores gratitude, too. O you noble Stoics, what deceptive words these are! 11 TED Talks that show how weird the human mind really is. These talks will make you think about thinking.TED We use our mind every second of every day, but it's safe to say no one understands exactly how it functions. Even psychologists and neuroscientists are often stumped by why we think and behave the way we do. Some of those researchers have appeared on the TED stage to talk about the questions that keep them up at night. The following 11 talks — on topics like decision-making, happiness, and our concept of time — are some of the most thought-provoking in TED's collection.

Each one will bring you one step closer to understanding who you are, and who you might be. Tali Sharot: Your inherent bias toward optimism is a double-edged sword Sharot is a neuroscientist who, along with her colleagues, was able to reduce people's optimism by controlling activity in certain areas of their brains. On the one hand, this could be a positive development. So how do you reconcile those two viewpoints? Sheena Iyengar: The freedom to choose is not always empowering. It’s Probably an Appropriate Time to Learn About the Imposter Phenomenon. The feeling that you don’t belong somewhere is common. It can be fleeting, like accidentally boarding a train headed the wrong way. Sometimes, it’s less temporary. Perhaps you’re the only person of color in your office.

You worry that others might have better experience, you figure they must be smarter, they must have a more decorated resume. Maybe you’re an engineering graduate student. Maybe you half-seriously run for president and end up getting elected. These feelings are described as the imposter phenomenon. The imposter phenomenon (IP), also known as imposter syndrome, was initially identified in 1978 by Dr. The saying goes, some people are born on third base but are convinced they hit a triple. Image: DaPuglet/Flickr To explain the imposter phenomenon, the person consistently hits triples, but attributes their being on third base to anomalous gusts of wind and getting lucky with the pitches. Social psychologist Claude M.

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Multimodal Therapy: A Primer, Article by Arnold Lazarus, Ph.D., ABPP. Multimodal Therapy: A Primer, Online CE CEUs for psychologists, MFTs, psychotherapists. Freud (1900) Chapter 7, part a. Make Everyone You Meet Unforgettable.