We tend to think of anger as a wild, negative emotion, but research finds that anger also has its positive side. There are all sorts of good sensible, civilised reasons to avoid getting angry.
Michael Bond, consultant THE problem of the self - what it is that makes you you - has exercised philosophers and theologians for millennia. 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.
According to a neuroscientist from Sydney, the phenomenon of sixth sense exists in a form of interaction between people. After five years of follow-up study of the brain activity, Trisha Stratford from the University of Technology, Sydney concluded that two people can “synchronize” the functions of their nervous system without having any visual or physical contact. She tried to explain scientifically what happens when two people’s brains interact , which happens even when we fall in love!
The Misconception: If you are in a bad situation, you will do whatever you can do to escape it. The Truth: If you feel like you aren’t in control of your destiny, you will give up and accept whatever situation you are in. In 1965, a scientist named Martin Seligman started shocking dogs.
Mihajlo Rostohar, ustanovitelj Oddelka za psihologijo [1878 - 1966] predstojnica red. prof. dr.
There is a strange and mysterious world that surrounds us, a world largely hidden from our senses.
The Sleep Cycle
The following is edited and adapted from http://sern.ucalgary.ca/courses/seng/693/W98/alang/minor.html It is intended to supplement personal understanding and enhance critical self-examination of yourself as a communicator. Styles of Thinking
Art by Laetitzia As we all know, communication is essential in society. Advancements in technology have transformed the way that we correspond with others in the modern world.
With the availability of so many different blogs and other internet resources, psychology students today have a unique opportunity to gain insights and perspectives not otherwise available to their predecessors.
In his fascinating book Situations Matter: Understanding How Context Transforms Your World , psychology professor and researcher Sam Sommers , Ph.D, reveals the big impact context has on public behavior — how we think about others and even how we think about ourselves.
First published Wed Jun 28, 2006; substantive revision Fri Oct 8, 2010
The Misconception : You do nice things for the people you like and bad things to the people you hate.
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