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The Russian Sleep Experiment

The Russian Sleep Experiment
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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 D. Why Dreams Are Forgotten After Waking That a dream fades away in the morning is proverbial. It is, indeed, possible to recall it. The forgetting of dreams is treated in the most detailed manner by Strumpell. In the first place, all those factors which induce forgetfulness in the waking state determine also the forgetting of dreams. * Periodically recurrent dreams have been observed repeatedly. According to Strumpell, other factors, deriving from the relation of the dream to the waking state, are even more effective in causing us to forget our dreams. Finally, we should remember that the fact that most people take but little interest in their dreams is conducive to the forgetting of dreams. It is therefore all the more remarkable, as Strumpell himself observes, that, in spite of all these reasons for forgetting the dream, so many dreams are retained in the memory. The observations of V. Write to Dr.

Explained at last: life, the universe and everything | Books | The Observer What existed before the Big Bang? To call the beginning of the universe the "Big Bang" (science shorthand for that most distant moment to which one can still trace the operation of our laws of physics) is to use something of a misnomer. Current evidence suggests that, far from being "big", the whole, vast expanse of space and all the visible galaxies and stars originated in a dense sphere of glowing gas much smaller than a pea. Some cosmologists, affecting a familiarity with events so far removed from our everyday experience, refer to the beginning now as just the "Bang", while general relativists – the scientists who study the physical consequences of Einstein's 1915 theory of relativity – draw a line at the base of their blackboards and say: this is the singularity where it all started. The era of the universe we live in began about 14 billion years ago, when all that we can see today was compressed to a very high density and pressure, a plasma hotter than that in the core of a star.

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Resilient people more satisfied with life Public release date: 23-May-2012 [ Print | E-mail Share ] [ Close Window ] Contact: Joaquín T Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona When confronted with adverse situations such as the loss of a loved one, some people never fully recover from the pain. Researchers at the Basic Psychology Unit at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona analysed the responses of 254 students from the Faculty of Psychology in different questionnaires. Research data shows that students who are more resilient, 20% of those surveyed, are more satisfied with their lives and are also those who believe they have control over their emotions and their state of mind. "Some of the characteristics of being resilient can be worked on and improved, such as self-esteem and being able to regulate one's emotions. [ Print | E-mail AAAS and EurekAlert!

Global Warming's Terrifying New Math | Politics News If the pictures of those towering wildfires in Colorado haven't convinced you, or the size of your AC bill this summer, here are some hard numbers about climate change: June broke or tied 3,215 high-temperature records across the United States. That followed the warmest May on record for the Northern Hemisphere – the 327th consecutive month in which the temperature of the entire globe exceeded the 20th-century average, the odds of which occurring by simple chance were 3.7 x 10-99, a number considerably larger than the number of stars in the universe. Meteorologists reported that this spring was the warmest ever recorded for our nation – in fact, it crushed the old record by so much that it represented the "largest temperature departure from average of any season on record." The same week, Saudi authorities reported that it had rained in Mecca despite a temperature of 109 degrees, the hottest downpour in the planet's history. Not that our leaders seemed to notice.

Pearl Jam guitarist confirms 2013 release of 'experimental' album February 22, 2013 19:42 Mike McCready said that the follow-up to 'Backspacer' is influenced by Pink Floyd and punk rock Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready has said that the band will definitely be releasing a new album this year. Speaking to Rolling Stone, McCready said that the follow-up to 2009's 'Backspacer' will be coming out "this year, for sure". Of the content of the album, which will again be produced by Brendan O'Brien, McCready said inspiration was taken from Pink Floyd and punk rock, adding that the record is 'experimental'. He said: I would say as a cliché answer it's kind of a logical extension of what 'Backspacer' was. McCready said that seven songs are 'relatively completed' and there are an additional 15 'ready to go'. In turn, The Gaslight Anthem frontman Brian Fallon recently revealed that Pearl Jam have inspired his own band's plans for their next album. "I want to do the 'No Code' record [Pearl Jam's fourth album], that one.

One Sentence - True stories, told in one sentence. Scientists Discover The Oldest, Largest Body Of Water In Existence--In Space Scientists have found the biggest and oldest reservoir of water ever--so large and so old, it’s almost impossible to describe. The water is out in space, a place we used to think of as desolate and desert dry, but it's turning out to be pretty lush. Researchers found a lake of water so large that it could provide each person on Earth an entire planet’s worth of water--20,000 times over. Yes, so much water out there in space that it could supply each one of us all the water on Earth--Niagara Falls, the Pacific Ocean, the polar ice caps, the puddle in the bottom of the canoe you forgot to flip over--20,000 times over. The water is in a cloud around a huge black hole that is in the process of sucking in matter and spraying out energy (such an active black hole is called a quasar), and the waves of energy the black hole releases make water by literally knocking hydrogen and oxygen atoms together. The new cloud of water is enough to supply 28 galaxies with water.

oLyfe Reveals Social Media Sentiment around the Oscars During the Super Bowl, there were 5,679,596 related tweets. Unfortunately, you mostly didn’t see the infographics with interesting social media insights on them until a few days later. With ten very interesting and different movies vying for Best Picture at the Oscars this year, the anticipation and the debates right before the show are the most exciting part for many viewers. Just in time for the Oscars, they have launched a real-time solution to show how various Oscar films are trending, in what states they are most popular, and with what sentiment – as well as displaying most influential tweets and popular images. oLyfe, founded in 2010, has built the only end-to-end real-time social media intent measurement and targeting solution. The oLyfe Oscars page is live now.

5 Psych Experiments That Sounded Fun (Until They Started) So you see an ad in the paper from a lab looking for test subjects. 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. Preposterous, right? Got to be a setup for some kind of elaborate prank. The Have Sex For Money Experiment Wanted: a healthy, sexually functional male to have sex with a woman. Yes, that happened, and yes, it was legal. No, he needed to study the humping first hand. For the subjects, it offered all of the benefits of prostitution without the constant threat of genital sores and being locked in a rape dungeon that normally goes along with it. The Harsh Reality First, you found out that these people would be watching you the whole time: That's Masters and Johnson. We'll let that sink in for a moment. We're not knocking the work Masters and Johnson did--it was absolutely revolutionary and totally changed the way the modern world thinks about sex. The NASA Bed Rest Study This won't help.

InnHand brings mobile, web and Facebook reservation system for B&Bs, guest houses, villas Online reservation engines for accommodation providers have undergone multiple iterations of product refinement across channels – from being desktop-based to cloud-based to mobile-based to social media-based. One size doesn’t fit all in accommodation industry, there are reservation softwares that exists exclusively for hotel chains, single-property, bed and breakfast, motels, resorts etc. In the bed and breakfast (B&B) sector, there are quite a number of players providing reservation engines and other related services. Is there a room for another player to provide reservation package only targeted towards B&B properties? InnHand’s parent company Clock Software Ltd, has been developing, providing and servicing software solutions, exclusively for the hotel and accommodation industry since 1996. InnHand says: “In our experience, we have learnt that a complex PMS is not what a small property owner needs. Q&A with online marketing manager, Vyara Markova: InnHand is a freemium product.

Women's exercise linked to lower cognitive skill - health - 07 January 2011 WOMEN who habitually take strenuous exercise might be at risk of damaging their cognitive function later in life. Strenuous exercise is known to reduce oestrogen levels in women and girls. This can delay the start of menstruation, and can lead to irregular periods in adult women. Mary Tierney at the University of Toronto, Canada, reasoned that strenuous exercise might therefore lead to impaired cognition in later life. The overall benefits of regular exercise are well established, but Tierney says the possible impact of strenuous exercise on cognition should be investigated further to see if it is significant. Subscribe to New Scientist and you'll get: New Scientist magazine delivered every week Unlimited access to all New Scientist online content - a benefit only available to subscribers Great savings from the normal price Subscribe now! More From New Scientist 'Iron Man' plants are supercharged by nanotech power (New Scientist) Bacterial explanation for Europa's rosy glow (New Scientist)