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Why don’t women just leave abusers?

Why don’t women just leave abusers?
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The Art of Insight and Action Discuta cu un psiholog online | veronik86: despre Cristina Mihaela Zaharia "Domana Cristina sunteti o femeie minunta si va multumesc din suflet pentru tot ce faceti pentru mine.sper sa nu va dezamagesc!!!!!!!!!!" raskolnikov: despre Cristina Mihaela Zaharia "Sfaturile doamnei psiholog sunt mai utile acum ca am ajuns sa ne cunoastem mai bine. Prin punerea in practica a unor sugestii ade ale dansei am reusit" deiumini: despre Sorin Dumitru "Mi-a dat un raspuns perfect.Chiar cred in dansul si in pregatirea dansului .In cateva linii mi-a deschis ochii si mi-a dat confirmarea de care aveam n" tanath: despre Lucian Moga "Iti multumesc pentru sprijinul acordat! popandrei grigore: despre Liliana Puchea "Super multumit. radu75: despre Cristina Mihaela Zaharia "Gasesc intotdeauna suportul psihologic de care am nevoie pentru a merge inainte." CiupaNezu: despre Elena Cozma "Sunt foarte multumit de raspuns :D" kriss: despre Filip Radu "pentru prima sedinta e ok "

Letter-Color Synaesthesia For as long as I can remember, I've had this implicit sense of a relationship between letters and colors. To me, every letter seems to have a color of its own. When I think of a word, I am aware of its color and the color of its component letters. Webster's Dictionary defines synaesthesia as "the production of a mental sense-impression relating to one sense by the stimulation of another sense." The effect is completely involuntary. Here's an approximation of the basic mapping of the letters and numerals, taken individually, to colors: Here they are again, over a dark background: This may seem odd, but it gets stranger. First of all, vowels almost always fade into the background in the presence of consonants. In longer words, the repetition of a single letter can even influence the other consonants, as in this case: However, this is less often the case in a word that begins with a vowel. The color effect has very little to do with the pronunciation of a word.

Introduction to Psychology - Download free content from MIT Less Empathy Toward Outsiders: Brain Differences Reinforce Preferences For Those In Same Social Group An observer feels more empathy for someone in pain when that person is in the same social group, according to new research in the July 1 issue of The Journal of Neuroscience. The study shows that perceiving others in pain activates a part of the brain associated with empathy and emotion more if the observer and the observed are the same race. The findings may show that unconscious prejudices against outside groups exist at a basic level. The study confirms an in-group bias in empathic feelings, something that has long been known but never before confirmed by neuroimaging technology. Researchers have explored group bias since the 1950s. "Our findings have significant implications for understanding real-life social behaviors and social interactions," said Shihui Han, PhD, at Peking University in China, one of the study authors. Other recent brain imaging studies show that feeling empathy for others in pain stimulates a brain area called the anterior cingulate cortex.

12.08.2010 - Our brains are wired so we can better hear ourselves speak, new study shows Like the mute button on the TV remote control, our brains filter out unwanted noise so we can focus on what we’re listening to. But when it comes to following our own speech, a new brain study from the University of California, Berkeley, shows that instead of one homogenous mute button, we have a network of volume settings that can selectively silence and amplify the sounds we make and hear. Activity in the auditory cortex when we speak and listen is amplified in some regions of the brain and muted in others. In this image, the black line represents muting activity when we speak. (Courtesy of Adeen Flinker) Neuroscientists from UC Berkeley, UCSF and Johns Hopkins University tracked the electrical signals emitted from the brains of hospitalized epilepsy patients. Their findings, published today (Dec. 8, 2010) in the Journal of Neuroscience, offer new clues about how we hear ourselves above the noise of our surroundings and monitor what we say.

Singuratatea - paradoxul secolului 24 Aprilie 2012 Omul este o fiinta sociala care are nevoie sa comunice, sa interactioneze, sa fie alaturi de alti oameni. Intr-o lume in care Facebook-ul este la putere, in care poti comunica instant oricand si cu oricine din orice colt al lumii, cand iesitul la bere/in club/la gratar a devenit un hobby, tot mai multi oameni reclama faptul ca se simt singuri. De ce? Pentru ca nu numarul de prieteni si de like-uri de pe Facebook sau de iesiri la bere in cele mai fitoase cluburi te scutesc de a te mai simti izolat, ci calitatea acestor prieteni, calitatea interactiunilor pe care le ai cu ei. Solitudinea este atunci cand tu esti fericit ca esti singur. Singuratatea este ca foamea, setea sau durerea. E ca si cand am avea nevoie de un nivel rezonabil de zahar in sange, pentru ca altfel nu avem resursele necesare de a derula diverse activitati. Cand nivelul nostru de zahar din sange scade, ne este foame si acesta este un semnal ca ar trebui sa ne hranim. Numar vizualizari: 876 Adauga comentariu

5 Ways To Hack Your Brain Into Awesomeness Much of the brain is still mysterious to modern science, possibly because modern science itself is using brains to analyze it. There are probably secrets the brain simply doesn't want us to know. But by no means should that stop us from tinkering around in there, using somewhat questionable and possibly dangerous techniques to make our brains do what we want. We can't vouch for any of these, either their effectiveness or safety. All we can say is that they sound awesome, since apparently you can make your brain... #5. So you just picked up the night shift at your local McDonald's, you have class every morning at 8am and you have no idea how you're going to make it through the day without looking like a guy straight out of Dawn of the Dead, minus the blood... hopefully. "SLEEEEEEEEEP... uh... What if we told you there was a way to sleep for little more than two hours a day, and still feel more refreshed than taking a 12-hour siesta on a bed made entirely out of baby kitten fur? Holy Shit!

Introducing "enclothed cognition" - how what we wear affects how we think Whether donning a suit for an interview or a sexy outfit for a date, it's obvious that most of us are well aware of the power of clothing to affect how other people perceive us. But what about the power of our clothes to affect our own thoughts? Relevant to this question is the growing "embodied cognition" literature showing that the position and state of our bodies can affect our thoughts - for example, cleaning their hands makes people feel morally purer. To test this idea, the researchers focused on the power of white coats, synonymous with scientists and their attention to detail. The researchers next wanted to test their proposal that enclothed cognition effects depend on the symbolic meaning of clothes and actually wearing them. Is the enclothed effect about some kind of identification with the clothing? "Clothes can have profound and systematic psychological and behavioural consequences for their wearers," the researchers said. Adam, H., and Galinsky, A. (2012).

List of thought processes Nature of thought[edit] Thought (or thinking) can be described as all of the following: An activity taking place in a: brain – organ that serves as the center of the nervous system in all vertebrate and most invertebrate animals (only a few invertebrates such as sponges, jellyfish, adult sea squirts and starfish do not have a brain). It is the physical structure associated with the mind. mind – abstract entity with the cognitive faculties of consciousness, perception, thinking, judgement, and memory. Having a mind is a characteristic of humans, but which also may apply to other life forms.[1][2] Activities taking place in a mind are called mental processes or cognitive (see automated reasoning, below) – general purpose device that can be programmed to carry out a set of arithmetic or logical operations automatically. Types of thoughts[edit] Content of thoughts[edit] Types of thought (thinking)[edit] Listed below are types of thought, also known as thinking processes. Lists