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Those Parietal Lobes are freaky.

Interrogating the Social Unconscious. This post was contributed by Ceren Yalcin, an Intern at the Birkbeck Institute of Social Research (BISR).

Interrogating the Social Unconscious

The idea of the ‘unconscious’ is undoubtedly at the heart of psychoanalytic thinking. Unconscious conflict, unconscious desire, unconscious mind, unconscious fantasy, unconscious thought – just to name a few derivatives of the term that can be found in Freud, Klein, Winnicott and other influential psychoanalytic thinkers. Most of these terms refer to the individual psyche, alluding to the existence of ideas that are ‘hidden’ from conscious knowledge but that nonetheless have force and motion (Frosh, 2012). What one barely hears is the term social unconscious. As a person interested in both psychoanalysis and social theory, I was quite excited to hear about the study afternoon that wore the title “Interrogating the Social Unconscious “. So, what is the social unconscious ? Attention and conscious perception in the hypothesis testing brain.

The Oxford Handbook of Attention, Bayesian Models of Attention.

Did not finish it yet, but I think this topic is the most important of Cognitive Neuroscience and IT. How to improve making sense of your life. How to weight experiences and develop salient goals. How to reduce the noise. How to integrate all into a coherent framework enabling growth. How to consider things happening unconsciously. How to match the real world with fiction and big data. Who is doing it, with what consequences for you and the society. – weihler

Consciousness, Attention, and Conscious Attention. Parietal Cortex and Episodic Memory: An Attentional Account. Dissociable effects of top-down and bottom-up attention during episodic encoding. Memory, Attention, Choice. Aufmerksamkeit, Wahrnehmung, Bedeutung. Time Pressure: Behavioral Science Considerations for Mobile Marketing.

When consumers don't have a lot of time to make a decision, they tend to focus on a few key criteria or product attributes.

Time Pressure: Behavioral Science Considerations for Mobile Marketing

Behavioral economist Dan Ariely explores what this principle means for mobile marketers. Written by Dan Ariely Published May 2016 Topics There's a certain, and quite common, mobile on-the-go mindset that's about executing something immediately under time pressure. Let's start with the obvious: The fact that we can—and often do—use mobile devices while on-the-go is a huge differentiator between our online behavior on a laptop versus on a mobile device. From a social science perspective, these on-the-go mobile moments, which Google calls micro-moments, are interesting to consider.

Related Story How to Build Your Mobile-Centric Search Strategy When building a micro-moments strategy, start with mobile-centric searches. Read story To think about the mobile mindset in a concrete way, let's consider two scenarios of booking a hotel room. ERP im Kontext von Industrie 4.0.

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)-Systeme zur Steuerung der horizontalen und vertikalen Wertschöpfungsketten. – weihler

Towards a new mode of self-tracking. In a conference paper and my forthcoming book The Quantified Self: A Sociology of Self-Tracking Cultures, I identify five modes of self-tracking.

Towards a new mode of self-tracking

What I call ‘private self-tracking’ is undertaken for voluntary and personal reasons that are self-initiated. ‘Pushed self-tracking’ involves encouragement for people to monitor themselves from other agencies, while the mode of ‘communal self-tracking’ relies on people sharing their personal information with others. ‘Imposed self-tracking’ involves moving from encouragement to requiring people to collect or engage with data about themselves, so that they may have little choice in doing so. The ‘exploited self-tracking’ mode represents the ways in which personal data may be used by other actors and agencies for their own purposes, either overtly or covertly.

Like this: Language acquisition. On the Evolution of Human Behavior: The Argument from Animals to Man - Peter C. Reynolds.

Another important source of information, since some influential people are certainly developing concepts out of it. Especially important for my gay friends. Behave either outgroup or do rearing, of course without sexual interaction, except the other concepts in the article before are appliable. – weihler

Cultural selection. Chapter 10: Sexual behavior. Agner Fog: Cultural selection © 1999 All societies have moral rules regulating sexual behavior.

Those developmental theories are quite important to find hints for the explication of behavior and pathologies. Due to different methodology and interpretation, there are several of them. Since running primarily unconsciously a wide field to improve with recent and future methods. – weihler

These rules are very different from society to society, and although the de facto enforced rules are not always in agreement with the written rules, they are usually sufficiently specific to be studied and compared with reasonable accuracy.

Cultural selection. Chapter 10: Sexual behavior

Comparison of the sexual morals of various societies reveals a distinct connection between the morals and the social structure. Goethals (1978) finds that the strongest sanctions against premarital sex are found in complex patriarchal societies. More generally speaking, it can be said that regal societies have strict sexual morals, whereas kalyptic societies are more liberal. Traditional explanations The most traditional reason given for the sexual morals is that they shall prevent unwanted children. Another traditional explanation of the sexual morals is that they shall prevent the spread of venereal diseases.

The history of sexuality.