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This cognitive scientist says the world as we know it is an illusion

quantamagazine.org - As we go about our daily lives, we tend to assume that our perceptions — sights, sounds, textures, tastes — are an accurate portrayal of the real world. Sure, when we stop and think about it — or w...

Early experiences shape neuronal populations in surprising ways

medicalnewstoday.com - The nature-nurture debate formed the backbone of scientific inquiry for many years. As researchers have discovered more about the ways in which animals develop, it has become increasingly clear tha...

This Is Your Brain On Uber

Shared by Tanu Grewal

npr.org - Uber is built on the scourge of surge. When demand is high, the company charges two, three, even NINE-POINT-NINE times as much as normal for a ride. Riders hate it... but not so much that they stop...

NewFoundationsBloglocusin reconstruction 5/25/16: Autonomous Car Collides with Bus: an illusion of abstractions?

newfoundationsbloglocus.blogspot.com - Autonomous Car Collides with Bus: an illusion of abstractions? The secret of success is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake those, you've got it made. -- Groucho Marxre-edited 3/12/16 An Illu...

Let a baby cry for better sleep, say researchers

Shared by Space Medic

medicalnewstoday.com - The study suggests a behavioral technique known as "graduated extinction" - which involves letting a baby cry until they fall asleep - can lead to longer sleep duration for the child and their pare...

Psychology Around the Net: May 28, 2016 | World of Psychology

psychcentral.com - Here in the U.S., we’re currently in the midst of Memorial Day Weekend (with this Monday — May 30, 2106 — being Memorial Day). Generally, Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer and many ...

7 Ways Knowing Yourself Leads to More Happiness | World of Psychology

psychcentral.com - Who are you when no one sees you? When you have an opportunity to spend time alone, how do you fill that time? Just as importantly, what do you leave out? When you know yourself well, you can answe...

Senate Summit on Mental Health #MentalHealthReform & A Patchwork of Care | World of Psychology

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psychcentral.com - It’s time for mental health reform in the United States. And at the Senate Summit on Mental Health, a bipartisan meeting organized by Senators Bill Cassidy (R-LA) and Chris Murphy (D-CT), we learne...

What can Pavlov's dogs tell us about drinking?

medicalnewstoday.com - Humans aren't much different from other animals. Just like Pavlov's dogs, we can become conditioned to associate environmental cues with rewards. Innocent enough when the sight of your sneakers mak...

Questioning Answers: Urban neighbourhood, food and risk of psychosis?

Shared by Olga Serkos

questioning-answers.blogspot.com - It's another research mash-up today as I bring to your attention two papers talking about potential correlates associated with psychosis and/or psychotic symptoms. First up are the findings reporte...

The Beauty of Intentional Forgetting | World of Psychology

psychcentral.com - We store memories using a variety of contexts — sights, sounds, smells, who was there, the weather, etc. Context helps us retrieve these memories later. For instance, my husband recently made roast...

Baby Talk: Words With Repeated Sounds Help Infants Learn Language

neurosciencenews.com - Summary: According to researchers, babies find it easier to grasp the names of objects with repeated syllables over words with non-identical syllables. Source: University of Edinburgh Babies find i...

Near-death experiences: Fact or fantasy?

Shared by Robin Marson

medicalnewstoday.com - The quote above comes from a 48-year-old woman who, on one occasion, almost died from complications related to a spinal tumor; it evokes much of the general emotion associated with a classic near-d...

When Selfishness is Beneficial | Psych Central News

psychcentral.com - Can’t resist temptation? That may not be a bad thing, according to a new study. New research from the University of Rochester suggests that what looks like selfishness may actually be beneficial be...

How To Read Personality From Online Profile Pictures - PsyBlog

spring.org.uk - …and what your profile picture says about your personality. Social media profile pictures can reveal clues about personality, according to new research. Thousands of Twitter user’s pictures were in...

How to Get Into Your Customer’s Head and Heart With Psychology - Ve Interactive

veinteractive.com - Ecommerce trends may come and go, but marketers have always wanted to know how to reach their customers better. What are they thinking? What do they want? How can I offer them the best online exper...

Impulsivity When Drunk Linked to Genetic Mutation | Psych Central News

psychcentral.com - A novel genetic mutation appears to be linked to impulsive and reckless behavior when under the influence of alcohol. Researchers from the University of Helsinki, Finland, concentrated on the serot...

Donald Trump & Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD): Sam Vaknin Interview, Expanded

Shared by Mary Abrahams

gulagbound.com - We may believe we know celebrities from the familiarity of their video appearances. But the persona we may get used to seeing is not necessarily the real, nor whole person. Some now see candidate D...

Study Aims to Find Anti-Depressants That Work Faster For Patients

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neurosciencenews.com - Summary: Researchers are testing a new method that could help find the best anti-depressants for individual patients more efficiently. A new method to find anti-depressant treatments that work for ...

Mothers' Behaviour Transmits Psychiatric Problems To Children - PsyBlog

Shared by Andi Stephens

spring.org.uk - It may be possible to stop the transmission from mother to child. Anxiety, a heightened response to stress and other psychiatric problems can be passed by non-genetic means, new research finds. For...

Book Review: Psalms for a Child Who Has Lost Her Mother | Psych Central

psychcentral.com - We don’t review a lot of poetry or fiction books on these pages, since our readers tend to want information about specific techniques and strategies they can use in their own recovery efforts. But ...

Stefanie Kegel on using social psychology in UX and interaction design

formforthought.com - Stefanie Kegel, also known as Guerilla Girl, is the co-founder of The Geekettez – a creative studio working in interaction design and UX consultancy. We caught up over a coffee to find out what Ste...

Americans don’t have much trust in social media as a source of news, a new report says

Shared by Adam Braun

niemanlab.org - Though about half of Americans say they get news from social media, they don’t have much trust in what they read or watch there, according to a study released Sunday. Less than one-quarter of socia...

The Science of Emotion in Marketing: How to Leverage Our Feelings

Shared by Andi Stephens

blog.bufferapp.com - Every day it seems like we feel hundreds of different emotions – each nuanced and specific to the physical and social situations we find ourselves in. According to science, it’s not that complicate...

How Trauma Brings Fear, Yes, But Also More Nuanced Reactions

Shared by Nancy Symns

commonhealth.wbur.org - The Paris terror attacks and the American shootings in San Bernardino and Colorado Springs have taken a heavy toll on both survivors and witnesses. Media coverage depicting scene after scene of car...

The memory biopsy

straitstimes.com - The Professor is scheduled for a brain biopsy the next day. The nurse exits his room and wishes him good evening, leaving the slight man standing against the full glass windows, staring out at the ...

Seeing is Not Remembering

Shared by Virgie Lee

all-about-psychology.com - The following article was originally published on PENN STATE NEWS People may have to "turn on" their memories in order to remember even the simplest details of an experience, according to Penn Stat...

What Influences Our Happiness the Most?

Shared by Creatia

psychologytoday.com - I have two friends, Seth and Michael, and one of them is a lot happier than the other. Seth is chronically unhappy. He is often glum, frequently irritable, and sometimes hopeless, though he has nev...

Awareness Is Freedom: The Adventure of Psychology and Spirituality: Amazon.co.uk: Itai Ivtzan: 9781782798514: Books

amazon.co.uk - Itai Ivtzan elucidates not only the meeting point between psychology and spirituality but the synergy and power of the two. Allow this accomplished scholar and meditator to offer you this clear roa...

JMM Call for Papers: Research frontiers in psychology

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jmmnews.com - Research Frontiers in Cognitive, Social‐Cognitive, Behavioural, Social and Applied Psychology: Implications for Marketing Theory and Consumer Research Both marketing and consumer behaviour research...

A Man's Guide to Overcoming Your Past and Growing Your Intimacy -

Shared by Andy Behrman

goodmenproject.com - “The need for love and intimacy is a fundamental human need, as primal as the need for food, water, and air.”  – Dean Ornish, MD, physician and founder of the nonprofit Preventive Medicine Research...

True Creativity Is the Subconscious Mind Combined with Intuition and Rationality Scott Barry Kaufman

Shared by Emily Scott

bigthink.com - Scott Barry Kaufman:  Implicit learning is this ability to subconsciously soak up the probabilistic structure of the universe to put it in a very technical term. Basically it's our ability, you kno...

Spotting the Psychopath Next Door - HOP

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hop.media - We’ve all seen psychopaths portrayed in novels and films. They’re the creepy blood thirsty murderers who lure you into their secret torture chambers before peeling off your skin and wearing it as a...

Unethical Amnesia: Why We Tend to Forget Our Own Bad Behavior

hbswk.hbs.edu - “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” —George Santayana If you’ve ever tuned into a Congressional testimony or legal deposition, you’ve likely heard a witness respond to ...

Acupuncture Can Ease Menopause Symptoms | Psych Central News

psychcentral.com - A new study has found that acupuncture treatments can reduce the number of hot flashes and night sweats associated with menopause by as much as 36 percent. “Although acupuncture does not work for e...

Facebook Likes: What Your Facebook Likes Say About You

Shared by Susan Dolan

seowebmarketing.co.uk - We share an enormous amount of our lives on the social media platform. Not merely in what we post but also in which Facebook pages we like. These Facebook likes can be used by employers and friends...

Multiple Personality Disorder Rooted in Traumatic Experiences | Psych Central News

psychcentral.com - A new study supports the notion that multiple personality disorder is rooted in traumatic experiences, such as neglect or abuse in childhood. Multiple personality disorder, more recently known as d...

TimeRabbit: Facebook Introduces Time Measurement Device

seowebmarketing.co.uk - Facebook can become a never ending abyss of words, pictures, links and videos. How many hours are spent soullessly trudging, scrolling and stalking through friends? How many hours are spent looking...

How Colours In Your Office Can Positively Affect Mood

perabusinesspark.co.uk - If you don’t know about chromology, then you’re missing a trick. Also referred to under the dashing title of ‘colour psychology’, companies across the globe are leveraging its subtle power to impro...

Why Do So Many Studies Fail to Replicate?

nytimes.com - LAST year, a colleague asked me if I would send her the materials needed to try to replicate one of my published papers — that is, to rerun the study to see if its findings held up. “I’m not trying...

The changing face of psychology

Shared by Harry Knoors

theguardian.com - In 1959, an American researcher named Ted Sterling reported something disturbing. Of 294 articles published across four major psychology journals, 286 had reported positive results – that is, a sta...

APPPAH PPNE Certificate Program

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birthpsychology.com - APPPAH Classwomb™ is pleased to offer its Pre-Natal and Peri-Natal Educator (PPNE) Certificate Program in a newly improved version of the www.birthpsychology.com classroom. The new PPNE Certificate...

The wonderful spirit of treating life as a living loving art form…

aglimpseofheaventhephilosophyoftruehealth.wordpress.com - Are there self-improvement and/or health-promoting actions/practices which you fear to do or take part in? In the spirit of the right thing for the right healthful sake, regularly do a thing that y...

A practical way to overcome fear - Thought Of Art

Shared by Mayra Gu

thoughtofart.com - There is a good practical way to overcome fear that I read about in Social by Matthew D. Lieberman. That practical way is called affect labeling. The idea of affect labeling is that you describe th...

Deindividuation and ''losing yourself'' in the moment. ~ Brainstorm Psychology

brainstormpsychology.blogspot.com - Deindividuation, a term first used by social psychologists Leon Festinger, Albert Pepitone and Theodore Newcomb in 1952 where a person may feel they can act impulsively without social repercussions...

A behavioral approach to product design - InVision Blog

Shared by Amy Nguyen

blog.invisionapp.com - Changing behavior is hard. We see it every day—New Year’s resolutions fall through, gym memberships remain unused, and well-intentioned plans to eat less or save more never come to fruition. There ...

Psychology: The power of expectations on experience of pain

Shared by ♀ Mindful

sciencedaily.com - "The placebo effect often works quite well when treating pain and depression," says Dr. Katharina Schwarz from the Institute of Psychology at the Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg (JMU) in Ba...

Why do people share?

Shared by Storyzy

medium.com - We all know the internet has revolutionized marketing - but there’s one subtle change you may not have noticed. The words “share” and “viral” have seen a renaissance in recent years, sneaking into ...

Finding an Outlet for your Negative Energy

Shared by Neil D Brown

psychologyofwellbeing.com - Dr. Tali Shenfield is a Clinical Psychologist and Director of Richmond Hill Psychology Center. In this article Dr. Shenfield speaks from personal experience, practicing yoga and meditation for over...

A Simple 'Brain Trick' for Dealing With Mean People

huffingtonpost.com - "I am so sick of moving you out of apartments. I've moved you out of five apartments in four years and enough is enough!!" "You know Jeremy threw me out and I have to move today! I thought we were ...

Prof.Lakshman

Lawyer with a special interest in Human rights, Encryption and Cyber crimes, Strategist and a Transpersonal Psychologist. Pioneer of e-Consciousness. Author of 4 books including “ Clinical Psychology” Head Faculty of Creative Studies;VP Neuroscience Research Centre

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