Psychology-Psychiatry

The Science of Interconnectedness & Proactive Creation – [VIDEO]: TEDx

Written by on February 18, 2017 in Psychology-Psychiatry, Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
The Science of Interconnectedness & Proactive Creation – [VIDEO]: TEDx

One of the greatest lessons I’ve ever learned in my life is that everything is connected. This is a tough concept to grasp when our physical senses want so intensely to convince us that we are separate. But as I mention is just about every article of mine, everything is energy and therefore there is no divide, but a mere convincing and illusory perception of it.

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New Study: 90% of Us Fall Into One of These 4 Main Personality Types When Solving Social Problems

Posted by on January 18, 2017 in Psychology-Psychiatry, Sci-Tech with 0 Comments
New Study: 90% of Us Fall Into One of These 4 Main Personality Types When Solving Social Problems

How do you respond in social dilemmas? See if you can find yourself in one of these personality types.

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Research Shows Many Men Now Suffer From This Problem (Formerly Considered a ‘Female Issue’)

Written by on January 9, 2017 in Psychology-Psychiatry, Sci-Tech with 0 Comments
Research Shows Many Men Now Suffer From This Problem (Formerly Considered a ‘Female Issue’)

Mainstream media affects us in so many subtly harmful ways (if we refer to it a lot). Here’s the latest psychologically and physically dangerous trend.

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Is a New Memory-Enhancing Device, Currently in Development, a Bad Idea?

Is a New Memory-Enhancing Device, Currently in Development, a Bad Idea?

There are some undeniable points to be made about a drug, or an implant, that can enhance intelligence: If people have the choice to enhance their mental abilities with medication or an implant, what does that mean for society? Because if we all have access to the same enhancement, would it be an enhancement, or a new reality?

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Science Shows What You Think Will Make You Happy Probably Won’t

Written by on November 27, 2016 in Psychology-Psychiatry, Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Science Shows What You Think Will Make You Happy Probably Won’t

Science says there’s a good chance you don’t what really makes you happy. When estimating our happiness, we humans tend to engage in something called “impact bias” where we overestimate the actual effect that different outcomes will have on our life.

When if they think they’d be happier winning the lottery or becoming paraplegic, most people quite understandably respond that they’d be happier with all that money and no handicap.

Still, real life statistics show that one year after winning the lottery or losing the use of their lower body, people in both these groups are equally happy. Yes, really, EQUALLY.

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Study: We’re More Grateful for Experiences Than Things (Plus 15 Ways to Maximize Gratitude)

Posted by on November 18, 2016 in Psychology-Psychiatry, Sci-Tech with 0 Comments
Study: We’re More Grateful for Experiences Than Things (Plus 15 Ways to Maximize Gratitude)

By Josh Richardson | Prevent Disease Feeling gratitude leads to important health benefits and it is both a state of mind and perspective. It leads toincreased happiness and social cohesion, better health outcomes, and even improved sleep quality. However, one person’s idea of expressing gratitude may completely contradict another, and while some people perceive they […]

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Harvard Psychologist Calls ADHD an “Invention” and Reveals Why It’s So Over-Diagnosed

Posted by on November 11, 2016 in Psychology-Psychiatry, Sci-Tech with 0 Comments
Harvard Psychologist Calls ADHD an “Invention” and Reveals Why It’s So Over-Diagnosed

Why is ADHD so over-diagnosed? Because big pharma makes big money on ADHD drugs and kids energy and moods naturally fluctuate. Read this and be in the know!

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Robots Are Being Taught to Say “No”, But for Our Own Good

Robots Are Being Taught to Say “No”, But for Our Own Good

Robots are being taught ‘disobedience’ by engineers to protect us from ourselves. They will make decisions based on safety of themselves and humans. See the attached video showing this. This could be our future.

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Stress & Depression Early in Life Stunts Our Reward Circuits

Stress & Depression Early in Life Stunts Our Reward Circuits

Researchers at Duke University and the University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio looked specifically at this second phenomenon in a longitudinal neuroimaging study of adolescents, in order to better understand how early life stress contributes to depression.

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Get Into the Flow: 5 Performance-Enhancing Brain Chemicals

Get Into the Flow: 5 Performance-Enhancing Brain Chemicals

Steven Kotler explains the neurochemical changes during flow states that strengthen motivation, creativity and learning. “The brain produces a giant cascade of neurochemistry. You get norepinephrine, dopamine, anandamide, serotonin and endorphins. All five of these are performance enhancing neurochemicals.

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How the Human Heart Functions as a Second Brain

Posted by on October 11, 2016 in Nature, Psychology-Psychiatry, Sci-Tech with 16 Comments
How the Human Heart Functions as a Second Brain

Did you know that the human heart is the organ that generates the strongest electromagnetic field of any organ of the human body? In fact, the electromagnetic field of your heart can be measured up to a few feet away from your body. Furthermore, this energy field changes in relation to your emotions. One thing you should know about electromagnetic field is that every organ and cell in your body generate an energy field.

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Can Your Birth Month Affect Your Personality?

Posted by on October 7, 2016 in Psychology-Psychiatry, Science with 3 Comments
Can Your Birth Month Affect Your Personality?

Can the season that you were born in affect your personality? New research shows that the season you are born has a significant impact on your risk of developing mood disorders. People born at certain times of year may have a greater chance of developing certain types of affective temperaments, which in turn can lead to mood disorders. Read More: Birth season affects your mood in later life

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Americans Used to Get Happier in Their Thirties. Not Any More

Posted by on October 6, 2016 in Nature, Psychology-Psychiatry, Sci-Tech, Science with 10 Comments
Americans Used to Get Happier in Their Thirties. Not Any More

For decades, Americans struggled through angst-filled and turbulent teenage years only to become happier once they reached the full bloom of adulthood. But that link between age and happiness disappeared in 2010, according to a study published in Social Psychological and Personality Science on Nov. 5. Adolescents have become steadily happier while those in their thirties are more miserable.

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Your Brain Peforms Better When It Slows Down (Video)

Posted by on September 29, 2016 in Psychology-Psychiatry, Sci-Tech, Science with 2 Comments
Your Brain Peforms Better When It Slows Down (Video)

Best-selling author Steven Kotler recently visited Big Think to discuss the optimization of consciousness through flow states, a key topic in his recently published book, The Rise of Superman. The best way to describe a flow state is to use the example of practically every action movie released since The Matrix. Experiencing flow is similar to being in “bullet time.” Like Keanu Reeves’ Neo (though certainly not on his level), a person in flow obtains the ability to keenly hone their focus on the task at hand so that everything else disappears.

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Your Powers of Unconscious Awareness

Written by on September 19, 2016 in Psychology-Psychiatry with 0 Comments
Your Powers of Unconscious Awareness

Studies show that aspects of unconscious awareness provide us with knowledge of what’s about to happen, and the findings might not be what you’d expect. You may have heard of the expression, “women’s intuition,” and thus assumed that women might feel more excited than men about finding their intuitions are proven to be correct–but according to one researcher’s […]

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