Psychology

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When we feel ostracised, we're more likely to behave aggressively. Previous research suggests that vengeance on those who we think have wronged us can be driven by a sense of justice, and may activate neural …
When we feel ostracised, we're more likely to behave aggressively. Previous research suggests that vengeance on those who we think …
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“The morality of work is the morality of slaves, and the modern world has no need of slavery.” - Bertrand RussellOn December 20th, 2016, a report was issued to the Executive Office of the President by …
“The morality of work is the morality of slaves, and the modern world has no need of slavery.” - Bertrand …
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You do it. Your mom, dad, siblings and friends probably do too. World leaders and entertainers do it—though some better than others. Your friend did it on her vacation last week and you gave …
You do it. Your mom, dad, siblings and friends probably do too. World leaders and entertainers do it—though some …
Most people have never heard of the Vagus Nerve. That won’t be true for long. Vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) has already been approved for refractory epilepsy and depression. But the therapeutic reach of this …
Most people have never heard of the Vagus Nerve. That won’t be true for long. Vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) …
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Many years ago, in the ancient Greece, Hiero asked Archimedes to find out a way to detect fraud in the production of gold coins. The governor suspected that the goldsmith would betray him, replacing part …
Many years ago, in the ancient Greece, Hiero asked Archimedes to find out a way to detect fraud in the …
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"In disputes upon moral or scientific points,” Arthur Martine counseled in his magnificent 1866 guide to the art of conversation, “let your aim be to come at truth, not to conquer your opponent. So you never …
"In disputes upon moral or scientific points,” Arthur Martine counseled in his magnificent 1866 guide to the art of conversation, “let …
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A large and growing body of research shows that poor kids grow up to have a host of physical problems as adults.Now add psychological deficits to the list, Cornell researchers say.Childhood poverty can …
A large and growing body of research shows that poor kids grow up to have a host of physical problems …
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Have you ever wondered how many contradictory thoughts you have in a day? How many times your thoughts contradict your actions? How often your feelings oppose your principles and beliefs? Most of the time, we …
Have you ever wondered how many contradictory thoughts you have in a day? How many times your thoughts contradict your …
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Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered for the first time that the rhythm of breathing creates electrical activity in the human brain that enhances emotional judgments and memory recall.These effects on behavior depend critically on …
Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered for the first time that the rhythm of breathing creates electrical activity in the human …
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