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Emotions Without Language

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Does understanding emotions depend on the language we speak, or is our perception the same regardless of language and culture?

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A Neuroscientist's Quest to Reverse Engineer the Human Brain: Scientific American

A Neuroscientist's Quest to Reverse Engineer the Human Brain: Scientific American | I want your brains | Scoop.it
M.I.T. scientist Sebastian Seung describes the audacious plan to find the connectome--a map of every single neuron in the brain.

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Salvador Dali’s Creative Thinking Technique

Salvador Dali’s Creative Thinking Technique | I want your brains | Scoop.it
How to conjure up dreamlike imagery from your subconscious.

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Ten Impressive Psychology Studies from 2011

Ten Impressive Psychology Studies from 2011 | I want your brains | Scoop.it

"...what follows are ten studies that impressed me as the year rolled along, both for their intriguing topics and potential usefulness"

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Why humans are so sociable these days

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Humans have evolved to become the most flexible of the primates and being able to live in lots of different social settings sets us apart from non-human primates, suggests new research.

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Why We Love: 5 Books on the Psychology of Love

Why We Love: 5 Books on the Psychology of Love | I want your brains | Scoop.it
What Oscar Wilde has to do with Hippocrates and the neurochemistry of romance.

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Friend or Foe in Twenty Seconds: New Research Examines Accuracy of Snap-Judgments

Friend or Foe in Twenty Seconds: New Research Examines Accuracy of Snap-Judgments | I want your brains | Scoop.it
The early 2000s saw a handful of great books on intuition. Timothy Wilson's Strangers to Ourselves nicely illustrated how most cognition occurs at the unconscious-intuitive level and Gary Klein's ...

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Willpower: It’s in Your Head

Willpower: It’s in Your Head | I want your brains | Scoop.it
It’s easy to attribute our failures of will to our biology. But it’s wrong.

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From 'Flourish' to 'Incognito,' the 11 Best Psychology Books of 2011

From 'Flourish' to 'Incognito,' the 11 Best Psychology Books of 2011 | I want your brains | Scoop.it
This year, we learned that we are not so smart, that two distinct systems dictate how we think, and a little about what it means to be human.
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Decisions Are Emotional, not Logical: The Neuroscience behind Decision Making | Experts' Corner | Big Think

Decisions Are Emotional, not Logical:  The Neuroscience behind Decision Making | Experts' Corner | Big Think | I want your brains | Scoop.it

Think of a situation where you had bulletproof facts, reason, and logic on your side, and believed there was absolutely no way the other person could say no to your perfectly constructed argument and proposal. To do so would be impossible, you figured, because there was no other logical solution or answer.


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Ten Brain Science Studies from 2011 Worth Talking About

Ten Brain Science Studies from 2011 Worth Talking About | I want your brains | Scoop.it

"...these are the studies that grabbed me the most, in large part because of their implications moving forward"

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Second-guessing one's decisions leads to unhappiness, psychology researcher finds

Second-guessing one's decisions leads to unhappiness, psychology researcher finds | I want your brains | Scoop.it
You're in search of a new coffee maker, and the simple quest becomes, well, an ordeal. After doing copious amounts of research and reading dozens of consumer reviews, you finally make a purchase, only to wonder: "Was this the right choice?

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Search for Meaning in Life Today with Viktor Frankl

Viktor Frankl's theory and therapy grew out of his experiences in Nazi death camps. He saw that people who had hopes of being reunited with loved ones, or wh...

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Roy Sheneman, PhD's curator insight, June 1, 2013 4:58 AM

As a therapist having worked with thousands of people over the years, i can attest to the power of Frankl's thoughts....worth your time and consideration.

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Emotions Without Language

Emotions Without Language | I want your brains | Scoop.it
Does understanding emotions depend on the language we speak, or is our perception the same regardless of language and culture?

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Manipulating Memory - The Scientist - Magazine of the Life Sciences

Manipulating Memory - The Scientist - Magazine of the Life Sciences | I want your brains | Scoop.it
Manipulating Memory : n 1999 a postdoc in my lab, Karim Nader, walked into my office with an idea
for a new experiment.

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Helen Fisher studies the brain in love | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Why do we crave love so much, even to the point that we would die for it?
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