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Cultural diversification also drives human evolution

Cultural diversification also drives human evolution | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
Changes in social structure and cultural practices can also contribute to human evolution, according to a new study.
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Psychology professors study gene-culture interaction

Psychology professors study gene-culture interaction | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Two psychologists at UC Santa Barbara have provided a new twist on the old adage that people are products of both nature and nurture, in introducing a framework for understanding how these influences interact.

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Cultural Differences May Impact Neurologic And Psychiatric Rehabilitation Of Spanish Speakers

Cultural Differences May Impact Neurologic And Psychiatric Rehabilitation Of Spanish Speakers | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
The number of people with neurological and psychiatric disorders in Spanish-speaking countries has increased over the past two decades.
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Psychopathy: A misunderstood personality disorder

Psychopathy: A misunderstood personality disorder | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Psychopathic personalities are some of the most memorable characters portrayed in popular media today. These characters, like Patrick Bateman from American Psycho, Frank Abagnale Jr. from Catch Me If You Can and Alex from A Clockwork Orange, are typically depicted as charming, intriguing, dishonest, guiltless, and in some cases, downright terrifying. But scientific research suggests that psychopathy is a personality disorder that is widely misunderstood.

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