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How the Brain Really Works

How the Brain Really Works | Psychology | Scoop.it
New techniques are letting researchers look at the activity of the whole brain at once. Most brain areas multitask, and the brain is dynamic. It can respond differently to the same events in different times and circumstances.
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Why psychology is required for a fruitful neuroscience.

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Dan Ariely » Blog Archive Wealth Inequality in Motion. «

Dan Ariely » Blog Archive Wealth Inequality in Motion. « | Psychology | Scoop.it
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I wonder if the results would have been different if the country chosen was, say, Inida?

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10 Psychological Experiments That Went Horribly Wrong

10 Psychological Experiments That Went Horribly Wrong | Psychology | Scoop.it
Psychology as we know it is a relatively young science,...
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Valuable lessons for those of us who conduct research studies.

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The Riddle of the Human Species

The Riddle of the Human Species | Psychology | Scoop.it
What has allowed humans to thrive? One factor is the mental growth that began with the meat-eating, hunting and campsites of our evolutionary ancestors.
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The Five Stages of Grief Is Missing a Stage: Anxiety

The Five Stages of Grief Is Missing a Stage: Anxiety | Psychology | Scoop.it
When Elisabeth Kübler-Ross debuted the five stages of grief in her book On Death and Dying, published in 1969, they were intended for people facing their own deaths.
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Top 10 psychology tricks to win friends and influence people | Impact Lab

Top 10 psychology tricks to win friends and influence people | Impact Lab | Psychology | Scoop.it
Get someone to do a favor for you. Here is a list of the top ten ways to win friends and influence people using psychology without being a jerk or making
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good list there remineded me of 'yes' by Caildini.

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Tuning in to psychology

Tuning in to psychology | Psychology | Scoop.it
Thanks to iTunes U, free psychology lectures are pumping through the earbuds of thousands of students, professionals and curious laypeople around the world.
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I've downlaoded / subscribed to tons of these; but watched only a few (time! time!) ....but those that I have watched are definetly worth recommending!!

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Moral case for sustainability more effective than economic?

Moral case for sustainability more effective than economic? | Psychology | Scoop.it
A recent Dutch study suggests that engaging the public in the moral rather than economic case for sustainability might be more effective
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moral and economic dimensions are different and people act ethically more when they are in moral domian.

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Paul Bloom: The Psychology of Everything

The Psychology of Everything: What Compassion, Racism, and Sex tell us about Human Nature  Paul Bloom, Brooks and Suzanne Ragen Professor of Psychology, Ya...
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a good visual presentation.

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Google’s Driver-less Car and Morality

Google’s Driver-less Car and Morality | Psychology | Scoop.it
Within two or three decades the difference between automated driving and human driving will be so great you may not be legally allowed to drive your own car, and even if you are allowed, it would be immoral of you to drive, because the risk of you...
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Philosophy and the Poetic Imagination

Philosophy and the Poetic Imagination | Psychology | Scoop.it
Poetry can help awaken us to the richness of the language that surrounds us, even in the seeming cacophony of the digital age.
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Understanding the ‘boregasm’: Boredom is a state of stress, researchers say | News | National Post

Understanding the ‘boregasm’: Boredom is a state of stress, researchers say | News | National Post | Psychology | Scoop.it
In trying to understand this universal feeling, researchers are increasingly asking: What does your boredom say about you?
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The Psychology of Seth Godin’s The Icarus Deception

The Psychology of Seth Godin’s The Icarus Deception | Psychology | Scoop.it
True thought leader books are captivating because they 'get' how readers' minds work and how their hearts ache.
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Ready to fly high and also keep a safe distance from both the sun and the sea:-) just need to figure am I going to be my own Daedalus?

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Mental Practice Makes Perfect — PsyBlog

Mental Practice Makes Perfect — PsyBlog | Psychology | Scoop.it
Surgeons do it. Tennis players do it. But do the rest of us undervalue the mental rehearsal of challenging activities?
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just imagine!

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Shadow Quill 's curator insight, July 31, 2013 2:47 AM

Practice makes perfect, but practice does not have to be psysical, it could be mental

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Stanford Magazine - Seeing at the Speed of Sound - March/April 2013

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inspirational and touching to say the least!

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Daniel Simons: Skepticism about subliminal priming

Daniel Simons: Skepticism about subliminal priming | Psychology | Scoop.it
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some healthy scepicism about social priming effects...

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Miklos Szilagyi's curator insight, March 2, 2013 12:48 PM

Very interesting insight... it's worth to read the embedded long paper about the eat popcorn/drink Coke experiment  and about the cargo-cult science phenomenon in general...

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The One (Really Easy) Persuasion Technique Everyone Should Know — PsyBlog

The One (Really Easy) Persuasion Technique Everyone Should Know — PsyBlog | Psychology | Scoop.it
It’s supported by 42 studies on 22,000 people and it’s the easiest, most practical persuasion technique available.
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you should read this, but you are free to ignore and read soemthing else.

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Gerald Carey's curator insight, February 8, 2013 4:36 PM

Getting people to do what you want by giving them the illusion of choice. Ethical? Read on...

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Researchers scare 'fearless' patients

Researchers scare 'fearless' patients | Psychology | Scoop.it
Feelings of terror did not involve the brain's 'fear centre'.
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If not amygdala, then which region is involved: a Q for further studies.

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THE NORMAL WELL-TEMPERED MIND | Edge.org

THE NORMAL WELL-TEMPERED MIND | Edge.org | Psychology | Scoop.it
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mind made of autonomous neurons is  step in right direction.

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Miklos Szilagyi's curator insight, January 27, 2013 1:30 AM

A philosopher's improved view how our brain is working... very interesting...

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The Top 10 Brain Science and Psychology Stories of 2012 - Forbes

The Top 10 Brain Science and Psychology Stories of 2012 - Forbes | Psychology | Scoop.it
This is the fourth year that I’ve chronicled some of the best brain science and psychology stories from the past 12 months, and every year it gets a little harder because the amount of research published each month just keeps growing.
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a good list!

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The Autism Advantage

The Autism Advantage | Psychology | Scoop.it
Thorkil Sonne is betting that, given the right environment, an autistic adult could not just hold down a job but also be the best person for it.
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a different focus on autism sorely needed now.

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Is “Deep Learning” a Revolution in Artificial Intelligence?

Is “Deep Learning” a Revolution in Artificial Intelligence? | Psychology | Scoop.it
Can a new technique known as deep learning revolutionize artificial intelligence?
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Stress and the City

Stress and the City | Psychology | Scoop.it
Psychosis and other related mental disorders are more prevalent in the cities as compared to villages, and stress is...
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It’s not the stress that counts, it’s whether you can control it | The Scicurious Brain, Scientific American Blog Network

It’s not the stress that counts, it’s whether you can control it | The Scicurious Brain, Scientific American Blog Network | Psychology | Scoop.it
Stress is generally not a good thing. Most of us who live stressful lives (which, I suppose, would be all of us), are well aware of ...
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