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Irrationality is predictable. We need to release "rational man" assumption.
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Let's talk about the gender differences that really matter – in mental health

Let's talk about the gender differences that really matter – in mental health | With My Right Brain | Scoop.it
Daniel and Jason Freeman: Supposed differences between the brains of men and women are uncritically reported, while a very real disparity is ignored
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A single hormone may drive monogamy in relationships. - Minneapolis Star Tribune

A single hormone may drive monogamy in relationships. - Minneapolis Star Tribune | With My Right Brain | Scoop.it
“Minneapolis Star TribuneA single hormone may drive monogamy in relationships.Minneapolis Star TribuneThe answer may lie in a steady diet of oxytocin that triggers dopamine, a neurotransmitter associated with reward, motivation and addiction.”
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Why being kind is more important than being right

Why being kind is more important than being right | With My Right Brain | Scoop.it
A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve. Joseph Joubert This last week I have been reflecting on kindness and why there is not enough of it in the world. While we are s...
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Scientists improve human self-control through electrical brain stimulation - UTHealth

Scientists improve human self-control through electrical brain stimulation - UTHealth | With My Right Brain | Scoop.it
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The Human Mind Project Interviews: Vittorio Gallese - SAS blogs

The Human Mind Project Interviews: Vittorio Gallese - SAS blogs | With My Right Brain | Scoop.it
“I am a cognitive neuroscientist. The main topic of my empirical and theoretical research during the last twenty years has dealt with the cognitive role of the sensorimotor system. I am exploring how the brain-body system ...”
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Sniffing out danger: Scientists say fearful memories can trigger heightened sense of smell

Sniffing out danger: Scientists say fearful memories can trigger heightened sense of smell | With My Right Brain | Scoop.it
Most people – including scientists – assumed we can't just sniff out danger.
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The Mind and its Maladies

The Mind and its Maladies | With My Right Brain | Scoop.it
The underlying factor structure of psychopathology...

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The Human Dark Side: Evolutionary Psychology ... [J Relig Health. 2013] - PubMed - NCBI

PubMed comprises more than 23 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
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Selfie, word of 2013, sums up our age of narcissism

Selfie, word of 2013, sums up our age of narcissism | With My Right Brain | Scoop.it
It’s hard to think of a more appropriate symbol of kind of society we've become

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How to Make a Behavior Addictive: Zoë Chance at TEDxMillRiver

Zoë professes at Yale School of Management, researching decision making and social welfare, and helping students make their dreams come true. Her work has be...
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Oppa Gangnam Bubble - Foreign Policy (blog)

Oppa Gangnam Bubble - Foreign Policy (blog) | With My Right Brain | Scoop.it
“Oppa Gangnam Bubble Foreign Policy (blog) This year's Nobel Prize in economics went to, among others, Robert Shiller, the pioneering behavioral economist whose research on asset bubbles and market psychology uncovered profound irrationality.”
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How To Reject Rejection

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“ We all face rejection at one time or another. That is not the question. The real question is: what will you do when rejection faces you?”
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6 Surprising Scientific Findings About Good and Evil | Mother Jones

6 Surprising Scientific Findings About Good and Evil | Mother Jones | With My Right Brain | Scoop.it
Harvard's Joshua Greene on the evolution of morality—and why humanity may, objectively, be getting better in the long run.
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NBCNews.com: Dating advice from a neuroeconomist

NBCNews.com: Dating advice from a neuroeconomist | With My Right Brain | Scoop.it
Video on msnbc.com: Paul Glimcher explains how dating choices are similar to financial decisions, and explains why people can be inconsistent over time.

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Where unconscious memories form

Where unconscious memories form | With My Right Brain | Scoop.it
“A small area deep in the brain called the perirhinal cortex is critical for forming unconscious conceptual memories, researchers have found.”
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CARTA:Theory of Mind--What Makes Humans Different? Brain Imaging Studies Mirror Neurons and More

(Visit: http://www.uctv.tv/) This CARTA series explores the evolution of "Theory of Mind" (ToM), the ability to impute mental states such as beliefs, desires... (CARTA:Theory of Mind--What Makes Humans Different?

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Reasons for suicide: “I am alone” “I am a burden” “I am not afraid to die” | smritiweb.com


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Music Brings Memories Back to the Brain Injured

Music Brings Memories Back to the Brain Injured | With My Right Brain | Scoop.it
Researchers use popular music to help patients with brain injuries recall autobiographical memories.
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Limited edition Starbucks gift card going for big bucks on eBay

Limited edition Starbucks gift card going for big bucks on eBay | With My Right Brain | Scoop.it
If something is hard to get, it takes on irrational value. By making it even harder to get, the irrationality goes up.http://t.co/v0DdKnEPFc
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Can Bad Weather Cause Joints to Ache? - Today I Found Out

Can Bad Weather Cause Joints to Ache? - Today I Found Out | With My Right Brain | Scoop.it
For instance, Amos Tversky, a Standford psychologist, studied 18 rheumatoid arthritis sufferers in the mid-1990s for a year and found no connection between increased pain and bad-weather days. According to Tversky, the ...
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Unemployment Persistence: How Important are Non-Cognitive Skills? by Maite Blázquez Cuesta, Santiago Budria :: SSRN

Unemployment Persistence: How Important are Non-Cognitive Skills? by Maite Blázquez Cuesta, Santiago Budria :: SSRN | With My Right Brain | Scoop.it
“Using a random effects dynamic panel data model and the 2000-2008 waves of the German SOEP this paper shows that non-cognitive skills have a predictive power on (Behavioral Economics & Labor Markets_Unemployment Persistence: How Important are...”
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