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Dramatic effects seen in brains of students who are casual marijuana users

Dramatic effects seen in brains of students who are casual marijuana users | Psychoanalytic Psychology | Scoop.it
Young adults who used marijuana only recreationally showed significant abnormalities in two key brain regions that are important in emotion and motivation, scientists report.
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Sleep 'cleans' the brain by flushing out toxins

Sleep 'cleans' the brain by flushing out toxins | Psychoanalytic Psychology | Scoop.it
The brain uses sleep to clean away waste toxins that have collected during the day, a new study has shown. 

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Jill Williams's curator insight, October 19, 2013 6:47 PM

Considering how important it is to physical and mental health and to cognitive function, we know surprisingly little about the function of sleep. This recent study proposes some answers -

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Why psychology isn't science

Psychologist Timothy D. Wilson, a professor at the University of Virginia, expressed resentment in his Times Op-Ed article on Thursday over the fact that most scientists don't consider his field a...
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The empathy of corporate psychopaths

The empathy of corporate psychopaths | Psychoanalytic Psychology | Scoop.it

In my workshops orkshops on Lifting Your Emotional Intelligence, I spend a certain amount of time on how to recognise and deal with corporate psychopaths.

Many participants have difficulty in understanding how I can claim that one reason corporate psychopaths are successful is that they have considerable empathy. Far too many people immediately conclude that empathy and psychopathy are mutually exclusive. What I have said in workshops up till now is that while psychopaths do not have emotional empathy, they certainly have cognitive empathy.  

Chris Golis


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Was Freud a Fraud? - Ricochet.com

Was Freud a Fraud? - Ricochet.com | Psychoanalytic Psychology | Scoop.it
That's the question that Frederick Crews discusses with me on the Milt Rosenberg Podcast posted earlier today.Crews, who started his academic life as Professor of English at the University of California, Berkeley, was once ...

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what is freud's place in psychology classes?

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» Can Therapy Really Change Your Brain? - World of Psychology

» Can Therapy Really Change Your Brain? - World of Psychology | Psychoanalytic Psychology | Scoop.it
I feel fortunate to be a psychotherapist in this day and age.

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