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The psychology of narcissism - W. Keith Campbell

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-psychology-of-narcissism-w-keith-campbell Narcissism isn’t just a personality type that shows up in advic
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Things you did not know about addictions

What causes addiction? Easy, right? Drugs cause addiction. But maybe it is not that simple.
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Robbers Cave Experiment

This classic study of intergroup conflict and cooperation demonstrated how groups strongly favor their own members (ingroup bias), and how intergroup conflic...
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MF15 001 [ENGLISH OFFICIAL]

The most valuable currency in the world is the currency of human attention. Well, I've gone and struck the mother lode. And you, have you brought me a coin?
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Negative Emotions Are Key to Well-Being

Negative Emotions Are Key to Well-Being | Psychology, Sociology & Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Feeling sad, mad, critical or otherwise awful? Surprise: negative emotions are essential for mental health
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Rune Moelbak's curator insight, February 23, 2016 8:32 AM

Negative emotions contain valuable information about your needs and whether or not things are going your way

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How the Nazi's defense of 'just following orders' plays out in the mind

How the Nazi's defense of 'just following orders' plays out in the mind | Psychology, Sociology & Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Stanley Milgram’s famous electric-shock experiments tackled whether a person could be coerced into behaving heinously, but new research released Thursday offers one explanation as to why. Turns out, people actually feel disconnected from their actions when they comply with orders, even though they’re the ones committing the heinous act.
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Jesse Bogner featured on Shatterproof

Jesse Bogner featured on Shatterproof | Psychology, Sociology & Neuroscience | Scoop.it
I'm very pleased to announce that Jesse Bogner is featured on Shatterproof, an organization dedicated to removing the stigma associated with addiction. You know how we all tend to think of someone
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Why Kindness Heals

Why Kindness Heals | Psychology, Sociology & Neuroscience | Scoop.it
As a physician specializing in neurosurgery at an academic medical center, I appreciate the unhappiness many patients have with the present healthcare delivery system that is rushed, bureaucratic, ...
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Why We Love Each Other, Warts (Especially) and All

Why We Love Each Other, Warts (Especially) and All | Psychology, Sociology & Neuroscience | Scoop.it
For all those who live in fear of making a mistake, take heart. According to research, making mistakes makes us more, not less, likable.
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The Science of Happiness & Success - Udemy

The Science of Happiness & Success - Udemy | Psychology, Sociology & Neuroscience | Scoop.it

Learn the scientific recipe for lasting happiness & success - Free Course

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The science of greed | Paul K. Piff | TEDxMarin

The Science of Greed : Why the Ideology of self interest could be the downfall of the American Dream. Wealth may seem like mostly an unmitigated good, yet it...
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Does TV Rot Your Brain?

Does TV Rot Your Brain? | Psychology, Sociology & Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Scientists have linked TV viewing to antisocial behavior, lowered verbal IQ and altered brain structure—but a new study raises questions
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Completing the Circle: Michael Laitman: 9781772280081: Amazon.com: Books

Completing the Circle

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"Our future is at stake, and the solution lies in changing our social values and healing our relationships with each other, whether on a personal level or between citizens and state. The mutual guarantee approach will lead us to true social justice, and therefore holds the key to our sustainability and prosperity. Mutual guarantee will not only bring us economic and financial security, but will also restore our confidence in life and the peace of mind and happiness that have been absent in our world for so many decades."

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People With Anxiety Perceive The World Differently

People With Anxiety Perceive The World Differently | Psychology, Sociology & Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Can't argue with science: A person isn't responsible for having a mental illness.
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Stanford project suggests longer, healthier lives are possible

Stanford project suggests longer, healthier lives are possible | Psychology, Sociology & Neuroscience | Scoop.it
A Stanford analysis shows how to enhance longevity and well-being through healthy living, financial security and social relationships.
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Can we break free from the fear of missing out? — Jacob Burak — Aeon Essays

The fear of missing out haunts our social networks and our real lives alike. But there is a way to break free
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The Problem With Confidence

The Problem With Confidence | Psychology, Sociology & Neuroscience | Scoop.it
The best advice for self-confidence is not “believe in yourself” but rather “look at what you’ve done in the world.”
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The Healing Power of Connection | Shatterproof

The Healing Power of Connection | Shatterproof | Psychology, Sociology & Neuroscience | Scoop.it

Johann Hari nearly broke the Internet last week with his article, “The Likely Cause of Addiction Has Been Discovered, and It Is Not What You Think.” In his article he argues that the cause of addiction is not the drugs themselves, but the addict’s inability to connect with others as a byproduct of the environment he or she inhabits.  

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EXCLUSIVE: Robin Hood neuroscientist behind Sci-Hub research-pirate site talks to RT

EXCLUSIVE: Robin Hood neuroscientist behind Sci-Hub research-pirate site talks to RT | Psychology, Sociology & Neuroscience | Scoop.it
A saving grace for students across the world, Alexandra Elbakyan’s portal, Sci-Hub, pools millions of expensive academic papers published in online journals for free. At the center of a potentially multi-billion dollar court battle with US courts, she has vowed to continue her work.
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The Story of Your Life

How you arrange the plot points of your life into a narrative can shape who you are—and is a fundamental part of being human.
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Erving Goffman and the performed self — Aeon Videos

The 20th-century Canadian-American sociologist Erving Goffman believed that we adapt to roles – lover, customer, worker – based on circumstance, and are constantly concerned with how we’re appearing to others. This short animation explains why Goffman’s view of humanity left no room for a ‘true self’ – an actor behind all the roles we play.
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Would you opt for a life with no pain? - Hayley Levitt and Bethany Rickwald

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/would-you-opt-for-a-life-with-no-pain-hayley-levitt-and-bethany-rickwald Imagine if you could plug your brain int...
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A Harvard psychologist says people judge you based on 2 criteria when they first meet you

A Harvard psychologist says people judge you based on 2 criteria when they first meet you | Psychology, Sociology & Neuroscience | Scoop.it
From Yahoo Finance: People size you up in seconds, but what exactly are they evaluating? Harvard Business School...
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The Science of Healing Thoughts

The Science of Healing Thoughts | Psychology, Sociology & Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Journalist Jo Marchant explores surprising new research into curing the body with the mind
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