When science and technology does more harm than good
By: Ashwin Usgaocar
Science is the knowledge of how things around us function. It is akin to the knowledge that pressing a sharp knife against flesh results in a cut. It is coldly impartial, without morals and heartless. It's job is to explain how the world works and...
Understanding dissociative identity disorder
By: Kelly Morris
Dissociative identity disorder, formerly known as multiple personality disorder, is a condition in which a person has two or more distinct personality states or identities. The person may or may not be aware of these different personalities, called alters. Different alters take control at different...
Will Written Text Survive as a Communication Medium
By: Alex Cull
Is written text doomed to die out? At first glance, this might seem to be a real possibility. Fewer people are reading books and newspapers; on the other hand, digital media are proliferating like crazy, providing us with ever more available streaming audio and video...
Effects of auditory stimuli on work performance
By: Stephanie Pierce
With different disciplines now willing to come together to try to find new solutions to old problems, several types of work-, medicine-, and school-related fields have been looking to scientific researchers to find ways of enhancing the performance of employees and students, as well as...
Strategies and benefits of self-hypnosis
By: Gurmeet Mattu
Self hypnosis is merely the western term for the eastern practice of transcendental meditation. This is a method of reaching and influencing the unconscious mind, which can affect and manage deep seated behaviour patterns such as smoking and over-eating. Practising self hypnosis is not difficult...
By: Christina Pomoni
From an etymological point of view, "love addiction" is a contradictory term. Love is all about building intimacy through honesty and sharing of oneself. Addiction is all about drying positive feelings and prevention from knowing oneself. Although the term doesn't seem to make sense, there...
Why women laugh more than men
By: Emanuel Dean
Speaking from a man's point of view and my experience with woman, I can honestly say that woman are just more open then men. Men are more stimulated by more things that make them laugh and get happy on personal level as opposed to a...
Thoughts on unconscious perception
By: John Cowley
Modern studies of consciousness actually date back to the last quarter of the nineteenth century when the comparatively new science of psychology started to emerge from its roots in philosophy and physiology. According to Kihlstrom (1999) the structuralist school of psychology began with Wundt and...
Evaluating hypnosis
By: John Cowley
The writer recalls a demonstration of hypnosis conducted under the medical supervision of a reputable psychiatrist, where the subject recalled her 5th birthday including naming every single person attending the party, the colour of the dresses the little girls wore and the presents they brought...
Exploring the possible connection between intelligence and insanity
By: Lukas Schwarz
There definitely is a link between high intelligence and mental illness, is there really?However it is an issue of definition, I for myself am what most people would call "gifted", or "way above average". Many people would probably say that I am insane, but...

 

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