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Could Multiple Personality Disorder Explain the Universe

2018-06-23T16:46:03+00:00June 20th, 2018|Categories: Consciousness, Identity, Uncategorized|

A new paper argues that the condition now known as “Dissociative Identity Disorder” might help us understand the fundamental nature of reality -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com Source: Could Multiple Personality Disorder Explain Life, the Universe and Everything?

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Dealing With Impostor Syndrome

2018-06-17T04:01:10+00:00June 16th, 2018|Categories: Identity, Uncategorized|

The psychologists Pauline R. Clance and Suzanne A. Imes coined the termin 1978, describing it as “internal experience of intellectual phoniness in people who believe that they are not intelligent, capable or creative despite evidence of high achievement.” In other words, it’s that sinking sense that you are a fraud in your industry, role or position, regardless of

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Web Searches Reveal What We’re Really Thinking

2018-05-27T07:52:40+00:00May 27th, 2018|Categories: Identity, Mind, Science|

Google as a window into our private thoughts. This is all very entertaining, but according to economist Seth Stephens-Davidowitz, who worked at Google as a data scientist (he is now an op-ed writer for the New York Times), such searches may act as a “digital truth serum” for deeper and darker thoughts. As he explains in

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Personal Space

2018-05-25T04:39:04+00:00May 24th, 2018|Categories: Identity, Uncategorized|

In the past 10 years, these networks in the human cerebral cortex have been linked to social behavior. They coordinate the unconscious, hidden dance of personal space, computing a margin of safety and nuancing our movements and reactions to others. The mechanism works so smoothly that we don’t usually notice it. Just like ants instinctively

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Identity

2018-06-26T07:34:18+00:00July 21st, 2016|Categories: Identity, Mind|

From Wikipedia   Although Socrates —who was the main character in most of Plato ‘s dialogues—was a genuine historical figure, it is commonly understood that in later dialogues Plato used the character of Socrates to give voice to his own philosophical views. The Socratic problem refers to the difficulty or inability of determining what in

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