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Personality Tests and Shallow Answers

2018-05-26T07:56:38+00:00 May 26th, 2018|Categories: Office, Psychology, Uncategorized|

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives. — Read on www.scientificamerican.com/article/personality-tests-with-deep-sounding-questions-provide-shallow-answers-about-the-true-you/

Witnessing Adult Relationships

2018-05-25T05:02:57+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|Categories: Meta, Mind, Psychology, Uncategorized, Witnessing|

The best way to achieve adult love is to develop the most important relationship skill. Witnessing includes the ability to hold your partner’s perspectives alongside your own and to see yourself through your partners’ eyes. Witnessing can give an accurate picture of any given interaction and the relationship as a whole. No matter how accurate

The Churchland’s devotion to the mind-body problem.

2018-03-28T16:23:33+00:00 March 27th, 2018|Categories: Psychology, Science, Uncategorized|Tags: |

Why Should Philosophers Care About Neuroscience? Paul and Patricia Churchland have dedicated their professional lives to the question of whether your conscious experience and your brain are the same thing. From New Yorker https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2007/02/12/two-heads

Daniel Dennett’s Science of the Soul

2018-03-28T08:21:33+00:00 March 27th, 2018|Categories: Consciousness, Psychology, Uncategorized|

At sunset on the last day of the conference, the experts found themselves circling a familiar puzzle known as the “zombie problem.” Suppose that you’re a scientist studying octopuses. How would you know whether an octopus is conscious? It interacts with you, responds to its environment, and evidently pursues goals, but a nonconscious robot could

The Mind-Expanding Ideas of Andy Clark

2018-03-27T15:21:55+00:00 March 26th, 2018|Categories: Psychology, Uncategorized|

Larissa MacFarquhar on the philosopher and cognitive scientist who believes that the tools we use to help us think may be what makes human thought special. Where does the mind end and the world begin? Is the mind locked inside its skull, sealed in with skin, or does it expand outward, merging with things and

How to tame your wandering mind | TED Talk

2018-03-24T09:02:04+00:00 March 23rd, 2018|Categories: Health, Meta, Psychology, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

Amishi Jha studies how we pay attention: the process by which our brain decides what's important out of the constant stream of information it receives. Both external distractions (like stress) and internal ones (like mind-wandering) diminish our attention's power, Jha says -- but some simple techniques can boost it. "Pay attention to your attention," Jha