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Schizophrenia is an extreme version of a common personality type

A new study finds that brain activity in healthy test subjects is similar to the brain activity in patients with schizophrenia, and their responses on a personality test can predict how their brains will behave. This suggests that schizophrenia is just an extreme version of a common personality type. — Read on bigthink.com/mind-brain/schizophrenia-linked-to-personality-type

2018-09-22T07:32:00+00:00September 22nd, 2018|Comments Off on Schizophrenia is an extreme version of a common personality type

How Accurate Are Memories of 9/11? – Scientific American

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/911-memory-accuracy/

2018-09-11T09:05:41+00:00September 11th, 2018|Comments Off on How Accurate Are Memories of 9/11? – Scientific American

WHAT PERSONALITY TESTS REALLY DELIVER

The key to the MBTI’s success is her insight that you can waste a lot of energy and bring on a lot of psychic pain if you think of these differences as incompatibilities that have to be ironed out. The differences are innate, and each type of personality is as “normal” as the others. There

2018-09-09T05:05:43+00:00September 9th, 2018|Comments Off on WHAT PERSONALITY TESTS REALLY DELIVER

Myers-Briggs is an instrument to discern personality types

Myers-Briggs is an "instrument" to discern personality types. It's also a mass-produced tool of social control. And a tool of liberation https://t.co/ZmXVodyjBk— Arts & Letters Daily (@aldaily) September 5, 2018

2018-09-05T08:04:52+00:00September 5th, 2018|Comments Off on Myers-Briggs is an instrument to discern personality types

Brains Store Temporary Records Before Creating Life-long Memories

A version of this article originally appeared on The Conversation. The first dance at my wedding lasted exactly four minutes and 52 seconds, but I’ll probably remember it for decades. Neuroscientists still don’t entirely understand this: How was my brain able to translate this less-than-five-minute experience into a lifelong memory? Source: Brains Store Temporary Records

2018-08-15T07:00:59+00:00August 15th, 2018|Comments Off on Brains Store Temporary Records Before Creating Life-long Memories

Roland Barthes and a social psychology of human alienation

For Roland Barthes , understanding society required understanding how meaning is produced and consumed. It led him to a social psychology of human alienation Source: For Roland Barthes, understanding society required understanding how meaning is produced and consumed. It led him to a social psychology of human alienation

2018-08-15T07:02:08+00:00August 15th, 2018|Comments Off on Roland Barthes and a social psychology of human alienation