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Hi there...what are your thoughts on diet and motivation? Do you think that diet plays a part in proper motivation (ie if you eat fatty, oily foods you lose motivation)? Do you know if there have been research papers written on this topic, relating a...
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VineetHonkan 7 Canada Nov 10 Nov 10 11 comment
What are your thoughts on sociopathy and psychopathy as mindsets? Sociopathy means lack of conscience, but can that be a learned mindset, or is it straight from birth?
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VineetHonkan 7 Canada Nov 3 Nov 3 66 comments
Hello all. This is a serious question. Has there been any research done on suicidal people (ie mri scans of the brain to see what parts light up)?
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VineetHonkan 7 Canada Oct 22 Oct 22 66 comments
So i recently binged on the first season of manhunt about the hunt for the unabomber. Its interesting as it delved into his psychology a bit, explaining how as a child he was different in that he couldnt communicate his feelings. Its interesting to ...
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VineetHonkan 7 Canada Sep 1 Sep 1 00 comments
I am curious about miscreants who do awful things - serial killers, serial rapists - they blend in, they look like model citizens ... and it often takes years, even decades, before they are caught and incarcerated. I wonder, how can they do it - be ...
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SKH78 8 MN July 23 Jul 23 88 comments
Irony at its best
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Renickulous 7 TX June 22 Jun 22 22 comments
"Shahzeen Attari explores the psychology of saving the planet" “We live in a world that must dramatically reduce its use of fossil fuels and water, but efforts to encourage people to change their behavior have proven notoriously difficult'' ...
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AnonySchmoose 8 HI June 20 Jun 20 00 comments
Ihave a slightly ot question but it might be pertinent to the group. I asked a question yesterday (albeit twice) asking for peoples thoughts on jealousy...really simple. And then these two people started by calling me jealous and rude though one was ...
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VineetHonkan 7 Canada June 20 Jun 20 66 comments
"Toward Rational, Authentic Food Choices | Melanie Joy" Youtube .................................................................................................................................... Intro: The TEDx video regards food ...
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AnonySchmoose 8 HI June 18 Jun 18 11 comment
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bellco 3 AZ June 1 Jun 1 22 comments
LSD and magic mushrooms could heal damaged brain cells in people suffering from depression, study shows [independent.co.uk]
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AlasBabylon 8 OH June 1 Jun 1 11 comment
So...I'm scared. I am 40, and still live at home with my father (begin your pointing fingers/making fun now). I've actually gone to the point where I don't even bother doing groceries anymore, I just eat outside food everyday. I've basically lost the...
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VineetHonkan 7 Canada May 9 May 9 66 comments
what are your thoughts on this? binaural beat-> brainwave stimulation-> improves cognition->betters emotion-> displays of behaviour->outside response to behaviour->increased motivation
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VineetHonkan 7 Canada Apr 22 Apr 22 00 comments
Who here is an actual trained psychologist?
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VineetHonkan 7 Canada Apr 21 Apr 21 22 comments
Is it possible that human beings are creatures who are simply built, so to speak, in a way that judging themselves and each other is a natural and inevitable thing? Will we always be assessing the worth of value of ourselves -- our worth or lack of ...
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AlasBabylon 8 OH Apr 16 Apr 16 77 comments
Narcissist, Psychopath, or Sociopath: How to Spot the Differences Youtube
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MojoDave 9 FL Apr 15 Apr 15 33 comments
The 4 Types of Narcissism You Need To Know Youtube
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MojoDave 9 FL Apr 15 Apr 15 00 comments
Why Narcissism is the "Secondhand Smoke" of Mental Health Youtube
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MojoDave 9 FL Apr 15 Apr 15 00 comments
In the last several days, I've heard a man yelling loudly at someone else in an apartment down the hall, and I suspect that some sort of abuse may be happening. However, I haven't heard any sounds of physical violence so far, and although I've seen ...
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AlasBabylon 8 OH Apr 5 Apr 5 66 comments
I need some help. I'm writing a paper on the effects of binaural beats on motivation (just for fun as my deg is in kinesiology). I am curious though if a relation can be drawn between cognition and motivation.
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VineetHonkan 7 Canada Apr 4 Apr 4 11 comment
I need some help. I'm writing a paper on the effects of binaural beats on motivation (just for fun as my deg is in kinesiology). I am curious though if a relation can be drawn between cognition and motivation.
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VineetHonkan 7 Canada Apr 4 Apr 4 33 comments
The bad news on human nature — in 10 findings from psychology [alternet.org]
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MojoDave 9 FL Mar 30 Mar 30 33 comments
I heard about this, and took Tylenol the last time I ws emotionally distraught about something unproductive. I don't know if it was placebo effect, but the intensity of my emotions did seem to be reduced within the hour. Thoughts? ...
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FlippantLlama 8 KY Mar 21 Mar 21 55 comments
This is an interesting and somewhat refreshing story about personality change after a brain injury. If you listen, let me know what you thought. "The Day My Mother's Head Exploded" [20 min - audio] Youtube
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chrysjin 3 AZ Mar 21 Mar 21 22 comments
Thoughts to 'Heavens Gate' (the so called Cult)? I'm very interested in it.
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Pantalaimon 5 Korea Feb 18 Feb 18 44 comments


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