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Many people when given positions of authority or power usually end up corrupting it...examples include the infamous Stanford Prison study, the soldiers from Casualties of War (great movie IMO on Vietnam in which a group of US soldiers assault a ...
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VineetHonkan 7 Canada Jan 3 Jan 3 44 comments
Mental illness by parasitic cognition?
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Word 7 LA Dec 25, 2019 Dec 25, 2019 11 comment
Why do we behave as we do? A large part of that answer comes from (1) the way each of us ends to receive information, and (2) our information processing styles. Some of us prefer to receive information in a do-it-yourself, hands-on fashion. Others...
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wordywalt 8 FL Dec 23, 2019 Dec 23, 2019 22 comments
I created this meme to explain how I process beliefs and such! What would this say about me?
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Secular_Squirrel 7 IN Dec 22, 2019 Dec 22, 2019 33 comments
Cluster B Personality Disorders consist of some very concerning traits, in fact it could be argued as a moral position to place everyone with such a personality disorder into a concentration camp if only it were possible for certain variables to be ...
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Secular_Squirrel 7 IN Dec 19, 2019 Dec 19, 2019 22 comments
Maybe this sounds like a rant, or some type of venting but i am try to understand for myself to understand ... what to start calling it for one? A bias to reject information? Like the teenager that won't listen but wants to tell everyone how to...
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Word 7 LA Dec 13, 2019 Dec 13, 2019 44 comments
To learn about psycho/sociopathy or antisocial personality disorder, start with a search in Wikipedia for Robert D. Hare, psychologist. Depending on the source, from 1 to 4% of unincarcerated people may qualify, while from 20 to 25% of incarcerated ...
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yvilletom 7 CA Dec 10, 2019 Dec 10, 2019 44 comments
I just got banned from a facebook group for asking this question even though that group's rules and regulations did not include anything that would prohibit asking such. Anyhow I am hoping that some of you would be okay with helping me collect data ...
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Secular_Squirrel 7 IN Dec 10, 2019 Dec 10, 2019 44 comments
So, I am in a debate group with a bunch of people whom most obviously have narcissistic personality disorder and thought I'd share the screenshots :) (Will update as more come) Please come share theories, maybe recommend a response for me to ...
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Secular_Squirrel 7 IN Dec 9, 2019 Dec 9, 2019 22 comments
I just previously posted a comment i made about my daughter and her mother. Here is grounds of my thinking: genetically we are half from each parent conflated or combined to make us genetically what we are. How close is the psychology of a ...
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Word 7 LA Dec 5, 2019 Dec 5, 2019 55 comments
My daughter has been talking college psychology and criminology courses. She also has been lately treating her year younger brother a lot like my X-wife(their mother) had treated my son. So, I asked my daughter this question: Psychology type ...
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Word 7 LA Dec 5, 2019 Dec 5, 2019 44 comments
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, 2019 Nov 10, 2019 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, 2019 Nov 3, 2019 88 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, 2019 Oct 22, 2019 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, 2019 Sep 1, 2019 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, 2019 Jul 23, 2019 88 comments
Irony at its best
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Renickulous 7 TX June 22, 2019 Jun 22, 2019 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, 2019 Jun 20, 2019 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, 2019 Jun 20, 2019 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, 2019 Jun 18, 2019 11 comment
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bellco 3 AZ June 1, 2019 Jun 1, 2019 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, 2019 Jun 1, 2019 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, 2019 May 9, 2019 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, 2019 Apr 22, 2019 00 comments
Who here is an actual trained psychologist?
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VineetHonkan 7 Canada Apr 21, 2019 Apr 21, 2019 22 comments


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