Andrej Korenić

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The Science of Dreams and Why We Have Nightmares

<i>“The interpretation of dreams is the royal road to a knowledge of the unconscious activities of the mind,”</i> Freud argued in his influential treatise <i>The Interpretation of Dreams</i> in 1900. <i>“The earth is heavy and opaque without dreams,”</i> Anaïs Nin wrote in her diary in 1940. <i>“In the olden days, people</i> …

The Psychology of How Mind-Wandering and “Positive Constructive Daydreaming” Boost Our Creativity and Social Skills

Freud asserted that daydreaming is essential to creative writing — something a number of famous creators and theorists intuited in asserting that unconscious processing is essential to how creativity works, from T. S. Eliot’s notion of “idea incubation” to Alexander Graham Bell’s “unconscious …

The Science of Sleep: Dreaming, Depression, and How REM Sleep Regulates Negative Emotions

For the past half-century, sleep researcher <b>Rosalind D. Cartwright</b> has produced some of the most compelling and influential work in the field, enlisting modern science in revising and expanding the theories of Jung and Freud about the role of sleep and dreams in our lives. In <b>The Twenty-four Hour</b> …

The Science of Our Warped Perception of Time, Animated

Why the same amount of time can seem to fly or slow to a crawl depending on the context.<p>In 2013, a mind-bending read on the psychology of why time slows down when we’re afraid, speeds up as we age, and gets warped when we’re on vacation became one of the year’s most popular articles. Now, …

Can this sneaky chimp read minds?

Deception helped us become one of Earth’s dominant species, because it requires us to step into someone else’s shoes. Are we the only ones with this talent?<p>Do you know what I’m thinking? Probably not, but you will have a pretty good idea that I have my own thoughts, perceptions and intentions. This …

This Simple Mental Trick Can Slow Down Time

Ever wonder why time seems to speed up the older -- and busier -- you get? The answer is simple: It's probably because you're just not paying attention.<p>Most of us know the feeling well: As we grow up and fill our days with more busyness, time seems to fly by faster and faster. Of course, we know …

6 Tips to Being Happy In The Present Moment | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

We all want to be happy. But we have preconceived notions or beliefs about what needs to happen in our lives before we can be happy. Maybe we need to …

Happiness

Einstein on Why We Are Alive

Given my soft spot for big thinkers’ answers to young people’s questions about life, I was thrilled when reader Dave Anderson shared the story of his mother’s exchange with none other than Albert Einstein. When Marion Block Anderson, an altogether exceptional woman, was a freshman at Oberlin …

What the Science of “Sleep Paralysis” Reveals About How the Brain Works

<i>“In both writing and sleeping,”</i> Stephen King wrote in his meditation on “creative sleep” and the art of wakeful dreaming, <i>“we learn to be physically still at the same time we are encouraging our minds to unlock from the humdrum rational thinking of our daytime lives.”</i> But while he was exploring the …

A Multidisciplinary Approach to Mind and Consciousness | Grandpierre

Alberts B, Johnson A, Lewis J, Raff M, Roberts K and Walter P. Molecular Biology of the Cell. 5th ed. Garland Science, 2008; p.1115.<p>Alberts B. The …

50 Shades of Karma (No Grey Area Here)

We've got a credit rating for almost every aspect of our lives, but what about our karma? Is your soul in good standing?<p>Where do you land in the following categories? How would you rate yourself? If you don't like the results, get to work! Because, when we shift, the world shifts with us.<p><b>Here are</b> …

Gratitude Is an Attitude

We live in a world where we can adopt two different philosophies: scarcity or abundance. Living in scarcity is having the mentality that we do not have enough: enough time, love, money or inner resources. In a world of scarcity, we are always searching for the next thing to make us feel whole, …

Happiness

The Power of Introverts

Today we make room for a remarkably narrow range of personality styles. We're told that to be great is to be bold, to be happy is to be sociable. We see ourselves as a nation of extroverts -- which means that we've lost sight of who we really are. Depending on which study you consult, one-third to …

Psychology

Evidence for the existence of a hypnotic state? Key may be in the glazed staring eyes, researchers suggest

A multidisciplinary group of researchers from Finland and Sweden has found that the strange stare of patients under hypnosis may be a key that can …

Not getting sleepy? Why hypnosis doesn't work for all

Not everyone is able to be hypnotized, and new research shows how the brains of such people differ from those who can easily be.

A hypnotic suggestion can generate true and automatic hallucinations

Scientists have found evidence that hypnotic suggestion can modify processing of a targeted stimulus before it reaches consciousness. The experiments …

Can Science Show Us Secrets Of Making Better Decisions?

Day in and day out, we make decisions--some tough, some trivial, some good, some bad. And as Yale University neurobiologist Dr. Daeyeol Lee told The Huffington Post in an email, "poor decision-making in many domains, including finance, family, and health can all dramatically affect our …

Weil-Being

<b>What did this mean for you in terms of leaving old thinking and medical or allopathic colleagues behind?</b><p>I never practiced allopathic medicine. When I …

Are Recovered Memories Real?

Memory is much less reliable than we want to admit. All of us are likely to misremember, especially those who believe they’ve reclaimed hair-raising …

Heal Yourself By Harnessing Your Mind - The Crux

By Jo Marchant | May 23, 2014 10:48 am<p>We tend to think of medicine as being all about pills and potions recommended to us by another person—a doctor. …

Hypnosis Works

<i>"On one, I want you to do one thing: Look up. On two, do two things: Slowly close your eyes and take a deep breath. On three, do three things:</i> …

Hypnosis

The Myth of Mind Control

Before we can build cyborg soldiers and robohumans, researchers face a tough challenge: cracking the neural code.<p>By John Horgan, Shannon …

The Inner Savant

Quick—what’s 147,631,789 times 23,674? A savant could tell you. And physicist Allan Snyder, who explores the remarkable skills of autistic savants, …

Hypnosis

<i>On one, I want you to do one thing: Look up. On two, do two things: Slowly close your eyes and take a deep breath. On three, do three things: Breathe</i> …

The Myth of Einstein's Brain? - Neuroskeptic

By Neuroskeptic | May 24, 2014 4:30 pm<p>There was nothing special about Albert Einstein’s brain.<p>Nothing that modern neuroscience can detect, anyway. …

Excuse Me, Who Am I?

A fugue state is a rare, severe form of amnesia that was recently in the news.<p><b>In February, Michael Boatwright awoke in a Palm Springs, California, hospital unaware of who he was. Even though he had been admitted to the hospital with a U.S. passport and a California identification card, he spoke</b> …

Making and Breaking Compulsive Behaviour

All mice groom themselves to keep their fur clean, but some in a lab in Columbia University, New York, have started grooming to an unusual and excessive degree. This isn’t vanity. Instead, it’s the rodent equivalent of the repetitive rituals that many people with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) …

Be Like Water: The Philosophy and Origin of Bruce Lee’s Famous Metaphor for Resilience

With his singular blend of physical prowess and metaphysical wisdom, coupled with his tragic untimely death, legendary Chinese-American martial artist, philosopher, and filmmaker <b>Bruce Lee</b> (November 27, 1940–July 20, 1973) is one of those rare cultural icons whose ethos and appeal remain timeless, …

53 Quotes That Will Make You Rethink Everything

By Brianna Wiest,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/109dAo0<p>1. “Everything you can imagine is real.” ― <b>Pablo Picasso</b><p>2. “I wanted a perfect ending. Now …

(Images) 60 Colorful Picture Quotes To Empower Your Life

We have created a collection of <i>powerful self development picture quotes</i> to remind you of your true power and potential that is deep inside of you and …