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Culture sets the tone when people ‘hear voices’

People suffering from schizophrenia may hear “voices”—auditory hallucinations—differently depending on their cultural context, according to new …

Male and Female Brains Really Are Built Differently

The hemispheres of women's brains are more interconnected. Does that matter?<p>Ready your knowing smirk, because here comes a scientific gem that’s sure to enliven even the dullest of holiday parties.<p>By analyzing the MRIs of 949 people aged 8 to 22, scientists at the University of Pennsylvania found …

To what extent do you think that the media portrayal of forensic psychology and forensic psychologists mirrors the reality? – A Brief Summary

before you read on please answer below!<p>This one is supposed to be a short 3 part blog, but I know I waffle, I will summarise best I can and leave out …

Why I hate standardized tests: A teacher’s take on how to save public education

<b>(Eric Von Seggern via Shutterstock)</b><p>Thanks to tests, my students’ minds have been downsized — while corporate interests profit. Here’s the answer<p>Robert Hach<p>September 13, 2014 8:00pm (UTC)<p>In recent years, I have begun each semester by asking my first-year composition students two questions, one …

Counseling Psychology vs Clinical Psychology - Society of Counseling Psychology, Division 17

What is the difference between a clinical psychologist and a counseling psychologist?<p>Many people are puzzled by the fact that some professional …

What Is The Difference Between Bipolar And Borderline Personality Disorders?

While bipolar and borderline personality disorder have similar symptoms — such as extreme mood swings — that can oft confuse the two, they’re …

8 Subconscious Behaviors That Are Keeping You From Having the Life You Want

Here are eight of the daily behaviors and unconscious habits that are keeping you from the life you really want.<p>Every generation has a "monoculture" of sorts, a governing pattern or system of beliefs that people unconsciously accept as "truth." It's easy to identify the monoculture of Germany in …

Men who harass women online are quite literally losers, new study finds

By Caitlin Dewey<p>Caitlin Dewey<p>Reporter covering food policy<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Here’s a research finding that should surprise no one: The men most likely to harass women online … are the men most likely to have their own problems.<p>That bit of validation comes courtesy Michael Kasumovic and Jeffrey …

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Scans show early brain growth in breastfed babies

<b>BROWN (US) —</b> Babies who are breastfed show signs of early brain development, particularly in regions associated with language, emotional function, …

Near-Death Experiences: What Happens in the Brain Before Dying

In the moments before death, the heart plays a central role, conventional wisdom says. That is, as the heart stops beating and blood stops flowing, …