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I am a clinical psychologist practicing in New York City as well as through my website (www.psychotherapist.nyc). You can email at diamond@mediated.com

2019-09-16T17:17:41-04:00

Author: Carol Anne I am a woman in my mid 30's. I'm blind and I have dissociative identity disorder, I also have complex PTSD. I blog about my life with these disorders. I live in Ireland. View all posts by Carol Anne

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Why the illusory truth effect works

2019-09-16T17:08:07-04:00

• Two recent studies looked at the illusory truth effect. • The effect describes our propensity to start believing untrue statements if they are repeated. • The phenomenon is a universal bias linked to cognitive fluency but can be counterbalanced. — Read on feedproxy.google.com/~r/bigthink/main/~3/meaJ5-uAVY4/repeating-lies-people-believe-true-studies

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The bizarre world of internet trolls and propagandists

2019-09-16T16:47:31-04:00

Journalist Andrew Marantz spent three years embedded in the world of internet trolls and social media propagandists, seeking out the people who are propelling fringe talking points into the heart of conversation online and trying to understand how they're making their ideas spread. Go down the rabbit hole of online propaganda and misinformation -- and

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What streaming means for the future of entertainment

2019-09-16T16:31:23-04:00

In a talk and demo, Twitch cofounder Emmett Shear shares his vision for the future of interactive entertainment -- and explains how video game streaming is helping people build communities online. "I am excited for a world where our entertainment could connect us instead of isolating us -- a world where we can bond with

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What streaming means for the future of entertainment | Emmett Shear

2019-09-16T16:28:52-04:00

What streaming means for the future of entertainment | Emmett Shear http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~3/IpNZzHJjM8k/emmett_shear_what_streaming_means_for_the_future_of_entertainment — Read on feedproxy.google.com/~r/TEDTalks_video/~3/IpNZzHJjM8k/emmett_shear_what_streaming_means_for_the_future_of_entertainment

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Measuring Pain

2019-09-16T16:24:16-04:00

Pain management is a surprisingly challenging, complex balancing act. Overtreating pain, for example, runs the risk of addicting patients to pain medication. Undertreating pain, on the other hand, may lead to long-term chronic pain and other complications. Today, doctors generally gauge pain levels according to their patients' own reports of how they're feeling. But what

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Derren Brown’s Big Secret

2019-09-16T16:17:05-04:00

Derren Brown’s Big Secret Derren Brown wants you to know that he is not a magician. The term he prefers to use is “psychological illusionist,” and his acts mix psychology, misdirection, and showmanship. When he performs, he’s explicit about engaging with audiences’ minds and beliefs. “If you’re an audience member, the most interesting process is

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Derren Brown’s Big Secret

2019-09-16T16:11:32-04:00

Derren Brown’s Big Secret http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/derren-browns-big-secret-pod/ — Read on www.wnycstudios.org/story/derren-browns-big-secret-pod/

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Jia Tolentino on the Rise and Fall of the Internet

2019-09-16T16:10:37-04:00

Jia Tolentino on the Rise and Fall of the Internet http://www.wnycstudios.org/story/jia-tolentino-rise-and-fall-internet-pod/ — Read on www.wnycstudios.org/story/jia-tolentino-rise-and-fall-internet-pod/

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