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The Search for Social Identity


If self-uncertainty motivates people to identify with a group and internalize that identity as a key part of who they are, they need to be confident that they know exactly what the group's identity is. When you need what you consider to be reliable and trusted sources of identity information, where do you turn? The first port

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What Is Imposter Syndrome


What Is Imposter Syndrome? By Darlene Lancer, JD, MFT Last updated:27 Jan 2019 ~ 4 min read Have you ever felt like an imposter or fraud? You’re not alone. Particularly in a professional setting, people may have this feeling, but lack the words to describe it. This is calledimposter syndrome,which means feeling like a fraud

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The Soothing Promise of Our Own Artisanal Internet


Read newsletters instead of News Feeds. Fall back to private group chats. Put the person back in personalization. Buy your own server. Start a blog. Embrace anonymity. Own your own domain. Spend time on federated social networks rather than centralized ones. Source: The Soothing Promise of Our Own Artisanal Internet

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Self is not entirely lost in dementia


In the past when scholars have reflected on the psychological impact of dementia they have frequently referred to the loss of the "self" in dramatic and devastating terms, using language such as the "unbecoming of the self" or the "disintegration" of the self. Source: 'Self is not entirely lost in dementia,' argues new review

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Dissociative identity disorder


Dissociative identity disorder (DID), previously known as multiple personality disorder, is a mental disorder characterized by at least two distinct and relatively enduring personality states. There is often trouble remembering certain events, beyond what would be explained by ordinary forgetfulness. These states alternately show in a person's behavior; presentations, however, are variable.[3] Associated conditions often include borderline personality disorder, post traumatic stress disorder, depression, substance misuse disorder, self-harm, or anxiety. From

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Led Zeppelin ‘Stairway to Heaven’ Case Goes Back to Trial


Led Zeppelin ‘Stairway to Heaven’ Case Goes Back to Trial — Read on

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The ‘me’ illusion


The ‘me’ illusion: How your brain conjures up your sense of self— New Scientist (@newscientist) September 5, 2018

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Our Digital Doubles


Your digital double will not need to physically move around with you; most likely it will live somewhere in the cloud, just as much of your data already does.

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