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Are Some Personality Disorders Polar Opposites of Others? | Psychology Today

The DSM maps the personality disorders into clusters (A, B, and C). This blog organizes them into their polar opposites (e.g., Narcissistic is the opposite of Avoidant). — Read on www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/theory-knowledge/201812/are-some-personality-disorders-polar-opposites-others

2018-12-15T07:21:37+00:00December 15th, 2018|Comments Off on Are Some Personality Disorders Polar Opposites of Others? | Psychology Today

Brainwaves suppress obvious ideas to help us think more creativel

The human brain needs to suppress obvious ideas in order to reach the most creative ones, according to scientists. These obvious associations are present in both convergent thinking (finding an 'out-of-the-box' solution) and also in divergent thinking (when individuals have to come up with several creative ideas). — Read on www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/12/181210150622.htm

2018-12-14T07:48:02+00:00December 14th, 2018|Comments Off on Brainwaves suppress obvious ideas to help us think more creativel

Researchers say they’ve identified two brain networks – one responsible for volition, the other for agency – that together underlie our sense of free will. More

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Have you got a “self-actualised” personality? A new test brings Maslow’s ideas into the 21st century – Research Digest

By Christian Jarrett. With "conscientiousness and willpower" it is possible to become more self-actualised. — Read on digest.bps.org.uk/2018/11/23/have-you-got-a-self-actualised-personality-a-new-test-brings-maslows-ideas-into-the-21st-century/

2018-11-30T07:33:53+00:00November 30th, 2018|Comments Off on Have you got a “self-actualised” personality? A new test brings Maslow’s ideas into the 21st century – Research Digest

Patients & Families

Visit psychiatry.org to learn about common mental disorders, including symptoms, risk factors and treatment options. — Read on www.psychiatry.org/patients-families

2018-10-23T11:34:26+00:00October 23rd, 2018|Comments Off on Patients & Families

Most Initial Conversations Go Better Than People Think

We're largely overestimating how much our feelings are on display to others   blogs.scientificamerican.com/anthropology-in-practice/most-initial-conversations-go-better-than-people-think/

2018-11-16T06:22:43+00:00October 21st, 2018|Comments Off on Most Initial Conversations Go Better Than People Think

The Way We Look Now, According to Mary Beard – The New York Times

The classicist and author of ‘How Do We Look’ explains what Instagram’s most popular photos reveal about our likes (and dislikes). — Read on www.nytimes.com/2018/10/05/books/mary-beard-how-do-we-look-rihanna-kylie-jenner.html

2018-10-08T11:05:20+00:00October 8th, 2018|Comments Off on The Way We Look Now, According to Mary Beard – The New York Times

Laws of Human Behavior | Psychology Today

People sometimes argue that psychology is “a soft science” that has no scientific laws. Thanks to evolutionary psychology, we now have these two. — Read on www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/darwins-subterranean-world/201806/laws-human-behavior

2018-09-27T09:04:56+00:00September 27th, 2018|Comments Off on Laws of Human Behavior | Psychology Today