Category Archives: Psychology

Mormon Women Bare

I have always supported the idea of people finding themselves, reclaiming themselves and freeing themselves from the ties that bind.  Be they cultural, religious or personal.  I think this project does just that. Mormon Women Bare. Advertisements

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Your Hidden Censor: What Your Mind Will Not Let You See: Scientific American

  Your Hidden Censor: What Your Mind Will Not Let You See: Scientific American.

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U.S. violent crime down for 5th year in 2011: FBI | Reuters

I can remember a time in the 70s, when I lived on a suburban street with 55 other kids.  We all knew each other, it made great hide and seek games and kick the can games possible, and you could … Continue reading

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I.Q. Points for Sale, Cheap – NYTimes.com

I think the take away here is: your brain can be trained.  And it should be trained from a young age, when connections in the brain are still being formed and it is relatively malleable.  Studies have also shown that … Continue reading

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How to Use Light to Control the Brain | Creating Memories & Mind Control | LiveScience

Interesting article.  Shades of Total Recall (just saw the trailer for the new one, looks more like the book intended it to look).  And since I am talking movies, if you haven’t seen Amelie, you should 🙂 How to Use … Continue reading

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Mind Wandering Takes Brainpower | Working Memory & Off Topic Thoughts | LiveScience

Funny how all those things that people used to give others a hard time about, staying up late, sleeping in, daydreaming, etc… turn out to be indicators of a more nimble and useful mind.  I guess it was all just … Continue reading

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Inside the Brain: A Journey Through Time | Brain Imaging Advances | Neurons & Neuroscience | LiveScience

  Inside the Brain: A Journey Through Time | Brain Imaging Advances | Neurons & Neuroscience | LiveScience.

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Are Emotions Prophetic? | Wired Science | Wired.com

Interesting article, but once again a misleading headline. What they are talking about is not necessarily ’emotion’ per se, it is more like intuition.  We do remember large chunks of data better when there is a especially positive or negative … Continue reading

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The Forgetting Pill Erases Painful Memories Forever | Wired Magazine | Wired.com

Very interesting by the time it gets around to the actual pill part of the story.  Take the pill, sit back and remember something, and as you remember it, it will be erased.  Also interesting is the debunking of the … Continue reading

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BBC News – The myth of the eight-hour sleep

I have been waiting for this to come back around again.  I seem to remember an even earlier study (one that would probably seem politically incorrect today) where, among other things – like upside-down goggles and REM sleep disruption – … Continue reading

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