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Spiritual but not religious people have poorer mental health

A paper recently published in the British Journal of Psychiatry reported that people who stated that they had a spiritual but not religious…

Started by Scott McGreal

3 Jan 15, 2013
Reply by Humble Pie

Schizophrenia simulation

This felt scary to me. I'm really really glad I don't have schizophrenia. Australian YouTuber Hellojarrad presents this haunting and eye-op…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

5 Dec 24, 2012
Reply by Joan Denoo

More men?

I get the impression that, with the increasing use of technology (scanners, genetics,etc) psychology is beginning to be seen as hard scienc…

Started by Ian Mason

4 Nov 6, 2012
Reply by Ian Mason

Why climate disasters won't wake people up to Climate Destabilization

Among those alarmed about Climate Destabilization there's been hope that Superstorm Sandy will, at last, wake up enough climate change deni…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Nov 6, 2012

Simple Eye Test Diagnosis Schizophrenia

With 98% accuracy three simple tests can detect schizophrenia. Schizophrenia diagnosed by simple eye test Those with schizophrenia showed w…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

2 Nov 3, 2012
Reply by Steph S.

Coping strategies for Climate Change Depression

In Wake Up! Our World Is Dying and We're All in Denial, psychotherapist Mary Pipher shares her own experience coping with the depression an…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

1 Oct 30, 2012
Reply by Joan Denoo

Leader's' emotional cues predict violence

Leaders' Emotional Cues May Predict Acts of Terror or Political Aggression Analysis of speeches delivered by government, activist and terro…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

6 Oct 21, 2012
Reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

Ketamine treatment for depression  Apparently ketamine is beneficial for unipolar as well as b…

Started by Scott McGreal

4 Oct 20, 2012
Reply by Tonya Wynn

The positive side of psychopathy

Do you agree with "hot and cold" forms of empathy? This article implies, at least to me, that psychopathy hasn't been selected out of our g…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

2 Oct 17, 2012
Reply by Prog Rock Girl

Why interest in parapsychology persists

Here are a couple of articles I wrote recently for Psychology Today discusssing Daryl Bem's paper "Feeling the future" that claimed to find…

Started by Scott McGreal

0 Oct 12, 2012


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