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The Dark Tetrad

You may have heard of the Dark Triad psychopathy narcissism, and Machiavellianism. Serial Killers are often described with these traits.…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

2 Oct 14, 2013
Reply by Luara

Sam Harris discusses Lying

As I wrote in the introduction to Lying, Ronald A. Howard was one of my favorite professors in college, and his courses on ethics, social s…

Started by Steph S.

0 Apr 22, 2013

The empathy machine

The empathy machineSherlock was right – new research shows that seeing through another's eyes takes a detached mind not just a warm heart W…

Started by A Former Member

1 Apr 22, 2013
Reply by Idaho Spud

Religious Trauma Syndrome

Religious Trauma Syndrome: How Some Organized Religion Leads to Mental Health Problems Dr. Marlene Winell formally labeled “Religious Traum…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Mar 27, 2013

How to Detect Lies Become a Human Lie Detector

Warning: sometimes ignorance is bliss. After gaining this knowledge, you may be hurt when it is obvious that someone is lying to you. The f…

Started by Steph S.

1 Mar 25, 2013
Reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

Promoting tolerance with surprise

New Intervention Helps Promote Tolerance in Individuals Psychologists have shown that diversity promotes tolerance towards different groups…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Mar 25, 2013

Climate Change Disasters have unexpected psychological consequences

Six years after Katrina residents still have three times the risk of heart attack. The psychosocial impact of Climate Destabilization has b…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Mar 10, 2013

Ethnocentrism Hormone

Which hormone promotes ethnocentrism? Oxytocin! Abstract Human ethnocentrism—the tendency to view one's group as centrally important and su…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Jan 16, 2013

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

Paul Bloom: The Psychology of Everything

Started by A Former Member

1 Jan 2, 2013
Reply by Idaho Spud


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