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Compare Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods in the Investigation of People’s Experiences of Phantom Limb Pain.

The purpose of this essay is to compare the qualitative and the quantitative methods that have been employed in order to investigate people’s experiences of phantom limb pain.  3,923 more words

Psychology

Why More Connectivity is Not Just More – Why More is Different

Eric Schmidt is predicting from Davos that the Internet will disappear. I agree. I’ve always said that Search will go under the hood, changing from a destination to a utility. 636 more words

Online Trends

No. 5 in a series: Intellectual Cuties (chess edition)

In this edition of “intellectual cuties”, I cover the women of chess: “A.K.A. the gallery of people who will never win a world chess championship. 90 more words

Memory and the brain

In my last post, I talked about the relationship between the mind and the brain in very general and abstract terms. This discussion was spawned by considerations upon the complex relationship between the size of the hippocampus (a brain region typically associated with memory ability) and episodic memory. 262 more words

Psychology

Post Of The Week - Saturday January 25th 2015

1) Arrival Of The Fittest

We are all familiar from Darwin with the idea of survival of the fittest. Mutations lead some individuals to have a better chance of survival than others. 732 more words

Depression

Hard-Wired 31: Rape

According to the ‘standard social model’, rape is an expression of power and dominance by a man over a woman. It’s about control and about ‘ownership’. 1,185 more words

Hard Wired

A good rule of thumb

If you can’t carry her over a threshold like this, don’t marry her:

The young woman below is too fat, despite what the feminists in the media are trying to tell us. 11 more words