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Huntington vs Fukuyama

In 1992 esteemed economist Francis Fukuyama published a work of Progressive triumphalism, The End of History and the Last Man. Therein Fukuyama posited that man had reached the end of history, being “ 727 more words

Evolutionary Psychology

Theory: Americans are fat because we don't eat enough

I’ve long had a theory that dieting makes people gain weight. Just think about it for a second: at the very least, the correlation is tremendous. 376 more words

Propaganda Science - Ingroups and Outgroups

Much of what passes for science today will need to be erased. It will be necessary to either revise 100 years of mysticism dressed up as science, or excise it completely and start from scratch. 952 more words

Evolutionary Psychology

A feminine expression helps

We have come to expect sulky expressions on catwalk models, but a lot of ordinary modern women also look downright resentful. Happy female expressions are much less common on women than I remember even a few decades ago. 180 more words

We don't find peace because we don't REALLY want it

According to evolutionary psychologists, our psychological mechanisms/adaptations have evolved as a product of our ancestral environment that existed 1.6 million to 10,000 years ago. Human behavior is the expression of these psychological adaptations in the form of our preferences, desires and emotions. 460 more words

Philosophy

Psychology 1: Cognition Part 2

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This is  a continuation of my previous post.

HOW WE GET MEMORIES INTO OUR MINDS

  1. From external events, a sensory input comes into play and this puts information into the sensory memory…
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Post Of The Week - Sunday 24th May, 2015

1) Age As A Risk Factor In Alcohol Addiction

You need to wind 32 minutes into this programme.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b05wdfhk/horizon-20142015-12-is-binge-drinking-really-that-bad

It features Valerie Voon from Cambridge talking about the neurobiology of addiction. 907 more words

Treating Mental Disorders