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Childhood sexual abuse. Out of context?

This great article by David M. Allen (M.D) defines what all sexual abuse on children is about. A matter of personality. Strongly recommended.

“Albert Einstein was said to have had a sign over his office at Princeton that said, “Everything that counts cannot be counted and everything that can be counted does not count.” When it comes to studying the long-term psychiatriceffects of child sexual abuse (CSA), it is wiseto keep this in mind. 903 more words

IRIANS

The Brain vs Deep Learning Part I: Computational Complexity — Or Why the Singularity Is Nowhere Near

In this blog post I will delve into the brain and explain its basic information processing machinery and compare it to deep learning. I do this by moving step-by-step along with the brains electrochemical and biological information processing pipeline and relating it directly to the architecture of convolutional nets. 13,830 more words

Deep Learning

How Do You Really Know If You're Falling in Love?

How Do You Really Know If You’re Falling in Love?

Research shows how we distinguish flings from the real thing.

Post published by Theresa.E.DiDonato Ph.D. 982 more words

IRIANS

Forget Me Not

Have you ever wondered why some people have good memories and others just forget everything a few seconds later? In actuality, everyone has a good memory. 225 more words

Neuroscience

'Hotspots' or myths? Let's light them up.

Myth #1 – Everyone lies.

Not so. Not about serious matters, not about lies which if caught could result in the end of a relationship, employment, freedom, large sums of money or life itself. 513 more words

IRIANS

How the Brain Creates the Experience of God

Peter: When I used to read the Bible I sort of assumed that God spoke to the people of old in a very clear way that could not be misunderstood.

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Religion

Psychiatry’s Identity Crisis

By Richard A Friedman, a professor of clinical psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College

American psychiatry is facing a quandary: Despite a vast investment in basic neuroscience research and its rich intellectual promise, we have little to show for it on the treatment front. 1,010 more words

Medicine