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Can, a person with very good Mental Health, remain unaffected from severe criticism and negative perception around him/her? [on hold]

Are we evolutionary or naturally(through our human nature) doomed for this problem or ill effects, from unimportant criticism and negative perception among others? Or, is this something caused by a ...
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Is there a study indicating a neurological reward for agreeing with group beliefs?

I know a study in 2011 showed activation on the ventromedial PFC (part of the reward system that lights up when we see something we want, like chocolate) when opinions of others were shown. I'm ...
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How did Shaver (1970) manipulate similarity in the defensive attribution study?

Shaver (1970) had two independent variables, severity of the accident outcome (severity) and similarity of the subjects to the transgressor. Severity was manipulated by giving subjects in different ...
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Childhood sexual abuse effects on psychological development [closed]

How would ones adult life and overall psychological development be affected by sexual abuse around the age of 10 by a stranger? //Edit: I am mostly interested in the ability to recognise, ...
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What are some explanations for the relationship between social and spatial mapping?

Background: A study published last summer in the journal Neuron found that when participants were tasked with finding a new home and job by interacting with characters in a virtual roleplaying game, ...
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Can someone who is never speaking of himself and present himself as very altruistic be egocentric / narcissistic?

I've tried to make some searches on egocentrism and its opposite (Allocentrism). The definitions from Wikipedia are: Egocentrism is the inability to differentiate between self and other. More ...