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Crowd's psychology

Can you suggest me books about crowd's psychology? I know it's commonly used in marketing or in politics so I am interested why this works so good. In my country (Georgia, Near the black sea) this is ...
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Why do white women try to cover their neck area?

I observed this many times. When someone with darker completion goes near a white woman, the first thing she does is to check her chest area. If the chest area is somewhat open, she tries to cover ...
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Sertraline's side effect can cure strokes [closed]

I took 1 gram of sertraline and it gave me back flexibility on my left side. Like ayahuasca, it induced vomit and diarrhea, but the spamming of electric action potentials by the autonomic nervous ...
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How do I stop getting distracted from human sounds and songs? [closed]

I am a student and my concentration hampers badly if i listen humans talking (both in reality and digitally) or musics and songs (they cause me ear worm). How i overcome from this situation since i ...
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Exploring vision system of unknown creature

Assume a situation in which we have explored an unknown 3-eyed creature and we want to explore its visionary system. I am confused that we must implement psychology test or we must use fmri/eeg and ...
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Rivermead Behavioral Memory Test- item 19- Belongings Delayed Recall scoring

OT student here scoring the RBMT and for the Belongings Delayed recall section the manual does not describe a common situation I have encountered: The client requires prompting to recall there are two ...
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Trying reincarnation exercises [closed]

I am though not a student of psychology or psychiatry but a dental student who is interested in this field. From school time I have been reading Dr Brian Weiss books which made me interested in this ...
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Predicting cognitive decline on RBANS test

The RBANS (Repeatable Battery for the Assessment of Neuropsychological Status (RBANS)) is used to evaluate cognitive function in patients with cognitive impairment, stroke or traumatic brain injury. ...
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Explaining mathematically why most people chose 7 when asked to chose a number between 1-10

Last day, I watched a video at ‘Numberphile’ which made a strange demand. According to the video, if you ask people to randomly pick any one integer between 1 and 10 (both inclusive), people are more ...
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should i publish this theory of inbourn function on mapping the body for increasing conscious control over it? [closed]

baby moves all day mapping his body free of self imposed restrictions of the self mapping function for conscious control when disting affective landscapes cross, a simulation in initiated to make a ...
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Mid age woman ready to divorce husband for very deep love with old parents [closed]

An interesting thing is happening in a friend's life. His 40 yrs old wife deeply misses her old parents and has left home to be with parents. Now she doesn't wish to return back. She is seeking ...
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References for how we perceive, process and give attention to news on social media

According to this popular science article, on most people read a social media article for 15 seconds or less, and watch a video for 10 seconds or less. I tried to go down the link rabbit hole, but ...
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Why are some girls more liked than others? [closed]

Why do some girls receive tons of boys who like them when they are nasty? Do boys and men really like someone to scream on their head and insult others? What is the big problem with someone who is shy ...
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What is the independent variable in this memory experiment?

I am planning the following memory experiment: Participants study a list of words, a random half of which are followed by an instruction to remember and the other half by an instruction to forget. ...
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When does authentic pride become hubris pride?

There are two kinds of pride: hubris pride and authentic pride¹. "Authentic pride is tied to adaptive achievement and goal engagement, whereas hubristic pride is tied to extrinsic values of ...
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Can Krashen's Input Hypotheses be applied to areas other than Language Acquisition?

Background Stephen Krashen and Tracy Tarrell have given an interesting approach to learning new languages which they call Natural Approach. In this approach, they bring the naturalistic approach of ...
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Why did humans evolve to be traumatizable?

Why did humans evolve to be traumatizable, instead of being more resilient and treating trauma in a detached manner? Don't symptoms of trauma reduce a person's biological fitness? Is PTSD an ...
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Why do so many people ruin their video game experience by cheating?

Ever since I was a kid, I've been baffled by the existence of people who buy a video game for a ton of money, and a glossy "strategy guide" to go with it. Then they get home and read the &...
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Are there surveys and results on degree of support for different theories of consciousness with correlations to demographic or other characteristics?

I am looking for two things that I an unable to find. A "survey" or "quiz" that attempts to determine the degree one's support for various theories of consciousness. I could ...
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How is the weight of Weschler subscales calculated towards general IQ?

How do the Wechsler IQ (e.g. WAIS III) tests indices (e.g. verbal IQ, performance IQ) and sub-scales contribute to overall IQ? What are the weights of each? If a person scores above 99.9th (maximum) ...
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Why do Na+/K+ ion pumps in neurons have a ratio of 3 to 2

As I understand it the resting potential is maintained due to the different permeabilities of K+ and Na+ and in fact at the resting potential the sum of the Na+ and K+ currents is zero. The pump's job ...
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Alternative hypotheses to Hebb's rule

I was reading on wikipedia that there are exceptions to the hebbian rule, and I was curious about the possibilities of other hypotheses of how learning occur in the brain. So I would like to know: ...
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name of the phenomenon: accepting accusations and transformation of a character into the accused one

I am looking for the general name or literature examples of the following fictionally common (but not sure of its reality) psychological phenomenon, its nomenclature: When someone is accused of ...
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Why is the occipital lobe behind instead of in front?

These are regions of our brain: Our eyes are in front below our forehead, however, the visual area Occipital Lobe is behind. Are there any biological reasons for this? why shouldn't Occipital Lobe be ...
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At what age are 95% of people mentally able to give consent?

People under the age of consent still lack the mental ability to give informed consent. but the age of consent varies across countries and states from puberty in Yemen to 15 / 16 / 17 / 18 ( France, ...
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Why do people jump off of buildings looking down at the ground? [closed]

I was watching an indian movie where a student gets the result of a very important exam and finds out he has failed, after minutes of crying bitterly and standing in the balcony talking to his friend ...
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Is it possible to use mixed-effect models on averages dataset?

I have an EEG dataset with participant ids and averaged signal to noise ratios for different different conditions and regions. Can I use a mixed effect model for this dataset (e.g., lmm(SNR ~ ...
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How can we measure the levels of Frustration? [closed]

Any technique or Matrix or Questionnaires, Qualitative or Quantitative Analysis
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Do people who experience heautoscopy become unable to see their reflected image in a mirror?

I understand that people who experience autoscopy can see their body image outside them without a mirror. I had read many years back in a paper that people who experience the inverse phenomenon called ...
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Why do we feel cold in dark places? [closed]

Yesterday, I was in my room which was well lit. And then I went to the other room, where the lights were all off, and to my surprise, I felt that room colder than my well lit room. I thought that it ...
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Identify kind of descriptive role playing game for self-discovery

There's a comic book called "Knights of the Dinner Table" about a bunch of rpg players. In one issue, the only girl at the table GM's some kind of self-discovery game she learnt in her ...
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What is a background assumption? [closed]

What is meant by background assumption?
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What are ERP components such as N400?

A lot of research uses ERP, which is time-locked EEG. I am reading about semantic and syntactic anomalies. So when a semantic anomaly occurs there is supposed to be a negative peak in ERP at 400ms. I ...
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Are there any sources on how many of patients with mental illness were hospitalized several times?

I was wondering how likely it is for someone with an mental illness like depression that after he is released is hospitalized again. Could you expect that someone who is released is never in the need ...
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Why do we anthromorphize genes, evolution, and nature?

Books sometimes say, "Our genes want us to have as many children as possible", or "Evolution wants the fittest to survive". But genes are not conscious entities who can want things....
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Is it scientifically backed that sensory signals always go through limbic/emotional brain system?

From the book Emotional Intelligence 2.0 by Travis Bradberry & Jean Greaves: The daily challenge of dealing effectively with emotions is critical to the human condition because our brains are ...
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How can most people who stream the games butcher Ocarina of Time/Majora's Mask with those “randomizers”? [closed]

(I attempted to ask this on the most relevant category, "Arqade", but they toxicly downvoted and closed, so I instead try asking it here.) Every day, I watch numerous Twitch streams of the ...
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How much electrical energy is required to stimulate a single human neuron?

A neuron can be electrically stimulated to initiate action potential. How much electrical energy is required to stimulate a single human neuron or a group of few thousand neurons? Please provide ...
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Why does mental work cause fatigue?

In Mental Fatigue: Costs and Benefits, Boksem and Tops advance that mental fatigue results from the brain's decision to save energy: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/...
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Resources for adults supporting a partner with childhood sexual trauma

This may be not the appropriate community, but I am looking for resources - books or articles - about how to improve the affective support towards an adult who suffered childhood sexual abuse. I am ...
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What is the context of nostalgia?

People often have old watches, old cars or some old articles which are not functional but they don't feel like throwing them away. So what purpose does such a feeling serve and how is it helpful or ...
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Why is music more addictive than film?

From my personal experience and from the (anecdotal) evidence it seems like music is way more addictive (for the lack of a better word) than film (movies). For instance, when a new record from my ...
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Is there any relationship between Maslow's Pyramid and corruption?

Is there any relationship between Maslow's Pyramid and corruption? I.e. can it be said that societies which are staying in the lowes level of the Pyramid are more prone to corruption?
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System 1 (fast and unconscious) thinking

Can you please recommend some literature about experiments used to study system 1 (fast and unconscious) decision making (Kahneman, 2011) in human or non-human animals? Reference Kahneman, D. (2011). ...
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Parallel target search and serial blank search

Wolfe (1991) reports an example of a search that seems to be parallel for target trials and serial for blank trials: Is anyone familiar with other examples of a dissociation between target-present ...
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Progressing Emotional Regulation through the 4 stages of competence

As you activate the parasympathetic nervous system through meditation your overall emotional regulation drastically improves. But as you activate the PNS in this aspect are you accelerating your ...
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Calibrated levels of lower mind consciousness and it’s role on the physical experience of ego emotions

As you ascend through lower levels of consciousness your perception is dominated by the ego mind. Since you can experience different negative emotional states at the same point in the evolution of ...
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What is the relationship between fear and desire?

Are fear and desire located on the opposite sides of a spectrum or are they more like filters/lenses through which one can look simultaneously?
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What are common ideas to resolve a cognitive dissonance in which the belief is realistic but causes problems for “coping with the world”?

If we assume that there is no extrinsic meaning in life (objectively speaking), it follows that one needs to have intrinsic values to make one's life meaningful. However, an objective observation of ...
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Is there a term for when a tool is perceived as an extension of your body?

Is there a specific term that describes the phenomenon where you perceive a tool as an extension of the body? An example would be riding a bicycle. The more often you ride a bicycle the less you have ...

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