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How can positive and negative mindsets influence interpersonal relationships with others?

The lexical approach may assist. The lexical hypothesis states that, ‘All aspects of human personality, which are or have been of importance, interest or utility, have already become recorded in the ...
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What term is used to define long duration sexual intercourse addiction/hunger?

It sounds like you're describing delayed orgasm. I've condensed the relevant bits of the following paper: Jenkins & Mulhall. Delayed orgasm and anorgasmia. Fertility and Sterility, 2015; 104(5):...
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People do not like change, but need diversification? Is that not contradictive?

Balancing a combination of 'sticking with what you know' and 'exploring new things' is optimal in a lot of environments. What the optimal balance is depends on a bunch of factors like your planning ...
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Experiment where groups of dogs were treated differently to find difference in affection

VSauce mentions this experiment in "Why Do We Kiss?" at 9m 24s in. Topál, J., Miklósi, Á., Csányi, V., & Dóka, A. (1998). Attachment behavior in dogs (Canis familiaris): a new application of ...
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Are males more likely to view homosexuals as mentally ill than females?

Craig Waldo (1999) is the only study I can find at the moment which sheds any light on the subject. Although negative social attitudes toward gay men and lesbians are often referred to as ...
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Pygmalion effect and negative expectations

Overall one can't deny the influence of expectations. After reading more about the matter, I'd say that Pygmalion effect (or Rosenthal effect) only speaks of positive expectations others might have on ...
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What is the name of the cognitive bias about groups of people with the same beliefs about others?

This is called in-group favouritism: ... a pattern of favoring members of one's in-group over out-group members. This can be expressed in evaluation of others, in allocation of resources, and in many ...
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Does the Milgram experiment produce different results for people who believe the final voltage is deadly?

The Milgram experiment is makes people think the voltage is dangerous, due to the labelling and acting by the confederate 'learner', who eventually goes silent signifying unconsciousness in the least, ...
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What are the effects of the "blue eyes/brown eyes" racism exercise?

In addition to the descriptions of these particular students, at the site mentioned above by Kate Gladstone and also shown a bit in the documentary (see ...
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