Will Lp
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Why does anger "cloud the mind"?
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It is a biological/chemical response. Once in a stressful situation, you're not supposed to act smart or able to solve a rubik cube, but punch whatever is getting you angry and/or getting the hell out ...

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How do some traumatic experiences establish deep beliefs and ideas?
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Childhood experiences have a greater impact than events later on. It is cognitive structure forming time, with a still strong biological background. Also, the child might see itself as vulnerable, ...

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So why might people post seemingly excessive concerns regarding the danger in their neighbourhood?
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@what has a great point in wanting to know the the social context. Sounds to me simply like fear, but to know the origin of the fear we need more context. A lot more. My hypothesis is that something ...

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Is there any connection between visual processing ability and social skills?
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Reading facial expressions is very important to understand others' intentions (Heise, 1985). Recent research indicates that (1) the human face is a highly sophisticated signaling system for ...

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Does pessimism lead to greater happiness because low expectations lead to less disappointment?
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I do believe these concepts should not be applied as in boolean logic, with either ALL PESSIMISTIC or ALL OPTIMISTIC, but in a rather spectral fashion. Happiness is closely linked to having lower ...

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How else can we eliminate wrong underlying beliefs, when even science fails?
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Our memory act as a very powerful database, being able to store a huge load of data. Thing is, that "instinctive data" you learned someday is still there. It might get erased eventually, but as it is "...

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Is it possible to block out reality completely?
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Yes, it is. Seeing objects, colors, hearing voices and sounds are electrical impulses translated by our sensorial organs and sent to the brain. There are cases of blind people which can "see" (feel?) ...

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