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Could a Robot Ever be Conscious?

Susan Schneider Ph.D.
, 13/10/2019 | Source: Psychology Today

Could a Robot Ever be Conscious?

Pain and Emotion: The Role of the Amygdala

Nancy Darling Ph.D.
, 13/10/2019 | Source: Psychology Today

Some of the most puzzling aspects of chronic pain - how you can be laughing one minute and prostrate in agony the next - can be explained by the role of the amygdala.

What Guns Often Protect Is A Sense Of Manhood

Lawrence D. Blum M.D.
, 13/10/2019 | Source: Psychology Today

Mass murders with guns continue to occur with great frequency. This article examines a seldom-discussed obstacle to gun control.

The Best Medicine: Gary Gulman’s "The Great Depresh"

Noam Shpancer Ph.D.
, 13/10/2019 | Source: Psychology Today

Gary Gulman’s recent HBO special ‘The Great Depresh’ offers an insightful, sincere, poignant, and very funny look at Major Depression.

Viewing enhancement-free images from Instagram leads to lower facial dissatisfaction among women than viewing idealized images, but hashtags such as '#enhancement-free' undo this benefit.

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, 13/10/2019 | Source: Psychology

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Some people share knowledge online, often without tangible compensation; they are motivated to signal general intelligence g; observers infer g from contributions' quality

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, 13/10/2019 | Source: Psychology

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New research indicates media coverage of gun control causes a spike in gun purchases after mass shootings. The new study indicates that this spike is caused by media coverage related to gun control rather than the shootings themselves. The research appears in Nature Human Behaviour.

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, 13/10/2019 | Source: Psychology

New research indicates media coverage of gun control causes a spike in gun purchases after mass shootings. The new study indicates that this spike is caused by media coverage related to gun control rather than the shootings themselves. The research appears in Nature Human Behaviour. submitted by /u/mvea
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Why Weight? Go to Sleep!

Christina Pierpaoli Parker
, 13/10/2019 | Source: Psychology Today

Five reasons why the number of zzz's you get (or don't) can add inches to your waistline.