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Actions driven solely by anger are of no use at all

Actions driven solely by anger are of no use at all; realizing this can help strengthen your determination to resist it.— Dalai Lama Quotes (@DalaiLamaPosts) September 9, 2014 http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/anger-management-self-control/ What turns anger into action? Mostly cognitive control, or to use a less technical term, self-control. About a year ago I was in Davos

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World Suicide Prevention Day 2014 – Message from IASP President

The International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) is dedicated to: preventing suicidal behaviour, alleviating its effects, and providing a forum for academics, mental health professionals, crisis workers, volunteers and suicide survivors.Founded by the late Professor Erwin Ringel and Dr. Norman

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Jack Lovelock

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_LovelockThe highlight of Lovelock's career came in 1936, when he won the gold medal in the 1500 m at the Berlin Olympics, setting a world record in the final (3:47.8). Lovelock had plotted ever since his defeat at Los Angeles and developed a revolutionary tactic. The race is regarded as

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DNA: The Secret of Life

http://www.nature.com/scitable/topicpage/discovery-of-dna-structure-and-function-watson-397 Many people believe that American biologist James Watson and English physicist Francis Crick discovered DNA in the 1950s. In reality, this is not the case. Rather, DNA was first identified in the late 1860s by Swiss chemist Friedrich Miescher. Then, in the decades following Miescher's discovery, other scientists--notably, Phoebus Levene

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How to cheat on personality tests

https://theconversation.com/how-to-cheat-on-personality-tests-and-other-pseudosciences-30248 Because trait psychology is philosophically primitive, personality testers ignore or cannot recognise the problem of circularity of argument which haunts their enterprise. For example, they assume that personality traits are enduring, pervasive and affect all aspects of behaviour. Since they cannot be observed, personality traits are theoretical constructs which are measured

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