Thursday, July 27, 2017
Supporting Men > Psychology

#Trolls #Understand #Hurt #Don’t #Care

ABC News: Trolls understand what hurts people but they simply don't care. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIwp6v8tzU http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-07-13/trolls-understand-what-hurts-people-but-they-simply-dont-care/8701424 Cognitive empathy is the ability to recognise and understand other people's emotions. But affective empathy is the ability to experience and internalise other people's emotions. Put simply, cognitive empathy is the ability to predict how another person will feel

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ABC News: Sexual abuse survivors find joy through horse therapy

ABC News: Sexual abuse survivors find joy through horse therapy. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIwtYyWnjU http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-06-23/healing-powers-of-horse-therapy-sexual-assault-survivors/8638550 She says horses are useful for therapy — in part — because they evolved with humans. "They learned how to observe the environment, how to read subtleties, so they will read incongruences in a person," Ms Botros said. "They will pick it

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#Underpaid #Overburdened #Facebook #Moderator

The Guardian: Underpaid and overburdened: the life of a Facebook moderator. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIwqvTY_zQ https://www.theguardian.com/news/2017/may/25/facebook-moderator-underpaid-overburdened-extreme-content “There was literally nothing enjoyable about the job. You’d go into work at 9am every morning, turn on your computer and watch someone have their head cut off. Every day, every minute, that’s what you see. Heads being cut

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#History #Suicidal #Different #Brain #Response #Social #Exclusion

Patients with a history of suicidal acts have different brain response to social exclusion https://t.co/S1FukmAVSp— PsyPost.org (@PsyPost) July 23, 2017 Previous studies have found people who are vulnerable to suicidal behaviour have deficits in several brain regions and cognitive processes. For example, suicide attempters demonstrated increased activation of the lateral orbitofrontal

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#Psychology #Cyberbullying #Explains #Trump #Infantile #Tweets

http://www.politico.eu/article/how-the-psychology-of-cyberbullying-explains-trumps-tweets/ “Most adolescent cyberbullying is caused by some relationship problems,” Patchin adds. They might have friends who shun them, parents who ignore them, former romantic partners who spurn them. They lash out at others to assert the dominance and control they’ve lost.” There’s not one psychological explanation that applies across the board,

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#Who #Knew #Sex #Makes #Us #Happy #Fulfilled #Relationships

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/fulfillment-any-age/201707/the-secret-reason-sex-is-so-good-your-relationship As the authors concluded, “Hence, sex seems not only beneficial because of its physiological or hedonic effects … but because it promotes a stronger and more positive connection with the partner” (p. 296). Over time, such experiences build to strengthen the bonds between partners, meaning that their long-term relationship satisfaction

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