Tuesday, May 23, 2017
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#Brain #damage #religious #fundamentalism

Study uncovers how brain damage increases religious fundamentalism https://t.co/OHfXe3AIF7— PsyPost.org (@PsyPost) May 6, 2017 Grafman and his colleagues examined male Vietnam combat veterans with lesions to part of the brain known as the ventromedial prefrontal cortex. They found veterans with these lesions reported higher levels of religious fundamentalism compared to those

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Psychology of trolling

http://www.thenewsminute.com/article/inside-mind-troll-psychology-behind-vicious-trolling-women-face-online-61147 In 2014, three Canadian researchers ran online personality assessments on 1200 people through a survey to examine their internet commenting styles. It was found that trolling strongly associates with seeking pleasure from an act of cruelty. We call it sadism, but here we’d call it ‘everyday sadism’, giving it a

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Inconsiderate doesn’t provide a reason behind the tardiness

http://www.sciencealert.com/here-s-the-psychology-behind-why-some-people-are-always-late Plenty of research has gone into trying to figure out why some of us are like this. According to human behaviour writer and lecturer Alfie Kohn in a blog post on Psychology Today, saying these people are "inconsiderate" is accurate, but it doesn't provide a reason behind the tardiness. Kohn suggests a

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Psychology of a workplace bully

https://www.theguardian.com/careers/2017/mar/28/the-psychology-of-a-workplace-bully People wrongly assume bullies have low self-esteem, but their behaviour is actually a response to internalised shame. Although some people who live with shame have low self-esteem, those who behave like bullies tend to have high self-esteem and hubristic pride. They attack others to take away their shame – which

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