Neuroscience

Autism and theory of mind

Suppose you are helping your friend search for their missing phone and while they are looking around another room, you find it behind some cushions. When they return, you seize the opportunity to play a prank on them and ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

People with a sense of oneness experience greater life satisfaction

People who believe in oneness—the idea that everything in the world is connected and interdependent—appear to have greater life satisfaction than those who don't, regardless of whether they belong to a religion or don't, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study shows loss of control leads to paranormal beliefs

(Medical Xpress) -- People who felt a lack of control in their lives were more likely to believe in the claimed “psychic abilities” of a famous octopus, a University of Queensland (UQ) study has found.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Modern parenting may hinder brain development, researcher claims

(Medical Xpress)—Social practices and cultural beliefs of modern life are preventing healthy brain and emotional development in children, according to an interdisciplinary body of research presented recently at a symposium ...

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