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Reinforcing Effects of Electrical Brain Stimulation

Source: Wireheading Introduction In 1954, Olds and Milner reported an observation that arguably represents the most intriguing and enigmatic phenomenon biopsychologists have yet encountered. They noted that a rat preferred the region of the test apparatus where it received electrical … Continue reading

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Decision-Making Under Stress: The Brain Remembers Rewards, Forgets Punishments

Maia Szalavitz Time If you’re trying to make an important decision while the baby is crying, the boss is shouting on the phone and the cat has chosen this moment to think outside the box, you might want to take … Continue reading

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Characteristics of fathers with depressive symptoms

Lorinda Klein EurekAlert New York City, February 23, 2012 – Voluminous research literature attests to the multiple negative consequences of maternal depression and depressive symptoms for the health and development of children. In contrast, there is a profound paucity of … Continue reading

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The Emotionally Sensitive Person Understanding Adult Bullies

Karen Hall Psych Central One type of emotional bully is the person who attempts to use anger as a way of protecting themselves, controlling others or as a form of connection. Anger is often a hurtful emotion for those on … Continue reading

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