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Social regulations and insanity

Psychotherapy East and West The following text consists of excerpts from Alan Watts’ book “Psychotherapy East and West”(1961) Psychotherapy and Liberation If we look deeply into such ways of life as Buddhism and Taoism, Vedanta and Yoga, we do not find either philosophy or religion as...

Intelligence as longevity predictor

Inverse correlation between intelligence, mortality and morbidity People differ with respect to the efficiency with which their brains operate, and this is the domain of psychologists interested in intelligence differences, showing considerable stability across the life course. The general rule is that people who do well...

Loneliness

Feeling lonely versus being socially isolated In Britain and the United States, roughly one in three people older than 65 live alone, and in the United States, half of those older than 85 live alone. Studies in both countries show the prevalence of loneliness among people...

Hoarding (Messie-Syndrom)

Cognitive Deficits in Compulsive Hoarding Compulsive hoarding is characterized by accumulation of an excessive number of objects due to an inability to discard things of little value. Researchers have only recently begun to study hoarding, and it was first defined as a mental disorder in 2013.It...

Stillleben

Strategy of youtube’s recommendation system

The internet has much to do with associative memory by linking related pages. The formation of certain links can have important implication for the traffic. For a website like youtube, such connections are formed between different videos on the site via their video recommendation system. This...

Somatotype

  Somatotype and constitutional psychology From Wikipedia Somatotype is a taxonomy developed in the 1940s, by American psychologist William Herbert Sheldon, to categorise the human physique according to the relative contribution of three fundamental elements, somatotypes, named after the three germ layers of embryonic development: the...

Benefits of physical exercise

Neurobiological effects of physical exercise From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The neurobiological effects of physical exercise are numerous and involve a wide range of interrelated effects on brain structure, brain function, and cognition. A large body of research in humans has demonstrated that consistent aerobic exercise...

Саратовские лагеря

Известно, что под Саратовом находился в сороковые годы один из крупнейших советских лагерей для военнопленных. Это было связано прежде всего с местом дислокации предрешившей исход войны Сталинградской битвы. Изобилует саратовскими реалиями книга воспоминаний бывшего немецкого военнопленного Ганса Шютца, попавшего в лагерь Покровский в 1943 году, опубликованная...