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I Am Fascinated By the Human Brain

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    Stroop Test...

    I’m always fascinated by the human brain, how it  works, how it adapts, and how to keep it in “high performance” mode while we age…   Ever taken the Stroop Test? I did just now.   What a kick.   What an eye opener.   My brain hurts...
    WindSylph WindSylph 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 5, 2013

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    Human Brain Analysis

    Human Brain Analysis - Men vs. Women......A MUST READ! 1. MULTI-TASKING Women - Multiple process Womens brains designed to concentrate multiple task at a time. Women can Watch a TV and Talk over phone and cook. Men - Single Process Mens brains designed to concentrate only one...
    BinteEshrat BinteEshrat 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 12, 2012

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    http://www.cracked.com/article_20398_5-ways-your-brain-tricking-you-into-being-miserable.html #5. Your Brain Latches onto the Bad Stuff by Design At some point in the last year you've spoken to a woman with supermodel looks who would not stop talking about how horrible it was...
    Elfric Elfric 31-35, M Jan 5, 2014

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    I don't know where I found this one.

    But that was in one of my notes. Which I found fascinating. Author : Exforsys Inc. Published on: 20th Jul 2006 | Last Updated on: 12th Mar 2011 Photographic Memory Photographic memory is a rare element that is found in less than 10% of the population. It will often...
    Elfric Elfric 31-35, M Jan 5, 2014

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    With our current economic climate, no job is ever safe. To succeed in your organization, you need to be focused, energetic and always have optimal mental performance. Many business...
    davidrichardno davidrichardno 26-30, M Feb 17

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    Studying the brain and the human psyche and mind is something that I am extremely passionate about and I can definitely see myself becoming a clinical psychologist or a...
    losingNemo losingNemo 13-15, F Feb 4

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    I'm less fascinated and more annoyed by human behaviour. In person someone can be alright and won't do/say half the stuff they want to do/say, but as soon as they jump online they...
    jolley2k jolley2k 18-21, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    The pigeon that frequently sits on my kitchen window sill never seems to be getting away from me. I thought my working in the kitchen would interrupt its activities, its privacy...
    hiddentears hiddentears 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    it intrigues me...i can spend hours just watching humans communicate with eachother about nothing I care for...and the only thing I'm looking at is thier reaction and expression...
    EternalViolet EternalViolet 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 13

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    I am fascinated by my OWN behaviour! Ah ha ha I'm serious! I'm a calm and quiet girl. Reserved and polite... I'm also funny and clumsy... But one thing that never stops to...
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 8

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    Although this is more on the neurology side, today I've learned that if you breathe out of your left nostril you're accessing the creative part of your brain, whereas if you...
    losingNemo losingNemo 13-15, F Feb 14

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    It is natural to be fascinated with the Unknown. The Universe.  It's literally in front of us and we just  don't have the understanding of it. Where did we come from? Are we...
    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 22

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    An associate asked me today, "Why do you always have to be cynical?" First I thought, "STFU because you seriously don't have an inch of room to talk." And I most certainly thought...
    Nyx613 Nyx613 36-40, F 7 Responses Feb 19

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    It's been often said ‘I see humans but no humanity’ the thing is I don't even think they're humans anymore. Somone who tears others down for sheer pleasure is NOT human...
    thegroundisup thegroundisup 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I believe the human race is ready to evolve but the process shall start now.
    writer1809 writer1809 18-21, F 16 Responses Feb 7

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    We can all try to find that perfect label but in reality we're just human; thriving off connection, desiring touch while claiming solitude as a favored pastime because why make the...
    sevenforasecret sevenforasecret 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 8

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    Sometimes I feel like an alien - watching people and taking mental notes on "How to be a convincing human." Other times I'm a mirror, reflecting the traits each person wants to...
    rhymeswithcrazy rhymeswithcrazy 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 17

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    I am enjoying the Oscars, NPH is fearless, compassionate and extremely talented... now we know what movies are really about... HUMAN BEINGS!!
    pelelyrico pelelyrico 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 22

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    it's strange what becomes of people who suffer from being abused their whole life. (I feel like that was improper grammar..) It's like there is no middle ground of being a regular...
    iamFrightened iamFrightened 18-21, M 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    So my husband is gone like i wanted. At first I was mortified of being alone and I was getting anxiety attacks. I had two weeks to deal with the entire decision to leave; but bear...
    Unsatisfiedwoman74 Unsatisfiedwoman74 36-40, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Absolutely fascinated. I find my self sitting around just watching how they interact others around them. I myself took a long time studying people in order to be able to fit as a...
    Echothedemon Echothedemon 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 3

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    Do you believe that science is absolute and objective fact or is it as human and affected by our biological and cognitive processes and biases as every other endeavor?
    tearcode tearcode 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 6

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    One of the basic things I've learned in regards to psychology is that when you hug someone for at least 20 seconds, a chemical in your brain called oxytocin releases that causes...
    losingNemo losingNemo 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 8

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    I adopted the look of a human anime doll 3 years ago. I love the look of oversized eyes, small dainty noses, and cupid's bow lips. I love being feminine and having a blank stare. I...
    Ecaterina Ecaterina 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I wish everyone was fascinated by dreams. I honestly believe that dreams come to service and help the dreamer, that's all that dreams want to do. Our conscious minds sometimes fail...
    Arcanorum Arcanorum 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    I have always been fascinated with serial killers. What makes them tick, what made the do it, what was the trigger,how did they choose the victims, HAVE I EVER PASSED ONE ON THE...
    jrf9782 jrf9782 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 11

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    i dont know what it is about them that interests me so much. i guess its just because i could never imagine doing these things to people. i want to know how their minds work when...
    jermdbt80612 jermdbt80612 18-21, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Consciousness is not produced by the brain. In the brain there are countless chemical processes which fuel the brain's activity, but, how is it that these processes can produce...
    RelayedDeaction RelayedDeaction 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Upon my waking my brain is flooded with thoughts, emotions, memories, songs, a list of things to do, etc. Laying down trying to sleep my brain tries to process everything it's...
    sile3 sile3 16-17, F Feb 3

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    A Post Human ParadiseI was originally going to name this The Post Human World, but I've understood this era is already upon us, and it looks like paradise. But if you want to get...
    NANOHORIZON NANOHORIZON 22-25 Feb 11

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    The only way i can communicate with others is by typing or writing my brain an mouth don't work together.... My brain don't work well at all actually everyday i wake up is another...
    SweetGazePup SweetGazePup 18-21, M Feb 22

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    i just don't i never have and ik i did a post like this but i can expresses it enough i don't like cities or crowds or other humans i rather be in a isolated place were the nearest...
    warriorwolf1818 warriorwolf1818 16-17, M 2 Responses Feb 3

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    U can have the playboy body( a body that all you want to do with her is f_ck), but if you don't have the brains I get bored real quick. I rather have amazing S_x with a woman with...
    horneybear79912 horneybear79912 36-40, M Feb 7

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    I have 3 brain tumors, I have hydrocephalus, (water on the brain) I almost died, I've had 7 surgeries in just this week, I haven't seen my family in 3 months(except my mom) and I'm...
    Musiclover0620 Musiclover0620 16-17 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    There are human rights and human wrongs. We have the rights clearly defined in the Declarations of Human Rights, published during the Revolution. What about human wrongs, where...
    Rovigatti Rovigatti 18-21, F Feb 9

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    Action Speaks Louder than Words Non-verbal communication is as essential in any interview as the words you say. In fact, it tells more about you. But there are a lot of...
    keyonnixon keyonnixon 26-30, M 5 Responses Feb 10

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    There is this saying - In order to defeat your enemy , you must know your enemy. This necessarily does not have to mean a direct war term alone , but in short - in order for us to...
    Stephenrko Stephenrko 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 22

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    I am both a human with a soul of a wolf, and a wolf with a human body. I have realized by now that both of these qualities are inseparable. This means that I can never take the...
    Fenrisulfr6six6 Fenrisulfr6six6 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Around this time of night? Yeah, seriously could use a brain switch right now..
    Bethstar Bethstar 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    My brain works a lot that I stay awake all night long.
    lifeisdynamite lifeisdynamite 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 6

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    I can't stop thinking about you. I still miss you. I still cry myself to sleep sometimes. Every time I think about you, I can't seem to control the tears from falling. I wish I...
    Stylesavvy Stylesavvy 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    I wanna be loved for me not for my body or my face or my curves...I want to be loved for what's in my head and in my heart. I want to feel special because someone wants to pick my...
    LostUnderSubmission LostUnderSubmission 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 20

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