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    How Not To Be Offended

    I found this interesting...wanted to share... :) There is an ancient and well-kept secret to happiness which the Great Ones have known for centuries. They rarely talk about it, but they use it all the time, and it is fundamental to good mental health. This secret is called The...
    someday2012 someday2012 36-40, F 7 Responses Feb 10, 2013

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    In Two Minds

     According to a theory, the following is an example of how a fish remembers an event. A fish is swimming along in water which is cool. It begins to enter more shallow water which is warmer. As it swims further the water begins to get more murky and muddy. It then swims under...
    YBlah YBlah 41-45 3 Responses Jan 10, 2012

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    I have always been so interested in how people

    think and what makes them tick you know. Just how do you see the world we live in? Is it even the same world. Who are you inside your head. Just stuff that makes us us. But I never get to talk to people about them or how they think. why they think what they do and what it really...
    firebird3142 firebird3142 16-17, M 1 Response Oct 24

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    Or was. Did good in one college course.

    But further study and work in it came. Disgusted me to learn they are pugs. So. EP Link
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M Jun 8

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    There are simply too many talented,

    manipulative ******* out there, ready to screw me over if I don't sharpen my mind to meet theirs. Survival of the fittest, I say.
    Akurou Akurou 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    How Much Can You Trust People You Dont Know?

    This is where confidence and the society you live in makes a big difference in your quality of life I believe. A society that is used to leaving its back door open or leaves its keys in the cars ignition. Or asking someone for directions or talking to someone at the bar you dont...
    spikey600 spikey600 36-40 1 Response Jan 7, 2013

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    I was talking to this other guy yesterday in

    here, and like. I've seen his stories and how insecure he is and stuff but when I talk to him he amazes me. He always refers to himself as "worthless" and I'm just sitting here like "dude.. are you high? You're the awesomest person ever" I mean his heart is as gold as his soul...
    Xcinderella Xcinderella 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 16

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    If I Went Back To College...

    This should've been my bachelor's. Back then I thought teaching was me. Took me years to see how psychology really is my true passion. Always looking for a way to get back into school again. Miss those days.
    itzcomplex itzcomplex 51-55, F 1 Response Dec 2, 2013

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    iApril iApril 18-21 2 Responses Jun 21

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    So I'm incoming Grade 9 this school year

    and I'm having plans on taking Bachelor of Arts in Psychology on college. Is it a interesting course I should take? Please help me. :D Derek
    dherek13 dherek13 13-15, M 2 Responses May 16

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    So many people make decisions out of fear

    disguised as practicality
    FrostyMethod FrostyMethod 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    Best subject I have ever worked on.

    . Everything about it makes me want to learn more. I tend to look at myself from a third person view and evaluate.
    rustydiamond22 rustydiamond22 26-30, F May 14

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    Psychopaths

    Psychopaths do not usually experience feelings of disgust as normal people do. As an experiment psychopaths have been exposed to disgusting stimuli and they do not have the fear stress response normal people have. Many psychopaths are not aware that they are mentally ill. This is...
    unAmigo unAmigo 31-35, M 3 Responses Oct 26, 2013

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    If you want to implement social engineering,

    try whispering to people in a crowded room.
    1x1muse1x1 1x1muse1x1 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    mymanifesto mymanifesto 22-25, M Jun 30

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    This is an interesting website.

    http://brainblogger.com/ This is also interesting http://www.rainybrainsunnybrain.com/bbc-horizon/ I do the Social threats material every day.
    unAmigo unAmigo 31-35, M Feb 24

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    What areas of psychology are you most

    interested in? I am going to start doing Youtube videos of various psychology topics. Im looking for ideas as well as just being generally curious!
    Flackster28 Flackster28 16-17, F May 27

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    <3 Psychology <3

    I think psychology is such a fascinating subject! I've started university this year and am majoring in psychology for my degree- so happy I have found what I am passionate about! (Biology was a close second ;] ) Psychology is about understanding ourselves and why we do what we...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 19, 2010

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    I have mental problems myself

    and I have always been keen on the processes of the mind. How it works, how it makes the decisions we ultimately live our life by. I find the mind an amazing thing, mine especially lol ;o)
    ultimatehacker ultimatehacker 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 16

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    i always wanted to understand people,

    like who they are beneath their skin, what triggers them, what motivates them...and i think i can understand the shades of a person by talking with him/her for sometime.... but ******* it i didn't chose psychology as my profession...and i deeply regret it..!! but i try to read...
    alexgabriel alexgabriel 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 8

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    I have been working towards getting my degree

    in clinical psychology. I get so excited thinking of myself as a therapist or counselor yet it scares me at the same time. I guess your dreams are supposed to scare you though.
    kissthedeadly kissthedeadly 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 11

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    I took two full years of psych

    and loved every second of it. I would love too go back and take more psych classes soon ! I think advanced psych is so important for me as a stylist c:
    Kylieprincess Kylieprincess 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 23

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    I've never had any education in psychology,

    but I'm thinking about taking it at college. It seems so interesting! Why people do what they do, what causes it, how does the brain and mind work? The only thing I'm kinda worried about it that I'll get paranoid with myself, knowing exactly what caused me to think what I'm...
    InternationalDarkness InternationalDarkness 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 13

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    Do Psychopaths Feel Disgust?

    As written by a self confessed psychopath inpsychopathic writings blogg Role of Emotional Intelligence in Social Life Emotional intelligence is the ability of a person to use emotions as a guiding tool for interpersonal effectiveness in his or her social environment (Figure 1...
    unAmigo unAmigo 31-35, M 3 Responses Jun 11, 2013

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    I Love Psychology.

    I loved studying psychology courses while in college and earned a BS degree in psychology and in nursing from the University of Cincinnati. I am going for my masters in counseling next and my PH.D. and work as a forensic psychologist with the military members returning from...
    blackfemalelooking blackfemalelooking 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 2, 2013

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    www.theinnateindex.com This is a quick

    personality test. Want to take it?
    unAmigo unAmigo 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 24

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    I Am Interested In What Makes People Think The Way They Do...

    I think it is fascinating to learn about other people and watch the way they work. I know that environment has a lot to do with a person's personality, but it is also genes as well. But i have to laugh at myself here because i am one strange person. I was told in my psychology...
    wonderingkitten wonderingkitten 31-35, F 6 Responses Aug 7, 2010

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    I think most of us are,

    i mean who doesnt want to understand why we behave the way we do or react to certain situations ect...Its something I'm looking into and studying righ now and I love it :)
    tasharyan tasharyan 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 3

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    Do you know your enneagram

    or mbti type? I'd like to know if either of the profiles describes you well. I'm entp enneagram type 7
    zeusandwich zeusandwich 16-17, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I Have A Mild Interest In Psychology, Though I Think It Should Be Reformed A Bit

    As I have observed it, it looks like that nowadays, psychology's main concern is whether a person's mind is "normal" or "not so normal". What is "normal", is decided along the lines of, what kind of thought patterns do most people have. If someone is diagnosed with something that...
    yrfrpd90 yrfrpd90 18-21, M Oct 9, 2010

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    Psychology Classes Should Be Required In High School

    The study of psychology gives you insight into understanding human development and behavior. I believe having that knowledge and even an untrained layperson's understanding of the basic concepts of psychology enables us to be more understanding and tolerant of others' behavior...
    aFloridaBeachMan aFloridaBeachMan 51-55, M 15 Responses Jun 29, 2013

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    How The Mind Works

    Ever since I was in middle school, instead of paying attention in class, or doing homework, I used to check out library books about psychology, and constantly look it up on the internet.  I am interested in what chemicals work in the brain when someone feels a certain way, or...
    4gotwhereIwas 4gotwhereIwas 26-30 Sep 16, 2011

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    Why We Are the Way We Are...

    I've always be interested in Psychology and how a person mind works, especially my own!    I'm thinking about going back to school and taking some classes in Psychology to become a counselor.
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Aug 24, 2007

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    I have always been a fan of Paul Bloom,

    and this is a good one! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=328wX2x_s5g
    unAmigo unAmigo 31-35, M Apr 3

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    I like trying to understand

    where people are coming from, what drives them to their opinion or actions. I don't even understand my own actions half the time but I always wonder where in my environment did I start developing the stances I have on certain subjects or issues.
    trailsonrails trailsonrails 51-55, M 1 Response Oct 26

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    I guess I will always regret not studying

    it:( The human mind is simply fascinating. Any good books/online resources for laymen on the subject?
    Perfect1mperfection Perfect1mperfection 31-35, F 3 Responses May 14

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    I am only 14 but I'm hoping to study the

    application of social science at university when I leave school, I am interested in psychology and mental health and I'm looking forward to learning about gender stereotypes ect. As that section of psychology interests me the most.
    amyyisafgt amyyisafgt 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 9

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    I am reading a book called "Rainy Brain,

    Sunny Brain" which states that positive optimistic people believe they have control over their circumstances and are confident that they can handle anything that life throws at them. However some people are sick and many times they are not in control of their disease process...
    unAmigo unAmigo 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 15, 2013

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    Our Flexible Memories Can Forgive

    I learned this weekend that our brains perform Recall by assembling, say, a color, a smell, a sound, an image, really a myriad of details, and assemble these elements in working our Memory. And it is during this montage that the Memory is most vulnerable. Here, something can be...
    rickleester rickleester 41-45, M 3 Responses Jan 28, 2013

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    Ooopppsss. Was. Believed.

    Until i became a client. Wait. Am still interested in if they push cures soon. Ok kool. Hate changing my profile.
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M Jun 21

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    Ever Since I Was Little

    I was always good at figuring out human psychology and the way people act and think. As I grew up I've studied it in my own personal time. Anyone who's actually interested in psychology knows that there are several branches of psychology and you can never learn everything. There...
    KisKat KisKat 18-21, F Jul 1, 2013

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    We are doing this thing in psychology club where

    once a week we sit back, relax and watch any psychology-related films. Do any of you know any interesting movies or documentaries related to psychology which you could recommend?
    coiicoii coiicoii 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    Epilepsy and psych I saw a study

    which pulled information from over 6 million patients from 8 commercial health plans. It then looked at epileptic patients 6,621, Men 52 %, Women 48%. They used a list of 29 co-morbidities then looked at the list of epileptic patients to see if they had any. About half did...
    subsumedpat subsumedpat 36-40, M 3 Responses Aug 14

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    Psychological Impressions.

    I read several scientific magazines to keep me in with what people think. Psychology is extremely fascinating. There are various schools of thought to consider.
    aoutdouze aoutdouze 22-25, F Oct 14, 2013

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    www.innateindex.com is a personality test.

    A short one. Maybe we could take the tests with our ep names and check eachother out.
    unAmigo unAmigo 31-35, M Feb 24

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    Psycology

                                          im interested in psycology. i even took it in college. i...
    flourlady111 flourlady111 46-50, F 3 Responses Jan 17, 2009

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    Hey ive just posted my first psychology video

    on my youtube channel. Its about the psychology of helping behaviour. Feel free to check it out.... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OfRUc5Z8JIE
    Flackster28 Flackster28 16-17, F May 28

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    Related Experiences

    This story deals with the following: Relationships, Jealous, Anger, Anxiety, Depression, and Self-help. Will it last? Wanna find out? xD http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/meet...
    NeverForgeIt NeverForgeIt 16-17, F Oct 28

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    I am an advanced psychic and am learning about positive psychology I absolutely love it next on the list is social psychology I am big on learning
    Rakiea Rakiea 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    I can't wait to graduate from this psych tech program that I'm in. I have 4 more weeks to go! I want to work in a psych ward but for my first job, I'll be hopefully going to...
    Brody1530 Brody1530 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 15

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    A experiment that I found really interesting was the Psychology Perceptual adaptation - perception of the upside down world!  'Vision Without Inversion of the Retinal...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 27

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