Category: Psychology & Perception

BELIEF IS NOT A MONOLITHIC THING: Anosognosia 0

BELIEF IS NOT A MONOLITHIC THING: Anosognosia

BELIEF IS NOT A MONOLITHIC THING: Anosognosia Anosognosia is a common, fascinating, and ill-understood disorder following brain damage, where patients who suffer severe deficits such as hemiplegia may remain unaware of and deny their...

WILD – Wake Induced Lucid Dreams Tips 0

WILD – Wake Induced Lucid Dreams Tips

A lucid dream is any dream in which one is aware that one is dreaming. The term was coined by the Dutch psychiatrist and writer Frederik (Willem) van Eeden(1860–1932).[1] In a lucid dream, the dreamer may be able to exert...

Solving the mystery of human consciousness 0

Solving the mystery of human consciousness

Primitive consciousness emerges first as you awaken from anesthesia  IMAGE: This image shows one returning from oblivion — imaging the neural core of consciousness. Positron emission tomography (PET) findings show that the emergence of consciousness...

The original Greek and Latin meanings of neuroscience words: Prefixes and Terminology 0

The original Greek and Latin meanings of neuroscience words: Prefixes and Terminology

  Prefixes to Commonly Used Terms in Neuroscience PREFIX MEANING ab- away from acou- hear act- do, act ad-, aff- to aden- gland aer- air, gas alg- pain alve- tough ambi- both sides andr-...

The Rosenhan experiment 0

The Rosenhan experiment

The Rosenhan experiment was a famous experiment into the validity of psychiatric diagnosis conducted by psychologistDavid Rosenhan in 1973. It was published in the journal Science under the title “On being sane in insane places.“[1] The study is considered an important and influential criticism of psychiatric...