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Erraticus – How Deconstructing Anxiety Makes Transcendence Possible, by Todd Pressman

Cosmos - Evocations of Abstract Art, by Natalie Parletta. Blending art theory and cognitive science.

Psychology Today - What is Your Response Style to Change? by Paula Davis-Laack, J.D., M.A.P.P.

Explore Psychology - Emtional Intelligence: What You SAhould Know, By Kendra Cherry.

Relevant - Don’t Pursue Your Dreams. Pursue Obedience, by Alex Tran.
“When I grow up, I want to be a doctor.”

Simply Psychology - Humanism, by Saul McLeod. Humanistic, humanism and humanist are terms in psychology relating to an approach which studies the whole person, and the uniqueness of each individual.

TED Talks - The Psychology of Evil

Philip Zimbardo knows how easy it is for nice people to turn bad. In this talk, he shares insights and graphic unseen photos from the Abu Ghraib trials. Then he talks about the flip side: how easy it is to be a hero, and how we can rise to the challenge.

TED - The Psychology of the Future Self - "Human beings are works in progress that mistakenly think they're finished." Dan Gilbert shares recent research on a phenomenon he calls the "end of history illusion," where we somehow imagine that the person we are right now is the person we'll be for the rest of time. Hint: that's not the case.

YouTube - Are you a body with a mind or a mind with a body? - Our bodies – the physical, biological parts of us — and our minds — the thinking, conscious aspects — have a complicated, tangled relationship. Which one primarily defines you or your self? Are you a body with a mind or a mind with a body? Maryam Alimardani investigates.

National Science Foundation -The Profound Power of Loneliness - Research indicates loneliness is the perception of isolation -- even if one isn't actually isolated.

Ohio State News - Distractions distort what’s real, study suggests, by Laura Arenschield. We live in a world of distractions. We multitask our way through our days. We wear watches that alert us to text messages.

Psychology - In psychology, the notion of the self refers to a person’s experience as a single, unitary, autonomous being that is separate from others, experienced with continuity through time and place.

BBC - Free Will - Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the problem of free will; the extent to which we are able to choose our actions.

IResearchNet - What is Social Psychology? Social psychology is the scientific study of how people’s thoughts, feelings, and behaviors are influenced by the actual, imagined, or implied presence of others (Allport 1998).

ThoughtCo. - Can Quantum Physics Be Used to Explain the Existence of Consciousness? By Andrew Zimmerman Jones.

The answer involves determinism: the theory that humans have free will.

Explore Psychology - Nature vs Nurture: Genes or Environment, by Kendra Cherry.

Psychology Today - The Real Meaning of 'Good' and 'Evil', by Steve Tayloe Ph.D.

How are saintly people different from 'evil' ones? What does 'good' really mean?

Pocket - 4 Ways to Control Your Emotions in Tense Moments. When we feel overwhelmed with emotions, acting on pure impulse is the easy way out and can lead to bad decisions. Harvard Business Review | Joseph Grenny.

Nature - Reduction of physiological stress by urban green space in a multisensory virtual experiment, by Marcus Hedblom, Bengt Gunnarsson, Behzad Iravani, Igor Knez, Martin Schaefer, Pontus Thorsson & Johan N. Lundström.

Forbes - Emotional Intelligence - EQ, by Travis Bradberry. Emotional Intelligence Is the Other Kind of Smart.

YouTube - Daniel Goleman Introduces Emotional Intelligence. The author explains his theories of emotional intelligence.

Psychology Today - Obi-Wan Kenobi once advised Luke Skywalker to not trust his eyes, because “your eyes can deceive you.” Most of us can recall an instance from our own non-Jedi lives when these words rang true.