Archive for the ‘Psychology’ Category

Psychology Links

Here’ are some links to articles about psychology that caught my interest in the past several months. For Depression, Prescribing Exercise Before Medication – Olga Khazan – The Atlantic Aerobic activity has shown to be an effective treatment for many forms of depression. So why are so many people still on antidepressants? Why People Work […]

Fiber is Bad for Sex

The idea of eating more fiber was invented to give you constipation so you wouldn’t enjoy sex. Just one of Kellogg’s sadistic ideas that also included circumcision for the prevention of masturbation and Prussian-style schools for transforming curious kids into mindless factory drones. Dietary Fiber Is Bad for Sex – That’s the Only Claim About […]

Two Guided Meditations from Sam Harris

Click through to grab the MP3s or listen in the page. Tre, Henry and I all tried the 9-minute version, and I was proud of Henry for lasting at least 7 mintues without fidgeting. The Mirror of Mindfulness : Two Guided Meditations : Sam Harris I wrote an article on meditation two years ago, and […]

The Bicameral Mind Theory

I recently read Jaynes’ The Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind and really enjoyed it. You need nothing more to recommend it than the following quote from Richard Dawkins. “It is one of those books that is either complete rubbish or a work of consummate genius, nothing in between! Probably the […]

Online psychotherapy may be better than in-person consultations

We already know it’s better if our therapists keep session notes in a Web app. It looks like there’s good evidence that talking to them on Google Hangouts is a good idea, too. UZH Mediadesk – Psychotherapy via internet as good as if not better than face-to-face consultations Online psychotherapy is just as efficient as […]

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