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Transgressive Advocacy: People Are More Likely To Excuse Others’ Lies When They Support Shared Morals

In 2012, Mike Daisey appeared on the radio show This American Life to showcase excerpts from his famous monologue, “The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs.” The goal of the monologue was to reveal Apple’s unethical practices at their Chinese manufacturing factory, Foxconn. On the air, Daisey claimed that the first thing he observed

Early Protection = Prevention

Swedish researchers have investigated whether leisure activities undertaken as young adults can later protect against mental decay. They have also discovered gender differences. Hardly any other field is as concerned with research as mental decline. In view of an aging society and a growing world population, the number of people with dementia is rising sharply.

Benefits Of Game Play In Alzheimer’s Patients

An estimated 5 million people in America are suffering from Alzheimer’s disease (Matthews, et al. 2018). Oftentimes, the focus on Alzheimer’s revolves around the losses a person is experiencing. Alzheimer’s affects memory, and the result is a slow and gradual decline in a person’s ability to participate in work, activities, and, eventually, self-care. While a

Liking Vs. Wanting: The Role Our Brain Plays

Luckily, we usually like what we want and want what we like. Still, in some situations we may like something without wanting it, for example, when we already own a bed, we may not want to own another one, even though we like it. Conversely, addiction has been portrayed as a situation where we may

People From Different Countries, Age Groups, And With Different Formal Education Level Mainly Are Very Similar In Their Values And Attitudes

“We are far more united and have far more in common with each other than things that divide us.” — Jo Cox (murdered British Member of Parliament; 2015). Overview In recent years, the number of reported hate crimes and support for extreme right-wing parties have increased in many countries around the globe. One of the

The Science Of The Stressor: The Good, The Bad, And Psychology!

Since the 1960s, thousands of researches have been conducted in different sectors (immunology, oncology, neuropsychology, etc.) on the multiple factors involved in each phase of stress, and the impact of stress on health. But there is still much to be discovered, especially about the links between the mind and the brain, and, therefore, between psychology