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Innate teaching skills ‘part of human nature’ Some 40 years ago, Washington State University anthropologist Barry Hewlett noticed that when the Aka pygmies stopped to rest between hunts, parents would give their infants small axes, digging sticks and knives. To parents living in the developed world, this could be seen as irresponsible. But in all the intervening years, Hewlett has never seen [...]
Why thinking about death makes us more religious, conservative and prejudiced If death is the final taboo, it might not be for much longer. There has, in recent years, been increasing effort to promote conversations about death and dying, both in the home and in more public settings. For example, death cafes, first launched in Switzerland in 2004, have spread around the world, enabling people to [...]
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The Synergistic Components of Schizophrenia Psychotic ideation is bolstered by its characteristics of visceral experience, dissociation and lack of context. Rogerian theory and therapy might be a promising intervention.
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Three Neuroscience Advances That Could Change Your Life The impossible--healing your brain-- looks possible after all
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