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For my eyes only: Gaze control, enmeshment, and relationship quality (Study)

“Perceived closeness that preserves the distinctness of each partner enhances intimate relationship quality, whereas pseudocloseness or enmeshment—reflecting an inability to distinguish one’s own thoughts and emotions from a partner’s—may have more negative outcomes (R. J. Green & P. D. Werner, … Continue reading

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Cheating: Nature of automatic urges more decisive than ability to control them. (Study, in ScientificAmerican)

“A new brain imaging study by Josh Greene and Joe Paxton at Harvard University published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences suggests that what separates the well-behaved from the poorly-behaved might not be the ability to control … Continue reading

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The Terminator Scenario: Are We Giving Our Military Machines Too Much Power? (PopSci)

This (long) article is dealing with the future challenges connected with the use of drones/robots mainly in the context of war (but also in general): “The biggest danger is not the Terminator scenario everyone imagines, the machines taking over—that’s not … Continue reading

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The Science and Psychology of the Chaos Theory

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