ABSTRACT A hypothesis of schizophrenia is presented that proposes a psychopharmacological model as an addition to the diathesis-stress model. The … Continue reading Making Sense of Madness: Stress-Induced Hallucinogenesis
FOMO creates trends. FOMO stands for “fear of missing out”. It is about feeling left out when it seems everyone … Continue reading FOMOtion
It might sound strange, but self-empathy could facilitate psychopathic tendencies. Maybe not necessarily serial killer tendencies, but tendencies like rule-breaking … Continue reading Self-Empathy and Psychopathy
Recently my mind has been plagued with ruminations of negative experiences. In previous weeks, life has actually been quite well. … Continue reading The Spotless Mind
A friend of mine is very playful and open natured. She likes to sing, dance, and play around, often times … Continue reading Why Can’t We Play?
Imagine that in the future we will have ubiquitous access to miracle technology that is capable of giving us immortality, … Continue reading Miracle Technology
We often view dissociation as a sort of state in which we lose connection to things we are usually aware … Continue reading Attention as the Mechanism of Dissociation
Often times, addiction is viewed as a disease, which people often take to mean that the addict is helpless. It … Continue reading When Addiction Is The Right Choice
Often times, discussions of motivation bring up the concept of instant gratification. This is often viewed as a desire for … Continue reading Motivation and Risk Assessment
How does one escape their believed reality? Someone asked me how they might be able to change the fidelity of … Continue reading Escaping The Cube
There are issues with the way we talk about manipulative behavior. This is especially notable in the pop culture surrounding … Continue reading Manipulation Isn’t Bad
There are two areas of research that have similarities but aren’t often merged. Specifically, ordinary cognitive biases and schizophrenic cognition. … Continue reading Is Delusion Ordinary?