For questions regarding the physiological and environmental stimuli that shape our perceptions and influence our behavior.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
2answers
82 views

Which is more likely to cause a person to devalue some other person?

Scenario: Mary and John are in a relationship. Elen is Mary's best friend. What will make Mary devalue Elen more? Hearing that Elen likes John (romantically) or hearing that John likes Elen? Let's ...
0
votes
0answers
521 views

The effects of casual sex on men

There is a lot of research citing that men are more physically primed for sex than women. The following article discusses this difference and other differences of strength and vulnerabilities between ...
-1
votes
1answer
402 views

Do people feel emotions less strongly as they grow older? [closed]

I'm specifically interested in whether or not their maximum ability to feel an emotion decreases as they grow older (so by that I'm meaning - let's ignore the effects of tolerance induced by life ...
-1
votes
1answer
25 views

What to call memories of oneself or life without a personal context? [on hold]

Does there exist a known phenomenon where memories of the self and life exist, but lack an emotional/personal context? If so, is this phenomenon at all common, and what is it called?
-2
votes
2answers
96 views

Extreme empathy and social anxiety

Do extreme feelings of empathy often accompany social anxiety disorder? Also can extreme feelings of empathy be detrimental to ones emotional well being?
-2
votes
1answer
35 views

Is rationalization needed for learning human behaviors?

What's the purpose of rationalization, specifically in modeling human behaviors? It is true that people use rationalization to prevent/avoid/justify disappointment?
-3
votes
1answer
192 views

Why do some individuals enjoy watching horror movies? [closed]

What is a scientific explanation for why some people enjoy watching horror movies?
-3
votes
1answer
136 views

Will a person with an artificial heart have feelings if heart is the organ to feel emotions? [closed]

I sometimes wonder whether the heart has feeling or experiences emotion. I think the human mind manages everything. I got this question in mind as recently the artificial heart was created and it ...