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I don't think there's any evidence suggesting that mindfulness or meditation are the opposite of self-regulation. In arguing why, it'll be useful to define terms. Meditation and mindfulness First off, meditation and mindfulness are not the same thing. Meditation generally refers to a family of practices for investigating or inducing different states of ...


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Slayton, D'Archer, and Kaplan (2010) review 35 studies conducted from 1999-2007 about the efficacy of Art Therapy. Their review covers a variety of quantitative designs, as well as a few qualitative approaches. There are some serious limitations to the research that they reviewed. There is little consensus about appropriate control groups, some studies ...


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Hey, Alexandro. Nice to see you over here :-) As far as I know, there are only single-case studies showing the application of art therapy, but its efficacy for psychotherapy has not yet been the subject of an empirical study. One reason for this is that creativity and creative processes are as yet not well understood by psychology, and that measuring them ...


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There are some mentions of Evolutionary Game Theory in this Behavior & Brain Sciences (BBS) article by Andrew Colman (2003). The main article itself only has a brief section on EGT. However, like all BBS articles, there are short commentary articles after the main article. A few of these deal directly with EGT. I was able to find the relevant articles ...


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For a neuroscience focused overview I enjoyed: "Making up the Mind" by Chris Frith For a psychology textbook ( I think this is used in undergraduate level): "Psychology 2nd Edition" by Daniel L. Schacter, Daniel T. Gilbert, Daniel M. Wegner


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this is a great question on a highly fascinating topic for which evidence seemingly abounds amongst many species. from the standpoint of an evolutionary approach, the fight or flight stress response would be informed based on eye contact and movement - gauging the level of activity present in a potential predator's facial attributes. here is a cool link on ...



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