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Non compos mentos, or being mentally incompetent and not of sound mind and body is a different thing from insanity. Insanity is the lack of touch with reality to the point where one either does not know (or lacks significant appreciation) of the distinction between right and wrong - namely to be able to understand that hurting people is bad and that actions ...


The term I would use is "cognitive dissonance." That is, there is "dissonance" between the result of one's cognitive processes, and the actual truth.


They are interchangeable. ADD was a term used until around the mid 80s and ADHD aftewards. In the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders 1980 (DSM-III) published by the American Psychiatric Association (APA) it was named ADD and the name changed to ADHD in the 1987 edition, DSM-III-R (which I can find no online sources of). ADD has been ...


Let me first rewrite "the argument" you may find attractive/puzzling: $Premise$ 1: behavioral economy to emotional intelligence makes sense (implying that they are "science"). $Premise$ 2: if there are auto-suggestion, or any other kind of suggestions, e.g.,placebo effect (for some thing in psychology), then some thing can work in psychology (implying some ...

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