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answered How are hallucinations generated, is it related to dreaming?
Jan
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comment Can the brain be trained into a state of persistent happiness?
He published a bunch of books, sold like 5 million copies and became super rich :)
Jan
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answered Can the brain be trained into a state of persistent happiness?
Dec
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Dec
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Dec
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accepted What happens in the brain when conscious awareness is changed during dreaming onset?
Dec
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comment How, other than pharmacotherapy, can those diagnosed with thought disorders be treated?
@jiniyt these states are very subjective, and I know that the state of romantic love has been studied quite in depth, and there are clear patterns of neural activations, similar to those of addiction (to a person). This might be a good place to start research.
Dec
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revised What is the neurobiological basis of the “inner voice” used for thought or reading?
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Dec
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accepted Does dream recall alter the dreaming process?
Dec
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answered What is the neurobiological basis of the “inner voice” used for thought or reading?
Dec
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comment Have there been any scientific experiments attempting to communicate with one's unconscious mind?
A good analogy to my question would be: "Has anyone tried to establish contact with aliens?", a broad question - Wtf are aliens, when, where, who, how? But the question still has it has an answer: "Yes, there's a SETI program that attempts to do so". Within SETI program there's a number of experiments being carried out. I'm trying to understand if there's a similar answer to my rather broad question. Even if you find it ridiculous, chances are someone might actually be studying it.
Dec
5
comment What is the effect of displayed online personal identifiers on online communication?
People exploit this in the field of competitive video gaming, where an offensive (A**LDominator), humorous (ShootinPutin2012) or girly (FluffyKitty) names are used to deceive or frustrate an opponent. Being repeatedly defeated by these names would feel more frustrating than by something like (mike1274)
Dec
5
comment What is the difference between feeling sad and feeling unhappy?
I tend to agree that the difference is primarily in the kinds of thoughts and attitudes evoked by these states. Being unhappy colors ordinary experiences in negative light (ex: "what a crappy food is available in the cafeteria", "this product is defective", "customer service is awful").
Dec
5
comment Have there been any scientific experiments attempting to communicate with one's unconscious mind?
I list experimental setups that I would have personally explored in case there have been experiments like this and someone can reference them. I'm not saying that there is communication or that it takes a certain form. Berit has provided a number of interesting examples, in particular facial expressions.
Dec
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asked Have there been any scientific experiments attempting to communicate with one's unconscious mind?
Dec
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revised Do highly creative people dream more and/or differently than ordinary people?
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Dec
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comment What are the key features of dreams that trigger dream recall in the waking state?
Upon reflection, it appears to me that this question is related to the following one. Two people shared an experience. How can one person describe that situation to another person later to cause that person to recall the situation?
Dec
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asked What are the key features of dreams that trigger dream recall in the waking state?