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Avoiding self sabotage with the use of appropriate language

The ideas suggested in the following article can be tested from a hypnotic state. That is, a state of relaxation and / or deep concentration from which to promote an increased access to the subconscious mind. Thus, these statements or … Continue reading

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Words to Live By — or Die From

What we say and how we say it can make us happier and healthier — or not. The current issue of Scientific American Mind contains an article by Johannes Eichstaedt about how scientists are using social media to assess mental … Continue reading

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The linguistic genius of babies

Patricia Kuhl shares astonishing findings about how babies learn one language over another — by listening to the humans around them and “taking statistics” on the sounds they need to know. Clever lab experiments (and brain scans) show how 6-month-old … Continue reading

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Hetain Patel: Who am I? Think again

Filmed Jun 2013 • Posted Oct 2013 • TEDGlobal 2013. For original source please click here How do we decide who we are? Hetain Patel’s surprising performance plays with identity, language and accent — and challenges you to think deeper … Continue reading

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A rough guide to mind-reading

A ‘Sender’ has to use the movements of his token (a blue circle) to communicate with an ‘Interpreter’. The Interpreter, located in a separate room, can see these movements on her own screen. For each game, the Sender must try … Continue reading

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Your body language shapes who you are

Filmed Jun 2012 • Posted Oct 2012 • TEDGlobal 2012 Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows how “power posing” — standing in a posture of … Continue reading

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Hypnosis can contribute to slow down the impact of Dementia

Dementia consists of a collection of signs and symptoms observable in various cognitive processess such as memory, attention, language and problem solving. Although these are already present within the natural process of ageing, the acceleration or exacerbation of such symptoms … Continue reading

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