Mediating Domains

I recently suggested that the rise of social media has undermined something that a great many Americans value: the ability to slip into a given domain and to adopt whatever values and norms are appropriate there, without that affecting one’s reception in other domains. https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2019/02/readers-respond-social-media-and-worlds-colliding/580135/?utm_source=feed

Screening Test for Dissociative Identity Disorder

Dissociative Experiences Scale Screening Test for Dissociative Identity Disorder Dissociative Experiences Scale Instructions for Completing this Screening Test: This questionnaire consists of twenty-eight questions about experiences you may have in your daily life. We are interested in how often you have these experiences (only when you arenot under the influence of alcohol or drugs). When […]

Predictive Coding,

...the brain continually generates models of the world around it in order to predict the most plausible explanation for what’s happening in each moment. Cog psychs call this process predictive coding, and they now believe it can account for most of what’s going on in the brain. twitter.com/JustinCaouette/status/1068250357183234049