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
Wit’s End by James Geary review

Wit’s End by James Geary review

In ‘Wit’s End,’James Geary takes a serious look at humor. Like metaphor, the subject of Geary’s previous book “I Is an Other,” wit often yokes together dissimilar entities to achieve a sudden illumination. Geary devotes several pages to the Russian formalist theory of art as “defamiliarization”: By making the habitual and familiar seem strange, great works open our [...]