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  • Posted Psychology Behind "Rain Man" to Section 25 Psych 1001
    The movie "Rain Man" starring Dustin Hoffman is a movie about a man suffering from Asperger's Disorder which is a form of autism. In this movie 'Rain Man' is a adult who lacks the ability to form lasting social relationships...
  • Posted The Gift of Endless Memory to Section 25 Psych 1001
    Last year around this time 60 minutes did a special on the phenomenon of a superior autobiographical memory. The part 1 and part 2 of the entire 60 minutes segment look into the minds and memories of a few extraordinary...
  • Posted Hypnosis: Conscious and Subconscious Mind to Section 25 Psych 1001
    Typically when we think about hypnosis, we picture a hypnotist waiving a pocket watch back and forth telling us we are getting sleepy and somehow convincing people that they are getting sleepy. This image is depicted in the media and...
  • Posted The Possiblities Could Be "Limitless" to Section 25 Psych 1001
    After reading the Biological Psychology chapter in the textbook, I was intrigued when the authors began to discuss the myth that humans only use 10 percent of their brain. This immediately had me thinking of a movie that recently came...
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