The Special Secret of Intuition

The limbic system

Nerve impulses were known to relay feelings and emotions - whether they be the feel of silk, or the flush of shame. Sensors, or nerve endings reported on feelings from tissues all over the body. These included sharp pain, burning pain, cool or warm temperature, itching, muscle contraction, joint movements, soft touch, mechanical stress, tickling, flushing, hunger and thirst. Electrical excitation of certain parts of the temporal lobe, caused intense fear to be produced in patients. Excitation of other parts caused feelings of isolation, loneliness, disgust, or even pleasure. Out of millions of possible combinations of relayed nerve impulses from the limbic system, the seat of emotions, the mind differentiated the current combination to sense feelings and emotions. The ruling combination made you feel anger, fear, or shame.

The limbic system controls.

More often than not, these feelings and emotions controlled you. Did your wishes, or the limbic system finally decide your actions? This was easily verified by testing, say, your ability to hold up your hand. Of course, the hand obeyed your wish while sitting alone in a room. But, it would be frozen in place in, say, a theatre. Fear of public opinion decided the issue. The limbic system decided that it was not appropriate. It was the same when you first wished to jump off the high diving board. Fear of falling decided "NO!" The limbic system made you rigid. There were so many situations, when emotions ruled, while your wishes waited in the wings. Scientists reported that such responses of the mind occurred within a bare 20 milliseconds. The nervous system processed all available information and commanded the muscles to be frozen in just that span of time.

The holistic character of the mind.

The system, with over a hundred billion neurons, processed the information from input to output in just half a second. All your knowledge was evaluated. Walter Freeman, the famous neurobiologist, defined this amazing ability. "The cognitive guys think it's just impossible to keep throwing everything you've got into the computation every time. But, that is exactly what the brain does. Consciousness is about bringing your entire history to bear on your next step, your next breath, your next moment." The mind was holistic. It evaluated all its knowledge for the next activity. How could so much information be processed so quickly?

Combinatorial coding

The mind received kaleidoscopic combinations of millions of sensations. Of these, smells were reported to be recognized through a combinatorial coding process, where nerve cells recognized combinations. If a nerve cell had dendritic inputs, identified as A, B, C and so on to Z, it could then fire, when it received inputs at ABC, or DEF. It recognized those combinations. The cell could identify ABC and not ABD. It would be inhibited for ABD. This recognition process was recently reported by science for olfactory neurons. In the experiment scientists reported that even slight changes in chemical structure activated different combinations of receptors. Thus, octanol smelled like oranges, but the similar compound octanoic acid smelled like sweat. A Nobel Prize acknowledged that discovery in 2004.

Nerve cell memories

Combinatorial codes were extensively used by nature. The four "letters" in the genetic code ? A, C, G and T ? were used in combinations for the creation of a nearly infinite number of genetic sequences. The book, The Intuitive Algorithm, (IA), discusses the deeper implications of this coding discovery. Animals could differentiate between millions of smells. Dogs could quickly sniff a few footprints of a person and determine accurately which way the person was walking. The animal's nose could detect the relative odour strength difference between footprints only a few feet apart, to determine the direction of a trail. Smell was identified through remembered combinations. If a nerve cell had just 26 inputs from A to Z, it could receive millions of possible combinations of inputs. The average neuron had thousands of inputs. For IA, millions of nerve cells, could have galactic memories for combinations. This could enable the mind to recognize patterns in the environment.

A pattern recognition problem.

IA disputed the assumption of most scientists that neural interactions were computations - maths, or logic based. Because, no formula could compute the loss of a loved one and feel the pain. The elegance of the mind could never be explained by computations, or by convoluted reasoning chains. But, pattern recognition could be infinitely subtle. Unfortunately, the recognition of subtle patterns posed formidable problems. The difficulty was an exponential growth of the recognition search path. The problems in the diagnosis of diseases was typical. Normally, many shared symptoms were presented by a multitude of diseases. For example, pain, or fever could be indicated for many diseases. Each symptom pointed to several diseases. When searching for the target disease, the first selected ailment with the first presented symptom could lack the second symptom. So, the back and forth searches expanded exponentially as the database of diseases increased in size. That made the process absurdly long drawn ? theoretically, even years of search, for extensive databases. So rapid pattern recognition could never be imagined.

An elimination algorithm.

But, industry strength pattern recognition was feasible. IA introduced an algorithm, which could instantly recognize patterns in extended databases. The key was to evaluate the whole database, using elimination, not selection. Every member of the database was individually coded for elimination in the context of each answer. For disease recognition, if an answer indicated a symptom, IA eliminated all diseases devoid of the symptom. If the symptom was absent, IA eliminated all diseases which always exhibited the symptom. Diseases, which randomly presented the symptom were retained in both cases. Every answer eliminated, narrowing the search to reach diagnosis. When several parallel answers were received, recognition was instant. IA acted with the speed of a simple recalculation on a spreadsheet, to recognize a disease, identify a case law or diagnose the problems of a complex machine. It was instant, holistic, and logical. The website www.intuition.co.in and the book explain IA in detail. Real time pattern recognition was practical. Elimination was the key. And, intuition used elimination.

Elimination ? inhibition ? to recognize.

Elimination was switching off - inhibition. Nerve cells were known to extensively inhibit the activities of other cells to highlight context. With access to millions of sensory inputs, the nervous system instantly inhibited ? eliminated trillions of combinations to zero in on the right pattern. The process stoutly used "No" answers. If a patient did not have pain, thousands of possible diseases could be ignored. If a patient could just walk into the surgery, a doctor could overlook a wide range of illnesses. Elimination was the pivotal key, which evaluated vast combinatorial memories. Medical texts reported that the mind had a hierarchy of intelligences, which performed independent tasks. For example, there was an association region, which recognized a pair of scissors using the context of its feel. If you injured this region, you could still feel the scissors with your eyes closed, but you would not recognize it as scissors. You still felt the context, but you would not recognize the object. So, intuition could enable nerve cells in association regions to recognize objects. Medical research reported many such recognition regions.

The mind ? seamless pattern recognition.

A pattern recognition algorithm, intuition enabled the finite intelligences in the minds of living things to respond holistically within the 20 millisecond time span. These intelligences acted serially. The first intelligence converted the kaleidoscopic combinations of sensory perceptions from the environment into nerve impulses. The second intelligence recognized these impulses as objects and events. The third intelligence translated the recognized events into feelings. A fourth translated feelings into intelligent drives. A feeling of fear could dictate an escape drive, whose purpose was to achieve safety. That demanded instant translation into responsive actions, varying across species. A deer bounded away. A bird took flight. A fish swam off. While the activities of running, flying and swimming differed, they achieved the same objective of escaping. Half a second for a 100 billion nerve cells to use context to eliminate irrelevance and deliver motor output. The time between the shadow and the scream. So, from input to output, the mind was a seamless pattern recognition machine, powered by the key secret of intuition ? contextual elimination, from massive acquired and inherited combinatorial memories in nerve cells.

Abraham Thomas is the author of The Intuitive Algorithm, a book, which suggests that intuition is a pattern recognition algorithm. This leads to an understanding of the powerful forces that control your mind. The ebook version is available at http://www.intuition.co.in - The book may be purchased only in India. The website, provides a free movie and a walk through to explain the ideas.

In The News:

Proven Techniques For Improving Your Performance Psychology  ForbesTechniques traditionally used in counseling and clinical psychology have powerful relevance for helping us achieve peak performance.
How Social Psychology Can Help Us Understand India’s New Majoritarianism  The WireTwo of the most famous social psychology experiments demonstrate that people can agree with opinions that aren't their own and inflict pain on others at the ...
Your Office Politics Playbook: Understanding The Psychology Of The Human Workplace  ForbesOffice politics is usually viewed as a bad thing, but it doesn't have to be that way. This series of articles will outline the psychology of office politics, and show you ...
Yes, the Rich and Famous Really Are That Narcissistic  Psychology TodayIt may seem to the casual observer that the rich are, or have become, narcissistic. New research on personality backs this up and shows just how self-centered ...
Similar ideas between Buddhism and Western psychology  Big ThinkThere are many unique similarities between psychology and buddhism. Buddha was an early psychologist in the sense that we know him now.
Virginia Board of Psychology votes to ban gay conversion therapy for minors  WUSA9.comWASHINGTON — The Virginia Board of Psychology voted Tuesday to begin the process of banning its licensees from providing gay conversion therapy to ...
Scientific studies leaving you dazed and confused? These psychology professors want to change that.  [email protected]Why is the suicide rate climbing in the United States even as more people are seeking treatment for depression and anxiety? How can people who frequently ...
Psychology's theories don't always stand the test of time  Herald-Mail MediaDecades later, I can still recall exactly where I was sitting when I first realized that the prevailing psychological dogma of the day was bunk. As a graduate ...
'Economic Laws Cannot Be Depended Upon If We Disregard Psychology...'  Seeking AlphaPrice declines always need an explanation, even if the causes stated have little basis in reality. Over the last four decades I have experienced many rapid pric.
Psychology researcher rocks the guitar as part of a 'mom band'  USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and SciencesDarby Saxbe studies family stress at USC Dornsife but jams on the weekends in a band formed with other mothers from her kids' school. [4 min read]
What If Near-Term Recovery Rally Psychology is Spent?  Equities.comIncreasingly, my view of all of the action in ES (e-mini March S&P futures contract) from the Dec 25 electronic Christmas Day low at 2316.75 into last Friday's ...
Why Do People Lie to Their Therapists?  Psychology TodayWhy would someone lie to their therapist? That's totally counterproductive, right? You're paying for it, so what would be the point? However, according to a study ...
Watson Chosen to Present Research at Psychology Conference  Southern Miss NowTiara Watson, a University of Southern Mississippi (USM) senior psychology major and student in its prestigious Honors College, has been chosen to present ...
The Principle of “Just Cuz”  Psychology Today​​​​​The first of January is a significant date. Not only is it the beginning of a new calendar year, it's also a psychological turning point, where millions of ...
PNG & Fiji Athletics teams meet psychology ahead of Pacific Games  Loop PNGAthletes from Papua New Guinea and Fiji are going mental in their preparations for July's Pacific Games in Samoa. PNG head coach Dior Lowry said they have ...
18 Useful Tips from 2018 Psychology and Health Research  Psychology TodayOut of the zillions of research papers published in 2018, I've chosen 18 that offer easy tips for living a more fulfilling life. While I've focused on my usual “beat” of ...
Psychology's replication crisis is debunking embodied cognition theory  QuartzOur thoughts are influenced by our bodies, but psychologists still haven't figured out how.
The Psychological Science of Taking Friendlier Selfies  Psychology TodayWant to seem more likable in selfies? New research helps to explain why tilting your head can make you look more approachable in photographs and ...
Pioneering East–West psychologist John Welwood dies, age 75  Lion's RoarWelwood was a pioneer in the field of East–West psychology and coined the term “spiritual bypassing.” John Welwood, a pioneer in the field of East–West ...
The Psychology Behind Remaining in Toxic Relationships  PsychCentral.comHave you ever known someone — a friend, a family member, or an acquaintance — who's essentially stuck in a romantic relationship that's unhealthy?
7 Psychological Strategies to Strengthen Relationships  Psychology TodayThere are a number of well-researched psychological strategies that can help strengthen your love relationships. Here are seven strategies, the psychology ...
How psychological science is benefiting the world  Medical XpressTechnological advances have allowed psychological scientists to measure everything from cognitive impairments to everyday decision-making. Now, the ...
Psychology Can Help You Get Your Head Around the Wall Debate  Psychology TodayThe rapid expansion of gated communities across the United States may hold the key to understanding what's being argued.
Feeling Stuck or Anxious? Change Your Story to Move Forward  Psychology TodayAn exciting new line of research shows that creating psychological distance from negative memories or threatening future events can help you manage your ...
EAT-Lancet's Plant-Based Planet: 10 Things You Need to Know  Psychology TodayAn important new study about global nutrition was published this week that deserves everyone's full attention: "Food in the Anthropocene: the EAT-Lancet ...
January 2019  Psychology TodayWriter Dani Shapiro decided to take a DNA test as a lark. The test results revealed far more than she could have imagined. The Power—and Pitfalls—of Incivility ...
My Father, the Serial Killer  Psychology TodayIn a new book, a young woman comes to terms with learning that her doting father was also a serial killer.
Are Married People Happier? Think Again  Psychology TodayAs we approach Valentine's Day and Singles Awareness Day, there is a heated debate around the question of whether having a spouse is beneficial. Marriage ...
5 Skills to Add to Your Emotional Toolbox  Psychology TodayDo you know what resources you have and which ones you need in your emotional toolbox? Here are 5 skills that everyone should work on incorporating.
Psychologists Issue Controversial Report on Masculinity  Psychology TodayEarlier this week, the APA released practice guidelines on recommended treatment concerns regarding men and masculinity. The guidelines have sparked ...
All You Should Know about a Covert Narcissist  Psychology TodayDon't be fooled by a covert narcissist! They're just as harmful as other narcissists. Learn their traits, what distinguishes them, and take a quiz if you may be one.
Are Big Dogs Smarter Than Small Dogs?  Psychology TodayDoes the fact that larger dogs generally have larger brains mean that bigger dog breeds are smarter than smaller dog breeds?
3 Drug-Free Ways to Optimize In-the-Moment Happiness  Psychology TodayNew research identifies three quick and easy writing exercises that can significantly increase in-the-moment happiness.
Because 'No' Was Psychologically Impossible, CBS' Moonves Should Not Get His $120M  ForbesFormer CBS CEO Moonves claims he has not had nonconsensual sexual relationships. But whenever there is an enormous power differential, there is no such ...
A Complete Psychological Analysis of Trump's Support  Psychology TodayBaffled by Donald Trump's political invincibility? Here are 14 reasons why people continue to support the president despite behavior that would have sunk any ...
National Hugging Day: Five Scientific Facts About Hugging  Psychology TodayJanuary 21 is National Hugging Day 2019 – Did you know that there is quite a lot of fascinating psychological research on how we embrace each other?
What Does It Take to Have a Healthy Personality?  Psychology TodayIf you had to characterize the ideal personality, what criteria would you use? New research shows that experts agree on 4 basic qualities that can make you truly ...
Why people are religious, according to a psychology expert  The IndependentThe quick and easy answer to why people are religious is that god – in whichever form you believe he/she/they take(s) – is real and people believe because ...
Your Mental Health Is Everything  Psychology TodayYour mental health is everything. Here's how to protect it this year.
Toxic Is the Number One Word In 2018  Psychology TodayThe word “toxic” can apply to many situations, from the chemical to the interpersonal. The Oxford English Dictionary ranked it Number 1 in 2018, a bad sign for ...
Switching Off Anger With an Electrode  Psychology TodayDevonte Washington, 15, was waiting on the platform of a Washington DC Metro subway station with his mother and two sisters headed to a barber shop to get a ...
3 Ways to Explain Human Behavior  Psychology TodayHow do you explain human behavior? The unified approach claims three processes are key: investment, influence, and justification.
Do Status Symbols Help You Make New Friends?  Psychology TodayDriving fancy cars, wearing luxury brands, and associating yourself with status has its privileges. People are more likely to turn their heads and shower you with ...
Dr. Martin Luther King's Influence on Today's World  Psychology TodayIn 2019, Dr. Martin Luther King's dream of social equality is as relevant and important as ever.
A psychologist tells, how to stick to your New Year resolutions  The Sydney Morning HeraldWhat you can learn from a psychologist to stick to your New Year resolutions. Psychologists work closely with their clients to set and achieve goals all year round ...
Intellectual humility: the importance of knowing you might be wrong  Vox.comJulia Rohrer wants to create a radical new culture for social scientists. A personality psychologist at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Rohrer is ...
What Do You Mean I Can't Have It?  Psychology TodayWhy does being told something's unavailable make us crave it all the more?
Is Bickering Really That Bad for Your Relationship?  Psychology TodayConflict is inevitable in any relationship. Although bickering may seem inherently bad for yours, new research shows that arguments can actually be helpful.
Climate Change Denial  Psychology TodayWhy do so many people persist in resisting the reality of climate change? The psychology of denial offers some clues.
The Science of Kindness: 101  Psychology TodayWhy do kind people live longer? Learn more about the research-backed benefits of kindness.
Smyth’s mental state may have led to error on duty, psychologist says  The Western StarThe psychologist who treated Const. Joe Smyth after he fatally shot Don Dunphy in 2015 and testified at an inquiry said the stress the RNC officer was ...
What Is Pain?  Psychology TodayDo you experience pain on a regular basis? Understanding the newest brain science can provide some important clues to the mysteries of pain in the human ...
The Power of Purpose and Meaning in Life  Psychology TodayThe secret to healthy aging? A new study reveals the powerful, positive and pervasive effects of filling life with people and activities that feel worthwhile.
A Low-Salt Diet May Not Be Essential After All  Psychology TodayA systematic review calls into question recommendations about a low-sodium diet.
Creating Psychological Safety in the Workplace  HBR.org DailyAmy Edmondson, professor at Harvard Business School, first identified the concept of psychological safety in work teams in 1999. Since then, she has observed ...
Who Really Gets Hurt by Violent Fantasies?  The AtlanticSomething to consider while you daydream about killing your boss.
6 Tips for Compassionate Listening  Psychology TodayCompassionate listening is a critical skill for a strong relationship, so that your partner feels cared for and understood. Here are six key elements of listening ...
Q&A with John Stevenson, Carter Hart's sports psychologist  Cherry Hill Courier PostEdmonton-based sports psychologist John Stevenson was Carter Hart's first goalie coach. He has also worked with Washington's Braden Holtby.
Psilocybin combined with psychological support might correct pessimism biases in depression  PsyPostThe psychedelic drug psilocybin could help alleviate depression by causing people to have a less pessimistic outlook on life, according to preliminary research ...
Philosopher of The Month: William James (timeline)  OUPblogThis January the OUP Philosophy team honours William James (1842-1910) as their Philosopher of the Month. James was the founder of pragmatism, ...
Forgiving and Not Forgiving Can Both Affect Your Health  Psychology TodayMost of us have been hurt in big and small ways. How do you decide whether or not to forgive the other person? And how do you forgive yourself?
A Letter to Teens About the Science of Popularity  Psychology Today(Note: This letter is an excerpt from the book "Popular: Finding Happiness and Success in a World That Cares Too Much About the Wrong Kinds of ...
'Attack' on masculinity? Psychology association defends new clinical guidelines for males  Genetic Literacy ProjectThe American Psychological Association is on the defensive over its newly released clinical guidance for treating boys and men, which links traditional.
In #MeToo age, APA has new guidelines for psychologists talking about masculinity  ABC NewsNew American Psychology Association guidelines offer psychologists new ways to talk about masculinity with male patients.
Bitcoin and Trading Psychology  CoinCentralDo you make Bitcoin trades at the worst possible time? Learn how to embrace a healthy Bitcoin trading psychology for better trading results.
4 Signs You're in a Dead-End Relationship  Psychology TodayAre you in a dead-end relationship? Can you relate to any of these four red flags?
Toxic Masculinity Harms Men's Mental Health, Says American Psychological Association  Care2.comThe American Psychological Association just officially recognized what feminists have known all along: that traditional ideas of masculinity are harmful for men.
What’s behind the confidence of the incompetent? This suddenly popular psychological phenomenon.  Washington PostThe Dunning-Kruger effect has gotten a surge of interest during the Trump administration.
Making a Difference in 2019: An Awareness Calendar  Psychology TodayAnother year has come and gone and it's time to ring in the new year with a heart of giving. Begin by checking out the 2019 Awareness Calendar!
Adverse Childhood Experiences  Psychology TodayAdverse childhood experiences and adult health consequences.
Understanding Humanity's Blind Spots  Psychology TodayHumankind's paralysis in the face of climate change speaks to widespread attitudes governing the actions of the world population.
The Problem With New Year's Resolutions: What to Do Instead  Psychology TodayAre you going about changing yourself in the right way? Chances are good you're not, especially if you're falling into the resolution trap.
Psychologists -- and Gillette -- are right about 'traditional masculinity'  CNNTrying to live up to ideals of manliness can have disastrous consequences -- which both the American Psychological Association and brands like Gillette are ...
Stop Doing These 3 Things and You'll Be Happier  Psychology TodayWant to feel happier? Then stop doing these three joy killers!
10 Reasons Why Americans Are Unfriending Facebook  Psychology TodayPew research shows that more people are distancing themselves from the social media platform.
Cerebellum May Drive Addictive Behavior via Dopamine Release  Psychology TodayThe cerebellum may regulate reward-driven behavior, addiction, and sociability by modulating the release of dopamine, according to a new study.
Rising Rates of College Mental Health Services Utilization  Psychology TodayThe first two decades of the 21st century have witnessed a steady rise in rates of mental health problems among college-aged youth. Scientific publications ...
Is Sex Good for Us?  Psychology TodayMany more negative than positive articles about sex have been published in four major journals since the 1960s. What explains the negativity bias in sex ...
Psychologists defend claim of “destructive aspects” to masculinity  Ars TechnicaThe American Psychological Association is on the defensive over its newly released clinical guidance (PDF) for treating boys and men, which links traditional ...
Sex Influences a Dog's Likelihood of Winning in Dog Shows  Psychology TodayNew data shows that in conformation dog shows male and female dogs do not have the same likelihood of winning and earning titles.
Why Do I Wear Stripes So Much? — Fashion Psychologist Explains Striped Clothes Meaning  Cosmopolitan.comHere, fashion psychologist Dawnn Karen reveals the meaning of wearing striped clothes and why people are drawn to wearing certain outfits.
Hundreds More Shelby County Workers Will Have To Retake Psychological Examinations  www.localmemphis.com(localmemphis.com) - Local 24 News has learned 650 Shelby County employees now have to retake their psychological tests. That's triple the number first ...
Trick Yourself into Healthy Eating  Psychology TodayInstead of committing to yet another diet this January, let's try something different to lose those pesky holiday pounds.
The Perils of Trump’s Autocratic Leadership Style  Psychology TodayAccording to leadership theory and research, President Trump's leadership style is a recipe for ineffective leadership.
American Psychological Association links 'masculinity ideology' to homophobia, misogyny  NBCNews.comFor the first time in its 127-year history, the American Psychological Association has issued guidelines to help psychologists specifically address the issues of ...
Marie Kondo: a psychologist assesses the KonMari method of tidying  The Conversation - UKResearch suggests tidying really can make you happier, but it comes with a warning.
What Stops You From Thinking Differently?  Psychology TodayHow mentally flexible are you? The Einstellung effect can give you a glimpse.
Blame: A Not-So-Guilty Pleasure  Psychology TodayRegardless of where one falls on the political spectrum, it could be argued that Donald Trump is the most entertaining president since Teddy Roosevelt wrestled ...
How to Calm Your Racing Mind So You Can Sleep  Psychology TodayYou're desperate to get more sleep, but when you go to bed your mind races and keeps you awake. These seven simple questions will help you identify both the ...
The Number One Tool for Improving Your Health this Year  Psychology TodayDo you know how healthy you actually are? This inexpensive little gadget provides a window into your metabolism that gives you valuable information beyond ...
Toxic masculinity: American Psychological Association says it’s bad to be a man  RTAttention boys: bullying, homophobia, sexual harassment and abuse are all your fault, according to new guidelines published by the world's largest association ...
The American Psychological Association Has Made Choosing a Therapist Easy  National Review(Gary Cameron/REUTERS) Just ask them if they agree with the APA that 'traditional masculinity is psychologically harmful.' Their answer should tell you all you ...
Edgar Wright's Next Film Will Be a "Straight-Up" Psychological Thriller  Comicbook.comThanks to films like Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz, Edgar Wright has become one of the most exciting genre filmmakers of his generation. Wright recently ...
The Psychological Reasons We Settle For Unhealthy & Toxic Relationships  YourTangoNo one wants to be in unhealthy or toxic relationships, but here's why we sometimes settle for less than we know we deserve in love.
Dog Breeds Don't Have Distinct Personalities  Psychology TodayPersonality traits are often used to characterize a breed. However, individual variation, even among littermates and siblings, makes such stereotypes unreliable.
Joe Smyth returned to duty without medical clearance after Dunphy inquiry, psychologist testifies  NTV NewsThe court heard closing arguments Monday in the case of an RNC officer charged with obstruction of justice. Psychologist Marine Hewlett painted a picture that ...
The American Psychological Association released a takedown of “traditional” masculinity, and men are furious  HelloGigglesThe APA released a guide for therapists on how to treat men and boys dealing with toxic masculinity, and some men are outraged by it.
The Unbearable Heaviness of Clutter  The New York TimesDo you have a clutter problem? If you have to move things around in order to accomplish a task in your home or at your office or you feel overwhelmed by all ...
The Psychological Hack That Can Help You Save More Money  FatherlyIn this edition of "Bank of Dad" our columnist tackles the age-old question: how the hell can I get better at saving money?
Prevalence, Severity of Psychological Distress Higher in Patients Coping With Philadelphia-negative Myeloproliferative Neoplasm  Oncology Nurse AdvisorResearchers sought to determine the prevalence and severity of anxiety and/or depression among patients with Philadelphia-negative MPNs.

The Attention Spanner

After a long and patient wait in queue, you reached... Read More

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is Not Related to I.Q.

It's important to know that Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and... Read More

Rediscovering the Mind

From the viewpoint of a modern microbiologist, we hear the... Read More

Short Story: The Next Level of Humanity

"Hey Mac, have you ever been thinking of someone and... Read More

What is the Treatment for Bipolar Disorder?

How do we treat bipolar disorder? Specifically, how do we... Read More

Its Never Too Late

First of all, a bit of background: A high school... Read More

The Diagnosis Myth

Although I risk dissension by doing so, I must say... Read More

Self Hypnosis or Shelf Hypnosis?

Self hypnosis is usually thought of as a person listening... Read More

What is the Theory of Multiple Intelligences? Part 1: Biological Basis

Howard Gardner's theory of multiple intelligences is based on the... Read More

Intuition

I. The Three IntuitionsIA. Eidetic IntuitionsIntuition is supposed to be... Read More

Intro to Being an ADHD Parent

In my fifteen years of private practice working with children... Read More

Insighting Human Behavior thru Gravity Wave Simulations of the Moon

Every police officer will tell you that when there is... Read More

Fallacies About the Inner Child

Over the past 10 years I have helped individuals who... Read More

Do You Love Your Body?

Through out the course of one's life one is faced... Read More

What is the Addictions Recovery Measurement System?

As I climbed 15-feet on a wooden ladder to the... Read More

An Easy Cure For Math Phobia

Why is it that one person enjoys math, while another... Read More

Animal Cruelty: The Key to Serial Minds

What makes a common person a Serial Killer? According to... Read More

What are the 4 Brainwave Patterns and How Do They Effect Your Health

WHAT ARE BRAINWAVES?Every moment of your life your brain is... Read More

Dogs Use Psycho-Cybernetics To Accomplish Goals

Dogs picture in their minds an event of an activity... Read More

Hypnosis: A Brief History

Evidence of hypnotic-like phenomena appears in many ancient cultures. The... Read More

You, I and We

Our life in society hovers around the concept of 'You?I?... Read More

Robotic Bonding Thru Human First Love Memory Replication

Many Science Fiction authors have discussed in many works the... Read More

What Is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder?

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a medical condition. It is... Read More

The Cyber Narcissist

To the narcissist, the Internet is an alluring and irresistible... Read More

Parapsychology: Maximizing Effectivity Of Targeted Controlled Remote Viewing Techniques

Individuals with a solid working knowledge of Controlled Remote Viewing... Read More