Neurotypica

"We should be able not only to predict what rats will do in a maze... but what a man will do under the complex conditions of everyday life."
- Clark L. Hull, Psychological Review (42)

Feeling, acting, and thinking, it all goes through the brain. This collection is about that funny little object.

Folie à deux: the madness of two


The trouble with repressed memories


Teenage brains aren't undeveloped, they're just doing something else


On Emotion


What lies beneath? The uncomfortably vague 'unconscious processes'


Honey-bees are smarter than they should be


Why catharsis is a (dangerous) lie


Alert - IQ scores are meaningless


Learned helplessness is darker (and less understood) than you think


Why your unconscious isn't the bad guy


Why being 'needy' isn't such a bad thing


How memory works, learned from a person with half a brain


Why do we speak in tongues


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