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Psicologia i pseudociència ? o la pervivència implícita de paradigmes obsolets

At some point during his speech, the bright professor seemed surprised that it would possible to study the biological basis of something as complex as moral reasoning. And if not biological, what are the bases of moral reasoning? Etherial? Mystical? Astrological, perhaps?The current paradigm of Science is the evolutionary and sciences not adscribed to this paradigm are just pseudosciences.  Continua llegint

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Smelling each other

Parem molta atenció a què ens agrada o ens desagrada d’altres persones; especialment si les considerem possibles candidats a ser la nostra parella. Tot i que no és tan freqüent que fem referència a la seua olor, potser es tracta … Continua llegint

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Does Exercise Make Us Feel Good?

Tot i que no tenim una inclinació natural a fer exercici de manera plenament voluntària, hi ha evidència empírica que l’exercici físic afecta el nostre estat d’ànim i ens fa sentir més bé. Malgrat això, com és sabut, hi ha … Continua llegint

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Psicologia Evolucionista: principis bàsics

Evolutionary Psychology (EP) focuses on human behavior as a whole composed by many pshychological mechanisms. Those are behavioral adaptations evolved to provide useful responses for the adaptive problems which refer always to survival and reproduction. It can be defined as … Continua llegint

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Per què som tan sedentaris?

Why is it so easy to drop out from physical exercise programs that we had so willingly engaged, just a few weeks ago? Although many people say they like and enjoy physical activity, less than 30% of the european population … Continua llegint

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Using Just 10% of Your Brain?

Psychology professors Christopher Chabris and Daniel Simons discusse these and other “neuromyths”. You should read ir, specially if you believe that: – Environments rich in stimuli improve the brains of preschool children. – Individuals learn better when they receive information … Continua llegint

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