Category Archives: Psychology

Earthly Utopias

What happens when you create a utopia on Earth?  We can’t do this for humans, but we have the power to do this for a small subset of animals.  What will happens when we do? Dr. Calhoun (see video below), … Continue reading

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Neuroaesthetics and Neurological Theories Of Beauty

This is a paper I wrote for my neuroscience class and I thought it’s worth sharing on my blog.  I’ve been studying beauty for a while now and I tried to do a quick overview of a lot of the … Continue reading

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Reflections On Beauty

Beauty is a strange thing.  I’ve often wondered why human brains are so concerned with it.  There was an old song I loved as a teenager by the band Counting Crows called Mr. Jones.  In it they sing, “I was … Continue reading

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Brief Thoughts On Optimism and Pessimism

I have received emails from several readers concerning my post ‘The Dark Side Of Life’.  Their responses have left me thinking that I should write a short post regarding my views on optimism and pessimism. So what sorts of things tell … Continue reading

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The Dark Side Of Life

This post will discuss topics I rarely talk about with anyone.  That’s mainly because if you bring these things up, it’s almost as if you’re a flawed human being.  Happiness and positivity are practically mandates in today’s society, but I … Continue reading

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