For diagnostic purposes, it’s enough to have DSM -like rubrics for categorizing difficult people: If a subject has X number of these descriptive traits, it’s fair to describe them as having this or that condition. For greater diagnostic accuracy, we can expand the rubrics and descriptions. There’s psychopath , narcissist, gaslighter . There are the dark triad traits and now a five-trait characterization: callousness, deceitfulness, narcissistic entitlement, sadism, and vindictiveness. But science isn’t just description; it’s also explanation. The path to becoming a jerk How then does someone become a total jerk? Alas, by many paths, many of them opposites — unfortunate genetics or bad parenting , too much or little of this or that bio-chemical. One can become a cynical con artist or a gullible dupe. One can end up with so much power they can get away with being a total jerk or so little power they have nothing to lose by being one. Biography (etiology) … [Read more...] about How Do People Become Total Jerks?
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Cerebellum (Latin for "little brain") in red. Source: Life Science Databases/Wikimedia Commons A study published today offers new clues that help explain why some people are more inclined to be teetotalers—while others seem hardwired for heavy drinking. These groundbreaking findings show that alcohol doesn't interact the same way in every brain, which illuminates the neurobiology behind different drinking habits. David Rossi , P.h.D., a professor of integrative physiology and neuroscience at Washington State University, and colleagues have pinpointed a specific cellular mechanism in the cerebellum (Latin for “little brain”) that strongly influences if an animal is likely to consume copious amounts of alcohol, or to drink in moderation. The August 2016 study, ” Pharmacologically Counteracting a Phenotypic Difference in Cerebellar GABAA Receptor Response to Alcohol Prevents Excessive Alcohol Consumption in a High Alcohol-Consuming Rodent Genotype ,” appears in the … [Read more...] about Your Cerebellum May Dictate How Your Brain Handles Alcohol
Home Fashion Bollywood wardrobe Bollywood Wardrobe Aayushi Adhaulia By Aayushi Adhaulia | on April 29, 2021 Just like how airport looks has taken over the fashion industry, gym looks have equally been the biggest trend. And the actress who has totally been acing it is Malaika Arora. She is one of the fittest Bollywood celebrities and the actress who has got the best gym looks out of everyone in the town. The diva is often spotted making heads turn in her perfect workout outfits. While taking a peek into her workout fashion wardrobe, we found her outfits are all about fitness goals. But we have come up with her that 4 gym looks that you can easily rock anytime. Take a look. Malaika Arora In A Bralette And Yoga Pants Malaika Arora sported a sleeveless deep round-neck blue bralette top and she teamed it with high-waist slim fit same-hued yoga pants. The pants featured intricate black and white prints at the side and … [Read more...] about Gym Fashion: 4 Looks Of Malaika Arora That Prove Her Workout Wardrobe Is All About Fitness Goals!
More than 45 mass shootings occurred within less than a month , CNN’s Madeline Holcombe reported on April 18, 2021. The New York Times , NBC News , and other news media stations continue to focus on this urgent, unfolding national crisis. Mass shootings are a collective trauma, regardless of where they occur. A spate of them during a time when we are already psychologically vulnerable after a year of distress is even more devastating. The psychological impact of these random acts of violence simulates the trauma impact of domestic terrorism, though there is no known link between these acts of violence. In fact, the lack of connection between these events can heighten the trauma response for several reasons. This article will explore the psychological impact of these acts of mass violence and will highlight the need for us to address our national trauma crisis in more effective ways. As a psychologist, I have given several interviews in the context of recent mass … [Read more...] about The Psychological Impact of the Surge in Mass Shootings
Home Fashion Bollywood wardrobe Bollywood Wardrobe Dona By Dona Dey | on July 28, 2017 Actress Dia Mirza walked the ramp at India Couture Week 2017 as the celebrity showstopper for designer Anju Modi. She wore a gorgeous bridal ensemble and her look was breathtaking. She looked mesmerizing as she walked across the ramp, wearing the maroon coloured velvet lehenga choli from Anju Modi. She wore a golden dupatta as a part of the lehenga and her traditional set of gorgeous jewellery totally made the bridal look perfect. The designer's craftsmanship over the well cafted lehenga is worth an ample amount of appreciation. The beauty of the dress totally glorified the event and Dia, with all her ravishness stole the show like a diva. More DIA MIRZA News Wild Dog Promotion: Dia Mirza Flaunts A Festive-Perfect Brocade Yoke Kurta Dia Mirza … [Read more...] about Elegance Personified: Dia Mirza On The ICW Ramp