Robert Langs

10 Traits That May Indicate a Personality Disorder

Throughout their lifetime, everyone is likely to encounter several people within their family, relationships, friendships, and work environments who have a Personality Disorder (PD). As a general rule, people with… Source: 10 Traits That May Indicate a Personality Disorder

The psyche is not inside us but between us.

Winnicott believed that separate minds give way to experiential units – that subjects with minds emerge out of the domain of interpersonal relations: the ‘social matrix of psyche’… Thus, far from being separate, closed-off entities that somehow manage to figure out each other externally, we are, according to Winnicott, radically open beings in immediate contact with each other. — Read on

People aged 95 and older show stronger brain connectivity

Jiyang et al. have used resting-state functional MRI to compare 57 individuals aged 95-103 years old with 66 cognitively unimpaired younger participants aged 76-79. The centenarians showed more synchronized activation of left and right fronto-parietal control networks. Source: People aged 95 and older show stronger brain connectivity

Something for Everyone: What Type of Journaling is Right for You?

I’ve always known that I don’t have complete control over my life, although, admittedly, that knowledge exists on some level deep inside of me that I scurry past and pretend not to notice. Most days, I’m content to carry on in my feigned ignorance, convincing myself that I single-handedly make the decisions that shape my future and give meaning to my life.…

An evolutionary perspective on human health and disease | Lara Durgavich

Visit to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. How does your genetic inheritance, culture and history influence your health? Biological anthropologist Lara Durgavich discusses the field of evolutionary medicine as a gateway to understanding the quirks of human biology — including why a genetic mutation can sometimes have beneficial effects — and emphasizes…