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Another neurosocience book you probably don’t need

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So don’t buy it. Here.

Why is it easier to ruminate over hurt feelings than it is to bask in the warmth of being appreciated?

Because your brain evolved to learn quickly from bad experiences but slowly from the good ones.

Question: What if we took the words “evolved to” out of the sentence and replaced it with “is able to”?

Wouldn’t that do a lot more for science?

Hat tip: Stephanie West Allen at Brains on Purpose

OT: Crave: The Documentary - video https://vimeo.com/40170826 bornagain77
semi related: Hammeroff's infamous Orch-Or model for quantum consciousness has preliminary confirmation from first direct test for it: Evidence for Quantum Consciousness - video Excerpt: Fascinating new study. The chemical anesthetic 1-azidoanthracine was administered to tadpoles and found to work by disrupting microtubules in the nervous system. A second chemical which repaired the microtubules was found to restore consciousness. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Wxtzpp4Gts bornagain77

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