Consciousness — the internal dialogue that seems to govern one’s thoughts and actions — is far less powerful than people believe, serving as a passive conduit rather than an active force that exerts control, according to a new theory proposed by an SF State researcher.
June 23, 2015 | Categories: Neuroscience Research, Psychology | Tags: awareness, behavioral science, cognitive processes, decision making, Mental Health Stuff, neurobiology, neurology, peer reviewed, perception, problem solving, science, social science | 11 Comments
Arrests of women increased dramatically in the past two decades, while domestic abuse laws meant to protect female victims have put many behind bars for defending themselves, a new paper argues. These trends suggest evidence, at least in the justice system, of a “war on women” — a term coined during the 2012 election that refers to attempts to limit women’s rights.
June 23, 2015 | Categories: Ethics, Women's Health | Tags: behavior, behavioral science, criminals, law enforcement, peer reviewed, political issues, psychology, public health, science, social science, violence | Leave a comment