Consciousness has less control than believed, according to new theory
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
Justice system chips away at women’s rights
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