Archive for the ‘Psychology’ Category

How You Really Make Decisions – BBC Science Documentaries

Saturday, December 5th, 2015

Sir your munkey!

Research Links

Political Ponerology – Science on The Nature of Evil adjusted for Politica

Saturday, November 7th, 2015

The political ponerology is an interdisciplinary study of social issues primarily associated with Polish psychiatrist Andrzej Ɓobaczewski.[1] As a discipline it makes use of data from psychology, sociology, philosophy, and history to account for such phenomena as aggressive warethnic cleansinggenocide, and despotism.

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Jean Shepherd’s “I Libertine” Literary Hoax

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014


Video: Paul Ekman: Outsmart Evolution and Master Your Emotions

Wednesday, January 1st, 2014

I have used the technique detailed in this video where you put on your face what you want to feel.  For me it was sun shiney happiness that I wanted to feel.

Video: Allan Pease: Communications differences between women and men

Monday, December 16th, 2013

Is funny as well as instructional.

Video: Allan Pease: The art of giving a compliment and using it to appear taller, younger, slimmer

Monday, December 16th, 2013

Compliments are used to open a person up.  The structure of the compliment is: Person's Name + Compliment + why you like the attribute complimented + open ended question.

Video: Evolution, Emotion, and Reason: Emotions – Series on the evolutionary origins of emotion

Sunday, January 8th, 2012

See Academic Earth  for more.  There are various lectures from MIT, Harvard.

The rest of the series



This class is an introduction to the evolutionary analysis of human emotions, how they work, why they exist, and what they communicate. In particular, this lecture discusses three interesting case studies, that of happiness (e.g., smiling), fear and the emotions we feel towards our relatives. Finally, this lecture ends with a brief discussion of babies' emotional responses to their caregivers.



Video: Your Brain at Work

Monday, January 2nd, 2012

This video is highly recommended if you want to optimize your intellectual output. 



Arbitrage Fever

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010

You buy lot low
You retail units 2X
You get arbitrage fever
Its hard to control

Video: Magic Weed – History Of Marijuana

Friday, September 18th, 2009