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Psychology

Attorney General Eric Holder says the Arizona state law on immigration may increase racial profiling - CNN (video)

- The potential for racial profiling is certainly increased by the passage of such laws.
- That then leads to a wedge between the communities that law enforcement is trying to reach out to.
- If the community feels that it is being profiled or singled out by law enforcement people are less likely to share information or report crimes.

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The book "The Male Brain," sheds light on how men think - Reuters (article link)

- "The Male Brain," psychiatrist Louann Brizendine, known for her bestseller "The Female Brain."
- "The way Mother Nature made us, the man's job on the planet is to look for, search for and seek out fertile females to mate with,"

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Thai Yan Tattoos featuring Ajarn Noo and Angelina Jolie - CNN (video)

- In Bangkok people believe the chanting of the monks releases the power of the Yan Tattoos.
- Ajarn Noo is probably the most famous tattoo mystic in Thailand and Angelina Jolie got one from him in 2004.

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intenSati; new fitness philosophy targets mind and body - NBC (video)

- The intenSati method
- First principle is that your thoughts are what moves you and guides you. Think of your thoughts as a command and when you think of your thoughts as a command you bring it about or into being, you become them, you move towards them, you change on a spiritual and mental level, linked to self talk.

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Menu 'Engineers' entice eaters to spend more and increase sales - NBC (video)

Menu 'Engineers' are devoted to the deliberate and strategic planning of restaurant menus and use hidden strategies that subconsciously encourage you to order more food.

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Classical conditioning and fear conditioning - YouTube (video)

A scientist talks about classical conditioning and fear conditioning.

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Behavior psychology and classical conditioning - YouTube (video)

A scientist talks about behavioral psychology and classical conditioning.

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Mastering Your Own Mind

Distracted? Angry? Envious? There's growing evidence that attention, emotion —even love—are skills that can be trained through the practice of meditation. Perhaps it's time for you to become a high-performance user of your own brain.

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The Goals That Guide Us

Setting objectives can guide us to well-being and success. Having a road map for the future is a key element to success.

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How To Fight—and How Not To

Learning to argue productively will keep you from damaging your relationships with loved ones

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Keeping Interrogation Clean

Should therapists be involved in prisoner interrogations? Two experts go head to head.

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How to Calm Down

Anger strikes too quickly for cognitive control, boiling over before the rational brain can stop it. Steven Stosny aims to get to the root of anger, using a step-by-step process he calls HEALS.

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Don't Lose Your Cool

Don't blow your top. Remain calm and think your way through a problem.

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Build Your Confidence

Wallflowers take heart. It only takes a few simple steps to achieve confidence and it is never too late to be a social success.

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Fighting Stage Fright

Even the successful suffer shaky hands and sweaty palms. Here's how to prevent "choking" when the curtain goes up.

The idea of getting up and speaking in front of a bunch of people can put even the most confident person into a cold sweat. The truth is: Performance anxiety is very real.

There are ways to counter your feelings of anxiety.

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