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Sensory History (excerpt)

Excerpt from: https://thepsychologist.bps.org.uk/volume-23/edition-10/looking-back-explosion-sensory-history ‘Sensory history’, as it is increasingly called, has exploded in recent years, although that rapid burgeoning should not obscure its relatively deep genealogy. Building on early and sometimes tentative insights by a handful of French historians in particular, historians of all persuasions and periods have started to write some remarkable work on … Continue reading

Creativity and the Brain


Anxiety Disorder (PTSD) can pretend to be Addiction or Alcoholism

Originally posted on 800 Recovery Hub Blog:
I am retraining my brain because I consistently think of people suffering from PTSD, as war veterans. It’s true that 20% of soldiers who have been deployed in the past 6 years have PTSD, but it can occur after any traumatic experience. Examples are situations involving natural disasters, serious accidents,…

5 Ways to Improve Focus in Kids With ADHD | Attention-Deficit Tips – Understood

5 Ways to Improve Focus in Kids With ADHD | Attention-Deficit Tips – Understood.

Mass Mediated Collective Myths

Media play a central role in many children’s lives. As such they have an important influence on the values children develop about themselves, their bodies and the world. This is an important relationship to think about as mass media, just like religion, are part of our cultural institutions. As such, they are invisible tools of … Continue reading

Saying goodbye hsp style

My uncle Frank left us yesterday. I felt it as a fleeting though. Soft and gentle, like he was, just a gentle breeze in my soul. I am glad I have learned to listen to the quiet thoughts of my mind. They are my empathy. This one allowed me to say goodbye as he began … Continue reading

Why HSPs Have Trouble With Controlling People

Why HSPs Have Trouble With Controlling People.



A great post on the need for self-knowledge and self-acceptance

There is a western sensory tradition!

While interest in the role of the senses in society is growing in the human sciences, supplanting older paradigms and challenging conventional theories of perception and representation, the idea that there is a close connection between psychological states and physiological processes can be traced back to many traditions. This sensorial perspective existed in ancient Greece … Continue reading