Category Archives: Psychology

“Words, words! They’re all we have to go on!”

In the post below I fell into the same trap many psychologists and writers do when talking about behaviour. I describe people as being introverted and extroverted.  In reality, there is no such thing as an introvert or an extrovert. … Continue reading

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The Neuroscience of Introversion.

I recently read “The Introvert Advantage” by Marti Olsen Laney. The best chapter of the book by far was entitled “The Emerging Brainscape” which discusses the known physiological differences between introverts and extroverts. Though the book as a whole was … Continue reading

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Metaphor: The Psychoanalytic Equivalent to McDowell’s Philosophy of Perception? Part One- Spaces.

This idea has been building within me for months. Here I will sketch it crudely, quickly, but hopefully not too inaccurately. I believe that McDowell’s model of perception can help us understand how the unconscious mind interacts with the conscious … Continue reading

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