Category Archives: Psychology

Nichols in Science, “Experimental Philosophy and the Problem of Free Will”

“Many central philosophical problems—such as problems concerning free will, morality, and consciousness—have their roots in our ordinary ways of understanding the world. It takes no special training to come to appreciate questions like “How can a material object be conscious?” … Continue reading

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Miller in Science, “Why loneliness is hazardous to your health”

“John Cacioppo, a social psychologist at the University of Chicago in Illinois, studies the biological effects of loneliness. In a steady stream of recent papers, he and collaborators have identified several potentially unhealthy changes in the cardiovascular, immune, and nervous … Continue reading

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