Scientific American elaborates on a recent theory about the action of antidepressants. The theory states that antidepressants enhance the processing of positive emotions while dampening the processing of negative emotions. Furthermore the theory states that this action occurs quickly. A cumulative effect results in the changes seen in the medium term. This theory should generate an interesting debate.
Humans express four basic emotions according to this study.
Chris Chambers looks at the changes happening in Psychology research and how this might impact on other branches of the life sciences.
International Psychoanalysis have an interesting piece contrasting the two main proponents of the philsophy of science – Thomas Kuhn and Karl Popper.
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