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Do you have a self-actualized personality? Maslow revisited

Rediscovering the principles of self-actualisation might be just the tonic that the modern world is crying out for.

'Self is not entirely lost in dementia,' argues new review

The assumption "that without memory, there can be no self" is wrong, say researchers.

Psychology’s five revelations for finding your true calling

There's a difference between having a harmonious passion and an obsessive one.

Researchers have identified an area of the dog brain dedicated to processing human faces

The dogs' ability to recognise and process human faces surpasses even that of monkeys. This newly-identified brain region may be the reason why.

Some perfectly healthy people can’t remember their own lives

Three study participants described their own memories as almost completely lacking a first-person perspective or involving any sense of "re-experiencing."

“My-side bias” makes it difficult for us to see the logic in arguments we disagree with

"Our results show why debates about controversial issues often seem so futile," the researchers said.

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