The Atlantic: It’s hard to know how to feel about Obamacare right now. One one hand, there’s outrage at stories that like that of San Francisco resident Lee Hammack and his wife, JoEllen Brothers, two middle-income people who had their affordable, comprehensive Kaiser plan cancelled and can only obtain a More
War experiences have a long-term effect on human psychology, shifting people’s motivations toward greater equality for members of their own group, according to research forthcoming in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. According to study co-author Joseph Henrich of the University of British Columbia, “these effects More
The New York Times: “Americans are obsessed with the supernatural,” Jeffrey J. Kripal, a scholar of religion, told me here at Esalen, an institute dedicated to the idea that “we are all capable of the extraordinary.” Surveys support this. In 2011, an Associated Press poll found that 8 in 10 More
The Atlantic: Trypophobia is the fear of clustered holes like those shown in the lotus seed pod above. The lotus seed is the classic example of the sort of holes that frighten trypophobics, but sponges, soap bubbles and even aerated chocolate can be triggers. “The stimuli are usually clusters of holes More
The New Zealand Herald: Does the sight of bubbles, crumpets and aerated chocolate freak you out? New research hints at the cause of this unusual phobia that makes people panic at the sight of a cluster of holes. Trypophobia is “the most common phobia you have never heard of,” said More
LiveScience: A strange phobia makes people feel panicked or ill at the sight of holes, and new research hints at the cause. In people who suffer from trypophobia, the sight of soap bubbles, aerated chocolate, or other objects with clusters of holes can cause migraines, panic attacks, hot sweats and More
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