Chimpanzees Treat Each Other’s Wounds with Insects, Study Finds

Source: USA Today – World NewsIt has been long known chimpanzees are an evolving and smart species, but have they learned how to use their own … Chimpanzees Treat Each Other’s Wounds with Insects, Study Finds

The Origins of Subjective Anomalous Experience

Text and Figures 2.1 -2.4 © David F Marks, 2022 Reproduced from Chapter 2 of Psychology and the Paranormal by David F Marks (2020), Sage, London. In any developed science, there is, of necessity, a wide gap between the diverse facts of observation and those few types of observed fact which form the basis ofContinue reading “The Origins of Subjective Anomalous Experience”

Mental Imagery, Creativity and Planetary Survival

This post discusses one of the foundations of human creativity – mental imagery – and its role in human and planetary survival. The post is based on a Keynote Presentation I gave to the Japanese Imagery Association, University of Sapporo, Japan, in August, 2010. Mental imagery – seeing in the “mind’s eye” – can beContinue reading “Mental Imagery, Creativity and Planetary Survival”

Fear is a basic emotion that is activated in response to perceived threat

COVID-19 Milestone Series This post republishes: “The four horsemen of fear: An integrated model of understanding fearexperiences during the COVID-19 pandemic” by Adriano Schimmenti, Joël Billieux and Vladan Starcevic Citation: Schimmenti, A., Billieux,J., Starcevic, V. (2020). The four horsemen of fear: An integrated model of understanding fear experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic. Clinical Neuropsychiatry, 17Continue reading “Fear is a basic emotion that is activated in response to perceived threat”

The Fear Motive – Missing from the Model

Capability, opportunity, and motivation to enact hygienic practices in the early stages of theCOVID-19 outbreak in the United Kingdom COVID-19 Milestone Series Extract from the originally published article in the British Journal of Health Psychology (2020), 25, 856–864. Authors: Jilly Gibson Miller et al. Open Access. This is an open access article under the termsContinue reading “The Fear Motive – Missing from the Model”