Tag: Behaviour

Life’s a video game?

Life’s a video game?

If you’re a keen gamer maybe it’s difficult to put the controller down and turn off the Xbox or Playstation, and detach yourself from the virtual world you were experiencing. It’s possible you’ll continue thinking about the game well into the rest of the day or night, planning and strategising. This is pretty normal behaviour […]

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Want to domesticate your own wild animal? Evolutionary psychology shows you how…

Want to domesticate your own wild animal? Evolutionary psychology shows you how…

Do you want to give your neighbours something to gossip about? Or impress visitors to your home? Well, instead of receiving warm compliments about your cooking or new sofa, why not really astounded them with your new wild animal? Instead of them being greeted by the dog when they pop round for a chat, shock […]

Why going cold turkey isn’t such a great idea

Why going cold turkey isn’t such a great idea

Whether a hard drug user, addict, a self-medicator or a taker of prescription drugs, quitting drug use completely and going cold turkey can actually cause a decline in mental health – even if you are successful in breaking the addiction. Going cold turkey – abruptly stopping a habit rather than gradually being weaned off it […]