Monthly Archives: September 2016

The Rosenhan Experiment

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The study concluded “it is clear that we cannot distinguish the sane from the insane in psychiatric hospitals” and also illustrated the dangers of dehumanization and labeling in psychiatric institutions.

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The Lost Island of Thule

By Olaus Magnus - Detail from the Carta Marina, Image:Carta Marina.jpeg, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=949510

“Thule, those regions in which there was no longer any proper land nor sea nor air, but a sort of mixture of all three of the consistency of a jellyfish in which one can neither walk nor sail, holding everything together, so to speak.”

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Microwave Auditory Effect

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The microwave auditory effect, also known as the microwave hearing effect or the Frey effect, consists of audible clicks (or, with speech modulation, spoken words) induced by pulsed/modulated microwave frequencies.

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Man versus Horse Marathon

Man vs Horse Marathon

The Man versus Horse Marathon is an annual race over 22 miles (35 km), where runners compete against riders on horseback.

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Exploding Head Syndrome

Exploding Head Syndrome

Exploding head syndrome (EHS) is a benign condition in which a person hears loud imagined noises (such as a bomb exploding, a gunshot, or a cymbal crash) or experiences an explosive feeling when falling asleep or waking up.

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