Have you ever been manipulated to do something you didn't want to do, and not even know you were manipulated before it was too late!?Mind control and forced hypnosis is still science fiction, however it's a fact that manipulators gain control over their targets through subtle social cues and persuasion tactics.Nobody is immune to manipulation, but there are ways you can stop manipulation dead in its tracks!Whether you're at your workplace, social setting, family functions, outdoors, and even among friends you need to be able to identify and spot manipulation before its too late!The fact is that everyone uses persuasion to differing degrees. From the police, lawyers, salesmen, politicians, bureaucrats, etc. Simply put the art of persuasion isn't anything new, but has existed since ancient times. Persuasion can be defined as convincing someone to agree to your terms and arrangements.There's nothing fundamentally wrong with persuasion, ordinary everyday people engage in this behavior at different points in their lives. Perhaps you want a pay raise from your boss, thus you need to be able to persuade him to justify your wage increase.The problem arises when people intentionally use persuasion for malicious purposes and to take advantage of the vulnerable by using under handed tactics to prey on unsuspecting victims.In this book you will learn how to identify people with malicious intent, dark psychology, spot persuasion tactics, and the art of seduction. What you'll learn:Negotiation Dark psychology vs normal psychology Understanding human behavior How to identify manipulationThe art of persuasion Abnormal behavior, social cues, and seduction Historic case studies of psychopathsAnd much, much, more!This is your chance to get ahead of your peers and be one step ahead of everyone you come across by brea 1. Language: English. Narrator: Chris Clyne. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/151109/bk_acx0_151109_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Questionable behaviors in humans have existed for as long as humans have existed. Behaviors such as selfishness, ruthlessness, unscrupulous behavior, and evil behavior can be traced in many cultures across the world. Some of the most prominent "dark traits" associated with humans are psychopathy, Machiavellianism, and narcissism. However, many other dark traits have emerged over the years, even though some of them lack theoretical integration.In theory, there are certain and very specific basic principles that characterize all dark traits, which provide a thorough and comprehensive frame that aids in understanding dark personality. Most dark traits tend to have a specific disposition through which dark traits manifest themselves. While dark traits are downright evident in narcissism and psychopathy, it can also be seen in other classes of dark personality such as greed, sadism, egoism, amorality, and spitefulness. In this case, instead of referring to a person as being sadist, egoistic, amoral, and narcissistic psychopath, it is easier to say that the person exhibits a dark personality.Having realized that you are a victim of dark psychology, what should you do about it? Cry and whine? Dealing with this kind of manipulation has got an array of approaches. It also depends on what kind of manipulation you are experiencing. Once you realize that you are experiencing dark psychology, one should seek treatment from a qualified therapist. This will help one experiencing this realize that the condition is not normal and help them clear the air on that assumption. Apart from that, one should keep boundaries which can be of great importance in mitigating the adverse effects of manipulation. Those directly facing dark psychology and find themselves always violent should always distant themselves from things that make them high tempered. This will be of great help in dealing with this abnormal situation. Manipulators always like keeping boundaries, a 1. Language: English. Narrator: John Stone. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/179925/bk_acx0_179925_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Grow taller...not just look taller! Are you sick of being called “shortie”? Do you want to be a model? Do you want to qualify for a recreation or sports team? Do you want to get on that ride that requires a certain minimum height? Do you get annoyed when you can’t see in front of a crowd? Do you get tired of asking for help reaching the top shelves? Etc.Or simply, you just want to be taller than you are currently? Let’s get straight to the obvious. Being taller is better than being shorter. Besides the physical height advantage and attractiveness, you’ll gain more confidence and self-esteem and command more presence, power, and respect. There is no denying that people will naturally be drawn and take you more seriously by having such stronger appearance.Now do you wish you could be taller? Well you can, even if you’re already an adult and have supposedly stopped growing. How is that possible? First, let’s be realistic here. When we say “you can be taller”, we don’t mean you’re going to grow another foot. Oh no! We’re talking about maximizing you to your full potential height that may or may not have been hindered due to abnormal spine growth or years of bad postures. Here's what Get Taller Now! shall bestow upon you...Better height through the series of hatha yoga poses and breathing methodsBetter strength thought the viscoelastic training of the funambulist walk Better flexibility through all of the stretching exercises and movements Better posture through spinal manipulation and alternative application and more, with increasing your height as only the icing on the cake Interestingly, what you’ll soon realize is that improving your height will have an interconnected bodily effect that will also improve your overall health. Discover all you need to know to not only get taller but obtain a healthier life. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF 1. Language: English. Narrator: Instafo. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/148586/bk_acx0_148586_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Bachelor Thesis from the year 2008 in the subject Psychology - Clinic and Health Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, grade: 1,3, University of Derby (Institut für Psychologie), language: English, abstract: This study tested the hypothesis that people scoring highly on hypocondriasis (measured by the Illness Attitude Scale; Kellner, 1986), perceive it most intensely (measured by the Revised Illness Perception Questionnaire; Moss-Morris et al., 2002) when they receive a self-focused attention manipulation. One hundred and seventy students either received a treatment increasing their self-focused attention, or a neutral treatment. After that, they were exposed to a health-message about influenza. It was found that the hypothesis was not supported. Unexpectedly, self-focused people scoring high on hypocondriasis perceived the hypothetical influenza illness less intensively on some dimensions, whilst low scorers perceived symptoms more intensively under high self-focus. It is suggested that self-focused attention might activate a defence mechanism in people scoring high on hypocondriasis, where symptoms are perceived less intensely. In conclusion, this research should be replicated in order to verify the unexpected findings.
The Prenatal Mouse Brain Atlas is the only comprehensive book available for studies of mouse brain development from early embryonic to late fetal stages. Color images of whole, hematoxylin, and eosin stained sagittal, coronal, and horizontal sections are provided at four different ages. In addition, high magnification images are included that highlight areas of developmental interest. The atlas is designed to support research of normal and abnormal brain development in developmental neuroscience, gene manipulation, molecular biology, and neurotoxicology. Key Features: Color images of hematoxylin and eosin stained sections 26 High magnification images, highlighting areas of developmental interest 254 images and matching diagrams with outlined and annotated structures: Gestational Day (GD) 12 heads: 16 GD 12 sagittal 22 GD 12 coronal 18 GD 12 horizontal GD 14 heads: 20 GD 14 sagittal 33 GD 14 coronal 24 GD 14 horizontal GD 16 brains: 16 GD 16 sagittal 30 GD 16 coronal 17 GD 16 horizontal GD 18 brains: 17 GD 18 sagittal 26 GD 18 coronal 15 GD 18 horizontal Delineation of peripheral nerves, eyes, inner ear, ganglia and other structures in the heads of GD 12 and 14 embryos DVD with complete sets of images, labeled diagrams, and diagrams superimposed on images About the author: Dr. Uta Schambra is Associate Professor in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology at Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee, USA.
Three-dimensional (3D) transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) is a powerful visual tool which the novice or experienced echocardiographer, cardiologist, or cardiac surgeon can use to achieve a better understanding and assessment of normal and pathological cardiac function and anatomy. A complement to traditional 2D imaging, 3D TEE enables visualization of any cardiac structure from multiple perspectives. For the echocardiographer, it demands a different set of skills for image acquisition and manipulation. Real-Time Three-Dimensional Transesophageal Echocardiography is a practical illustrated step-by-step guide to the latest in 3D technology and image acquisition. Each chapter systematically focuses on different cardiac structures with practical tips to image acquisition. Features Up-to-date Synoptic presentation of essential 'how-to' and relevant clinical information More than 300 color figures Practical fundamentals, including altered knobology, and how to acquire and manipulate image datasets Systematic identification of special diagnostic issues Normal and abnormal cardiac pathology Supplemented by the Virtual TEE Perioperative Interactive Education (PIE) website which provides free access to online resources for teaching and learning TEE:
In the ¬eld of abnormal psychology, too often data are collected and presented in terms of, or in relation to, some overall 'theory of behavior,' which they are then used to support or disprove. Although such ¬ndings are important in their own right, these data are nevertheless mainly used to support or to undermine the theory, which remains the real focus of interest throughout. An attempt has been made here to reduce this kind of bias. The aim of this book is to consider applications of the scienti¬c principles of psychology to the ¬eld of abnormality, exempli¬ed by selected studies involving the measurement and the manipulation of disordered behavior.
1 The Normal Back.- Section I The Vertebral Column.- 1 The locomotion of fish.- 2 The escape from the seas.- 3 The biomechanics of quadrupeds.- 4 From four legs to two.- 5 The uniqueness of man.- 6 The anatomy of posture.- Section II The Motion Segments.- 7 Building blocks.- 8 Spinal mobility.- 9 The role of the discs.- 10 Stability and strength.- 11 The biomechanics of backache.- 2 The Abnormal Back.- 12 Spinal stenosis.- 13 Prolapsed intervertebral disc.- 14 Osteoarthritis of the facet joints.- 15 Facet joint malfunction.- 16 Lesions of ligaments.- 17 Spondylolysis and spondylolisthesis.- 18 The sacroiliac joint.- 19 Muscle spasm.- 20 Muscle fatigue.- 3 Conservative Treatment of the Abnormal Back.- 21 Bed rest, psychoactive drugs and epidural injections.- 22 Analgesics, acupuncture and TENS.- 23 Posture correction and exercise.- 24 Spinal manipulation.- References and further reading.
'Polycystic Ovary Syndrome' discusses the use of animal models in the study of PCOS; the occurrence of ovarian and adrenal abnormalities, cardiovascular risks, abnormal insulin secretion, and endothelial dysfunction in PCOS; modern therapeutic modalities, such as manipulation of diet and lifestyle, metabolic phenotyping, and treatment of hyperandrogenism; and; the effect of PCOS on long-term health. Exploring the direct and indirect effects of PCOS in each stage of life, from puberty and adolescence to adulthood, 'Polycystic Ovary Syndrome' is an in-depth and illuminating source for obstetricians and gynecologists; medical, reproductive, and pediatric endocrinologists; practitioners in family, internal, and pediatric medicine; epidemiologists; developmental biologists and toxicologists; and scientists and medical students in these disciplines.