Tag Archives: human behavior

sorry to be graphic but…

6 Apr

my virtual identity is menstruating…? 2 months in a row now i’ve had double the periods. not cool. coincidence that this started about the same time as the “PAUSE” photo booth meditations hmmm…curiouser and curiouser
“There are cases of women who have two or three menstrual periods each month because each of their subpersonalities has its own cycle.” multiple personality disorder

Wired Article on Smartphones and Human Behavior

17 Oct

Last two paragraphs of the article hit on our need to be constantly connected as social beings:

But why do people feel they have to text while driving? Social networking sites coupled with a constant internet connection everywhere you go support the need for individuals to belong, and some research has shown that exclusion from social networks and text messaging can reduce the feeling of belonging. In short, we grow attached to the lifestyle of being always on, and we want to stay plugged in — even when it’s a bad idea.

“We’re social organisms. There’s so many mechanisms built into brain that are designed for socialization,” he said. “The telecommunications industry has hit on something we’re built to do.”

Article Link: Help! My Smartphone Is Making Me Dumb –or Maybe Not