10,000 years ago, at a time when humans recorded historical events by telling mythical stories that got passed from one generation to the next, huge parts of the North American continent were deluged by massive walls of water. They were, as geologist David R. Montgomery writes in this month’s Discover magazine, “Biblical-type floods.” Huge regions…

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First, let us assume… that a series of cataclysms… did occur, that mankind was exposed to these terrible events and that some of them lived to deal with the consequences, particularly the emotional consequences. Second, let us assume that after a time memories of the experience, as well as the intense feelings stirred up by…

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Found : History of PSYOP Psychological operations may be defined broadly as the planned use of communications to influence human attitudes and behavior … to create in target groups behavior, emotions, and attitudes that support the attainment of national objectives. The form of communication can be as simple as spreading information covertly by word of…

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Found : Altered photos play tricks on memory New York, Nov 22 – Doctored photos have a way of affecting your memory, according to a new study that used digitally altered images of public events. The study, initiated by the University of California at Irvine, found that doctored photos of public events can make them…

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A series of experiments on how panicked mice escape an enclosed area shows that they behave in much the way computer models predict that panicked humans would. This verification provides important new information for preventing future human disasters, the study's authors say. Disasters such as the May 2001 stampede at a football stadium in Ghana…

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Found : Predators ‘drove human evolution’ The popular view of our ancient ancestors as hunters who conquered all in their way is wrong, researchers have told a major US science conference. Instead, they argue, early humans were on the menu for predatory beasts. This may have driven humans to evolve increased levels of co-operation, according…

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