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    Insight Solutions Are Correct More Often Than Analytic Solutions

    The role of dopamine and serotonin in, respectively, creative and analytical thought processes is well established. So, the title of the study can probably be changed to "Dopaminergic dominance yields more correct solutions compared to serotonin dominance". While too much analysis is definitely...
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    LSD Forces People To Think About The Present/future And Not The Past

    I have written before about the well-known tendency of people with depression, PTSD, and other traumatic disorders to ruminate and focus intensively on analyzing past events. This is one of the reason people with such conditions tend to abuse alcohol. In addition to temporarily lowering stress...
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