When you see a picture of our your face, hear your name or see it written down, the brain receives an important signal. Knowing how such stimuli are processed may help better understand the phenomena bordering on consciousness and unconsciousness, Polish researchers show.
Can culture affect sexual orientation? No single factor controls any human behaviour, including the behaviour associated with sexual orientation. These behaviours are the result of many influences: biological, genetic, hormonal and socio-cultural ones, says psychologist and biologist Dr. Wojciech Dragan.
For years, homosexual orientation had been treated as a disorder in medical classifications, and attempts were being made to treat homosexuals with harmful (as we know today) conversion therapies. But science had to abandon erroneous assumptions many times in history, says psychologist and biologist Wojciech Dragan.
Can one number, for example the Hirsch index, describe the impact of a scientist on the development of science? According to a team of Polish researchers the answer is no, arguing that to accurately reflect the citation rate of scientific papers, it is better to use three variables.