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Is Shame Hallucinogenic?

I published a new paper this month about whether shame has the potential to be hallucinogenic. The paper is Open Access and hence free to read, so if you’re interested, here’s the link: http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fpsyg.2017.01310/full Any feedback is very welcome. SMJ

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Bereavement hallucinations

I just published a piece on The Conversation website on bereavement hallucinations. You can read it here: https://theconversation.com/sensing-the-dead-is-perfectly-normal-and-often-helpful-81048 SMJ

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Two simple questions that have changed the way people hear inner voices

I recently wrote a blog for The Conversation website, entitled “Two simple questions that have changed the way people hear inner voices“. This discusses how the Maastricht Interview may be able to help some people better understand the voices they hear. SMJ

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My blog on the Huffington Post

A blog I wrote on voice-hearing for the Huffington Post is one of their ‘Featured Blog Posts‘ in their Science section this morning, which is nice. http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/simon-mccarthyjones/a-contested-experience-th_b_16130450.html?utm_hp_ref=science

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How to get YouTube videos to start and stop at a specific time

I was trying to insert a Youtube video into one of my blogs recently. I didn’t want the whole video to play when someone clicked on it, but just a small portion that was relevant to the point I wanted to make. … Continue reading

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A light that never goes out? Washington v. Trump

After having examined a ruling from the Pakistan Supreme Court a few weeks ago, this week I chanced to read the ruling from the State of Washington v. Trump case. In this, the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals denied the attempt to … Continue reading

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Wise words from the West Wing

I was re-watching the second season of the TV series The West Wing today. One of the episodes (#10, Noël) included a scene which, although speaking to a range of experiences, seemed particularly applicable to voice-hearing. One of the characters, … Continue reading

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