Who Uses Their Head and Who Listens to Their Heart?

Choosing between your head or your heart might be easier than you think

According to popular metaphors, the head and the heart respectively embody important features of one’s personality. People think of the head or brain as embodying one’s reason and intellect, while the heart is the seat of one’s emotions as well as caring and compassion. Furthermore, many people identify more strongly with either their head or their heart. So for example, a person might “know how to use their head” or “have a big heart.” A series of studies on this topic…



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Scott McGreal

Blogging about psychology research, especially in personality and individual differences, as well as psychedelic drug research, and whatever else takes my fancy