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Maladaptive daydreaming: when fantasizing becomes compulsive

Maladaptive daydreaming: when fantasizing becomes compulsive Maladaptive daydreaming (MD), also known as excessive daydreaming is a psychopathological condition characterized by “Extensive fantasy activity that substitutes for human interaction and/or interferes with academic, interpersonal, or occupational functioning“.It is a true form of behavioral addiction, a spectrum of conditions only recently included in the list of official …

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The Mattew Effect: implications in social psychology

The Mattew Effect: implications in social psychology The St. Matthew effect, or simply Matthew effect or Mattew principle, indicates a process whereby, in multiple domains, newly available resources are allocated to the majority of those who already own them. As can be easily inferred, its scope of application is theoretically boundless. Just to cite a …

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