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What does it mean: “I feel like”?

The phrase “I feel like” is part of a more general evolution in American culture. We think less in terms of morality – society’s standards of right and wrong – and more in terms individual psychological well-being…..read more

https://thesocietypages.org/socimages/2016/05/10/i-feel-like-and-the-new-individualizing-of-morality/

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Kokeshi – Faces which embody the souls of children

They have been associated with miscarried babies and infanticide. They were guardians of children and keepers of their souls. Today, the word kokeshi is even used as a sexual innuendo.

Kokeshi were originally ………..

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Imitation in the neonatal phase

Imitation has long been assumed to occur from birth, with influential theories  placing an innate imitation module at the foundation of social cognition (potentially underpinned by a mirror neuron System. Yet, the very phenomenon of neonatal imitation has remained controversial. Empirical support is mixed and interpretations are varied, potentially because previous investigations have relied heavily on cross-sectional designs with relatively small samples and with limited controls. Here, we report surprising results from the most comprehensive longitudinal study of neonatal imitation to date.

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http://www.cell.com/current-biology/fulltext/S0960-9822%2816%2930257-3

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Body language and nonverbal communication in China

Just finished the second workshop of the two years training program at the Shanghai Mental Health Center SMHC. Topic was body language, nonverbal communication and body diagnostics for psychotherapists and physicians.

I also had a two days workshop on the same topic at Tongji University and at New Health in Beijing. A lecture at Beijing Normal University.

All in all impressing how big the interest is in these topics and how motivated the participants were. It mirrors some track in the field of psychology and psychotherapy in China which opens up a forth coming future of great competence.

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Body language book in Chinese

Finally it is done. My latest book on body language and nonverbal communication is translated into Chinese and published in Beijing. It took quite a long time to discuss with my translator or better to say my interpretor all relevant aspects. I am so glad that she did a very competent Job.

Please feel invited to have a look and communicate the book if you think ist worth.

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Family time is marriage conference

“You’ve heard it before, but when we spend time with our parents and relatives, the conversation nearly always comes to the same topic.

“Do you have a boyfriend?”
“Are you looking for one?”
“You’re almost 25. you should get married before 25, otherwise you’ll be a lonely old lady.”

Seriously aunties, don’t you get bored of asking?

If you can find the love of your life…..”

http://www.cityweekend.com.cn/shenzhen/article/coming-back-to-china-abroad?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=group-sharing

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Be careful to marry a Chinese woman 🙂

A wonderful video to prevent a desaster in the future. After having watched you can safe yourself and your friends` soul. If you have tried already to get married be prepared for THE moment. 🙂

http://www.thatsmags.com/china/post/13010/watch-so-you-wanna-marry-a-shanghai-girl

 

 

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Interview by the Federal President Gauck (Germany) with the Chinese magazine Caixin on the occasion of his state visit to China from 20 to 24 March 2016.

1. You are paying a four day state visit to China. What is the rationale of your visit to China? What are the highlights of your visit and who are you going to meet with?

First, I have to say that I am coming to your country brimming with curiosity and interest. My visit will take me to Beijing, ………….

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Speech by Federal President Joachim Gauck on the occasion of his visit to the People’s Republic of China, at Tongji University in Shanghai, China

PDF of the speech Gauckrede Englisch

I count it a great honour to speak today at your university which is so steeped in tradition. I would like to offer my thanks to Professor Pei Gang, President of Tongji University. My visit to you is an excellent opportunity to reflect on the development of the Sino-German partnership. And I intend to do that in a moment.

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德国总统约阿希姆·高克 对中华人民共和国进行国事访问2016323日在上海同济大学的讲话

The PDF  of the speech     Gauck Rede chinesisch

 

非常荣幸今天能在传统深厚的同济大学演讲,为此我要感谢贵校校长裴钢教授。拜访贵校为思考中德伙伴关系的发展提供了一个绝佳机会,而这也是下面我要做的。

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