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Particular 2 Test

Here’s a neat video of what’s possible with the Particular 2 plug-in for After Effects. Very imaginative street test! Link via BoingBoing

The Evolutionary Origins of Depression

Psychologists Paul W. Andrews and J. Anderson Thompson, Jr. argue that depression may be an evolutionary advantage developed early in human history. What could be good about depression? Depressed people often think intensely about their problems. These thoughts are called ruminations; they are persistent and depressed people have difficulty thinking about anything else. Numerous studies have [...]