Etymology of Neuroscience Terms
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The term "" or "" refers to over-analyzing (or over-thinking) a situation, so that a decision or action is never taken, in effect paralyzing the outcome. A decision can be treated as over-complicated, with too many detailed options, so that a choice ...
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is an overwhelming urge to write. It is not itself a disorder, but can be associated with changes in and in the context of .
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