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What is it called when you begin to exhibit similar personality traits as someone close to you?

Especially someone you live with, whether that be a partner, roommate, family, etc. I feel like there’s a psychological term for this. Like how we pick up little quirks in passing, or how the ...
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What is the word for knowing you are in someone's thoughts?

"Knowing you are in someone's thoughts" - is there a word for it? The concept comes from Epistemic logic and the psychology of wellbeing depending on knowing someone's else thinking of you.
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What do you call a psychologist who works with the criminally insane?

I was just thinking about Harley Quinn and how she works in Arkham Asylum and it got me wondering, what type of psychologist works with criminals (like gives them therapy) who suffer from a mental ...
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'Watch' as a noun vs imperative. Are they connected for native speakers?

Well, this question originates from a redesign of Apple Watch ad. Original poster has a slogan The Watch is here One guy offered that Watch here would have added more pun. But I am not sure ...
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What is the linguistic perception phenomenon when a person can read a word whose inner letters are rearranged? [duplicate]

What is this linguistic perception phenomenon called? Aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it deosn't mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoetnt tihng is taht ...