Blow Your Mind: Defeat Your Doppelgängers

I’ve devoted several recent posts to the doppelgangers in your life and how best to defeat them. You know what I’m talking about: the unexplainable twin you keep running into on the train or that stranger who looks just like

Defeat Your Doppelgängers: Third Man Syndrome

At first this condition might seem more the domain of helpful aliens and guardian angels than doppelgängers, but third man syndrome falls smack in the middle of our rogue’s gallery of mysterious doubles. You’ve probably heard these stories before. A

Defeat Your Doppelgängers: Mirrored Self-misidentification

We’ve looked at a few different delusional misidentification syndromes so far and sent the doppelgangers packing. But what if the mysterious stranger in your life happens to be that weirdo in the mirror? You’ve probably seen this played out for

Defeat Your Doppelgängers: Clonal Pluralization of Self

We all want to fit in, but at the same time we want to stand apart from the crowd. We’re thrilled when we’re the first to discover a new musical artist, but then we’re disappointed when our friends don’t jump

Defeat Your Doppelgängers: Syndrome of Subjective Doubles

Do you frequently glimpse a stranger on the train who looks just like you? Convinced a nefarious organization deployed agents to impersonate you? The truth is you’re probably suffering from the syndrome of subjective doubles. First identified by George N.

Defeat Your Doppelgängers: Capgras Syndrome

It’s a new year and a new decade, so instead of focusing on those same old boring resolutions, let’s tackle the big one. It’s time to do something about that mysterious double in your life. Perhaps it’s your own doppelgänger

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