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On Race and the Internet While the Internet has long been seen as the last bastion of free speech where anyone could post comments without fear, the dark side of this freedom is also apparent
Staying Safe In A Fast-Changing World Everyday accidents are on the rise and here's how to avoid them.
Brain's role in Tourette tics simulated in new computational model A new computer-based brain simulation shows that motor tics in Tourette syndrome may arise from interactions between multiple areas of the brain, rather than a single malfunctioning area.
Tips For Parenting Your Child With ADHD Introduction Are you stressed out?  Does your child have ADHD?  Are you wondering how do you handle this situation?  This article will provide tips on this specific topic. Don’t Turn … ...
Getting a leg up: Hand task training transfers motor knowledge to feet The human brain's cerebellum controls the body's ability to tightly and accurately coordinate and time movements as fine as picking up a pin and as muscular as running a foot race. Now, researchers have added to evidence that this structure also helps transfer so-called motor learning from one part of the body to another.
It's true: The sound of nature helps us relax Playing 'natural sounds' affects the bodily systems that control the flight-or-fright and rest-digest autonomic nervous systems, with associated effects in the resting activity of the brain, new research shows.
The Linguistic Trick That Helps You Cope With Strong Emotions It is a way of expressing universal, shared experience and creating some emotional distance. • Click here for your free sample of Dr Jeremy Dean's latest ebook The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic • Dr Dean is also the author of Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything.
ADHD Vs. Conduct Disorder Introduction You have obviously heard of the disorder ADHD, since this whole blog is about ADHD.  However, have you ever heard of the disorder Conduct Disorder?  Both of these disorders … ...
The Benefits Of Journaling For Bipolar Disorder Introduction In my previous article, I described what you write down in a mood disorder journal.  In this article, I will describe the benefits of a mood disorder journal.  They … ...
Brain's 'GPS' does a lot more than just navigate The part of the brain that creates mental maps of one's environment plays a much broader role in memory and learning than was previously thought, according to new research.
What Do You Write Down In Your Mood Diary? Introduction Are you suffering from Bipolar Disorder?  Have you considered keeping track of the changes in your daily routine in a diary or journal?  Consider giving this option a try.  … ...
How to Move Through Anxiety with Greater Ease: A... Experiencing anxiety is unpleasant. Unless perhaps you are on line for an amusement park ride, most of us find anxiety challenging to face. Recently I had the opportunity to face some anxiety head on, right before and during some planned surgery that a close family … ...
Lived Expertise and Suicide Prevention A lesson of the lived experience movement is that it takes those who've experienced suicide risk to break down stigma and change perceptions and policies related to mental health.
An Empowered Walk Through Addiction The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are. This quote by Joseph Campbell is one I often use with patients. I present the quote, sit silent for a while and allow them to contemplate the words. The quote opens inner doors most of my … ...
The Power of Giving Yourself Permission I have discovered I’m not very good at giving myself permission. What I am good at is giving myself orders, instructions, and (of course) the usual timely doses of so-called … ...
Rebuilding Trust After an Affair Perhaps you’ve discovered your partner’s affair, or your partner has confessed. It could be primarily emotional or sexual or it could be a combination; it could be multiple partners and … ...
Today I Love Pondering The Past Today I love pondering the past and stopping along that trail of memories at the places that give me pleasure. If you know how much I love that sort of … ...
Aphasia may not solely be a language disorder, study shows Aphasia, a language disorder commonly diagnosed in stroke patients, may not be solely a language issue as traditionally believed, according to a new study.
Blind tadpoles learn visually with eyes grafted onto tail, neurotransmitter drug treatment Blind tadpoles were able to process visual information from eyes grafted onto their tails after being treated with a small molecule neurotransmitter drug that augmented innervation, integration, and function of the transplanted organs. The work, which used a pharmacological reagent already approved for use in humans, provides a potential road map for promoting innervation -- the supply of nerves to a body part -- in regenerative medicine.
Shaming Methods in Popular Psychology Shaming methods can injure and are rarely sustainable.