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Brain Images In ADHD Introduction. Have you ever wondered what goes on in the brain of an individual with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder?  Continue reading this article to find out.  According to www.sciencedaily.com, “Attention-deficit … ...
Scientists uncover how Zika virus causes microcephaly A multidisciplinary team has uncovered the mechanisms that the Zika virus uses to alter brain development, outlines a new report.
How humans bond: The brain chemistry revealed In a new study, researchers found for the first time that the neurotransmitter dopamine is involved in human bonding, bringing the brain's reward system into our understanding of how we form human attachments. The results, based on a study with 19 mother-infant pairs, have important implications for therapies addressing postpartum depression as well as disorders of the dopamine system such as Parkinson's disease, addiction, and social dysfunction.
Controlling Your Partner Is Illegal, But Not in the U.S. Domestic violence victims in the U.S. have less protection than in some other countries. Laws in England now make controlling a partner illegal.
Attention Is A Compass Many people pay attention to what they are supposed to. They find it easy enough to do, apparently. I am not one of them. You may not be either, which … ...
Breakthrough or Breakup Crisis as Catalyst for Change Linda: A breakdown is a sudden loss of health or ability to function efficiently. A breakdown is a usually unexpected interruption in a relationship that … ...
The Reality and Results of Anxiety and Fear Fear and anxiety. I’m uncertain if I can feel or tell the difference: my heart pounds, my hands sweat, my underarms release a strong unpleasant smell. I wring my hands. … ...
Are You Hearing Your Soul’s Song? Was positive psychology actually discovered in 1807? In that year, a powerful teaching called Azamra was revealed. Azamra is a foundational lesson taught by Rebbe Nachman of Breslov, often called the … ...
Healing Codependent Shame Shame is a feeling that you’re wrong, bad, unimportant, or unworthy. Shame defines you as “less than” or “damaged”. The terms guilt and shame are often used inter-changeably, but guilt … ...
Why People With ADHD Underestimate Their Symptoms If you have ADHD, you might be the last to know. And when you finally get diagnosed, you might be surprised to find that no one else is surprised. It’s … ...
Why We Put Off Life’s Most Important Things No question about it. Life is messy, complicated, complex and full of surprises. There’s always a lot to do and the feeling that there isn’t enough time to deal with what needs to be done. In fact, however, we are our own worst enemy when … ...
I Know I’m Supposed to Hate My Body I know I’m supposed to hate my body. Cynthia Why are you supposed to hate your body? Kerry Because I’m fat. Cynthia This dialogue comes from a little book called … ...
How dads bond with toddlers: Brain scans link oxytocin to paternal nurturing Fathers given boosts of the hormone oxytocin show increased activity in brain regions associated with reward and empathy when viewing photos of their toddlers, a new study finds.
Reasons for our left or right-handedness It is not the brain that determines if people are right or left-handed, but the spinal cord, new research indicates. The biopsychologists have demonstrated that gene activity in the spinal cord is asymmetrical already in the womb.
Big improvement to brain-computer interface Researchers have developed an improved type of electrode that is more durable, lasts longer in the body and transmits a clearer, more robust signal than electrodes made from current state-of-the-art materials. This could allow for improved restoration of mobility after spinal cord accidents, as well as improved powered prosthetic limbs.
Is the human brain hardwired to appreciate poetry? In 1932 T.S. Eliot famously argued, 'Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood.' But can we really appreciate the musical sound of poetry independent of its literary meaning? Apparently yes. A recent study has shown that the brain displays a positive electrophysiological response when presented with sentences that conform to certain poetic construction rules. It is the first demonstration of unconscious processing of poetic constructs by the brain.
Today I Love All The Sun Today I love all the sun that is shining out there and making this world sparkle. It is no replacement for a friend taken from us too soon, but there … ...
The Verdict on Freud’s Theory of Dreams Since the early 70s Freud’s theories have generally been dismissed. One theory in particular that has been disregarded is his theory that dreams represent unconscious wishes. For example, noted “bad-boy” … ...
Study Finds Antidepressants Increase Risk of Birth Defects in... One of the toughest decisions in clinical psychopharmacology is whether or not to prescribe medication to a patient who is pregnant.  Data is available that supports the connection between antidepressants and birth defects. However, the data is limited in amount and scope and the literature … ...
Best of Our Blogs: February 17, 2017 We’re so busy these days. There are five minute workouts and quick and dirty cleaning tips. We try to fit in all in under the clock so we can live balanced, whole lives. But we can’t treat happiness and joy the way we attempt everything else. … ...