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Retirement Planning: Pay Yourself First I wish I had listened. I started my private practice when I was 30. I was young. I was idealistic. I was healthy. I was optimistic that my practice would be financially successful. And I was very, very busy with a new baby and a … ...
Waiting for an Autism Diagnosis Tommy was having trouble growing up. He wasn’t talking at age 2. We waited it out for a bit, but, at 3, when he was still barely communicating, we sought out professional speech therapy. We found a great therapist at our local children’s hospital. With … ...
The Best Way To Remember Personal Experiences Later On Our sense of self is tightly bound up with how and what we remember. ** Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything (ebook) **
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Powerful Biases Shape How Presidential Debates Are Viewed Voters are most favorable toward those candidates who are the most optimistic and highest in positive emotion.
The language of senses Sight, touch and hearing are our windows to the world: these sensory channels send a constant flow of information to the brain, which acts to sort out and integrate these signals, allowing us to perceive the world and interact with our environment. But how do these sensory pathways emerge during development?
Scientists track down possible new treatment for epilepsy Increasing the concentration of specific fats in the brain could suppress epileptic seizures, ground-breaking new research shows. On the basis of this discovery, scientists were able to completely suppress epileptic seizures in fruit flies.
Eye Contact: Yes! Or No! Design can keep us all comfortable, no matter how much eye contact we desire.
Enzyme hyaluronidase shows promise as treatment for muscle stiffness caused by brain injury A naturally occurring enzyme called hyaluronidase may be an effective alternative treatment for spasticity, or muscle stiffness, a disabling condition in people who have had a stroke or other brain injury, researchers report.
Scoring the Presidential Debates: How Do We Decide Who Wins? What’s the point of debating, do the presidential debates influence voting, and how do we decide who wins?
ADHD Goes on a Roadtrip Last weekend our family packed the humble minivan and took off in search of fun. In a few hours we had crossed the green hump-backed bridge connecting Maine and New Hampshire. The … ...
Watching Yourself Makes You Think Everyone Else Is Watching... Ever feel like everyone’s looking at you? More often than not, no one is paying as much attention to you as you’re paying to yourself. But we’re not always good at differentiating between when we’re judging ourselves and when other people are judging us. In fact, according to a new...
Moving on from Dysfunctional Relationships Not so long ago, I joined a Facebook group for abuse survivors, in hopes of finding support and encouragement. While I was encouraged and supported in the best way an anonymous person on the Internet could be, I felt there was too much reliance on … ...
Stereotactic radiosurgery decreases rate of post-operative local recurrence for brain metastases Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) for cancer patients who receive the treatment for brain metastases decreases the likelihood of local recurrence but shows no positive difference in terms of overall survival (OS) or distant brain metastases (DBMs) rates, when compared to observation alone following surgical resection of brain metastases, according to research.
What happens when the brain is artificially stimulated? Stimulating the brain via electricity or other means may help ease symptoms of various neurological and psychiatric disorders, with the method already used to treat conditions from epilepsy to depression. But what really happens when doctors zap the brain?
A Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump Leadership Test Can you tell which US presidential candidate is destined for greatness?
Toroidal Emptiness Toroidal beings are oral: we erroneously over-identify with our contents, unable to stomach the emptiness of our essence.  Toroidal orality is insatiable.  Accepting our emptiness is fulfilling. Context: What is … ...
Yama’s and Niyama’s If you know me very well then you know I love yoga.  Yoga is so much more than the pretzel moves or the handstand that you may think of when … ...
Today I Love Gentle Rain Today I Love gentle rain. I love the way rain often begins, slowly and cautiously, like a new lover’s gentle and tentative first touch. I love the way it can … ...
Suicide Prevention Awareness: How to Ask This month is suicide prevention awareness month. Statistics show that suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States, and for every suicide, there are 25 attempts. There are many myths about suicide, and I believe there is one myth in particular … ...