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Human brain clocks exposed: Effects of circadian clocks, sleep loss vary across brain regions, new study finds A new study helps us to understand how the brain maintains performance during the day, why many symptoms in psychiatric and neurodegenerative conditions wax and wane, and why we should avoid long drawn out negotiations into the night
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Two Zika proteins responsible for microcephaly identified Researchers have tracked down two Zika proteins potentially responsible for thousands of microcephaly cases in Brazil and elsewhere -- taking one small step toward preventing Zika-infected mothers from birthing babies with abnormally small heads. The Zika virus contains 10 proteins, but only NS4A and NS4B matter when it comes to microcephaly. These miscreant proteins, researchers discovered, have two shared life goals: to handicap fetal brain formation and to mobilize their malevolent forces.
The Good News Is That I Haven’t Lost My Keys Unlike a lot of people with ADHD, I don’t often lose my keys. My keys are almost always in one of two places: by my door (if I’m home) or … ...
Meta-Emotional Problems Play an Important Role in Phobias... A phobia or anxiety disorder is kind of like an onion. No, not because it can make you cry, but because it has several layers. First, there are the symptoms of the disorder itself – elevated heart rate, for example. But there are also what psychologists call the meta-emotional aspects...
Your brain on Google Glass A group of biomedical engineers use functional near-infrared spectroscopy to measure mental workload as subjects navigate a college campus.
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How ADHD Can Impact Your Self-Esteem Introduction Your disorganized, fidgety, restless, and anxious. How do you feel? Is your self-esteem high or low? Your self-esteem is most likely low. This article will focus on the self-esteem … ...
Video: Why You Should Care About Meditation and How... You might have heard that meditation is something of a cure-all. Research has found that meditation can help with everything from stress to aging. If you haven’t tried meditation, or if you have tried it but didn’t get much out of it, these findings can … ...
Paraplegics regain some feeling, movement after using brain-machine interfaces Eight people who have spent years paralyzed from spinal cord injuries have regained partial sensation and muscle control in their lower limbs after training with brain-controlled robotics, according to a new study.
#207: Inflammatory Rhetoric   How do we react when leaders or potential leaders espouse violence? Is this really the example that we want to set for our children? How do we explain it … ...
More than a third of female students 'have mental health problems' Development of policies and anti-stigma campaigns is beginning to address willingness to access mental health services.
How to Get What You Need in Relationships Are you looking for more emotional support? More connection? More intimacy? More personal space? More expressions of concern, validation, love? The first step to getting is knowing; the second step … ...
Believe it or not: Exercise does more good if you believe it will People benefit more from exercise when they believe it will have a positive effect, new research indicates. A psychologist and his team have conducted a study demonstrating that test subjects derive more psychological as well as neurophysiological benefits from exercise if they already have positive mindsets about sports. Moreover, the team provided evidence that test subjects can be positively or negatively influenced in this regard before engaging in the exercise.
Today I Love Days That Dawn With Hope Today I love days that dawn with hope and potential, that promise options, speak of chances, make room for your soul at the table of life and set you a … ...
Does Sexual Satisfaction Change the Longer You’re in a... A common relationship secret shared among couples in a long-term relationship (whether married or not) concerns the frequency of sex. Although this open secret is usually about married couples, it’s a concern shared by anyone in a long-term relationship. The longer the relationship, the conventional … ...
ABPN’s Maintenance of Certification: What You Need to Know... Hello again, dear readers. I’m back from Washington, where I spent the last two and a half years working on health policy for the Pew Charitable Trusts. And while maintenance of certification (MOC) is not inherently the most scintillating of topics to inaugurate my return, … ...