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4 Steps to Surviving Infidelity Of all the things someone can do to ruin a relationship, cheating is usually considered to be the most unforgivable. But if statistics are true, then nearly half of us will encounter infidelity at some point in our lives — either our partner’s or our … ...
Transcranial direct current stimulation can boost language comprehension How the human brain processes the words we hear and constructs complex concepts is still somewhat of a mystery to the neuroscience community. Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) can alter our language processing, allowing for faster comprehension of meaningful word combinations, according to new research.
Melissa McCarthy Joins “Plus Size” Label Debate When you think of the original Hollywood bombshells of yesteryear, they were often buxom, voluptuous women known for their big curves. In recent years, it seems that the exact opposite … ...
Kate Hudson Discusses Feeling Like “A Bad Mom” We’ve all been there, haven’t we? Raising children is incredibly difficult, at times, regardless of how well-off a family might seem. Sure, wealthy parents may be better able to provide … ...
Switching specific G-protein-coupled signalling pathways on and off Blue on, yellow off: using different-colored light, researchers are able to switch signalling pathways in the brain on and off. Depending on what kind of melanopsin the researchers used, signalling pathways were switched on either transiently or sustained. In mammals, the protein typically regulates the circadian rhythm.
Intracellular recordings using nanotower electrodes Researchers have developed an intracellular recording device, a long three-dimensional nanoscale-tipped microneedle-electrodes. Moreover, they demonstrated the needle penetrations into muscle cells and measured the signals. The nanoelectrode, whose size is longer than the conventional intracellular nanoelectrode, has the potential to be used in cells that are deep within a tissue, such as cells in brain slices or brain in vivo, thus accelerating the understanding of the brain.
Holding On So Tightly You Can Barely Breathe You are holding on so tightly. So tightly you can barely breathe. You cling to this something with such force that on some days, it knocks you off your feet. … ...
A Possible Definition for “Normal” As I’ve continued reading Dr. Emily Nagoski’s “Come As You Are the surprising new science that will transform your sex life,” I’ve happened across all kinds of very surprising new insights … ...
Life After Abuse (Part 1): When Abuse Rears Its... Often, by the time my clients come to see me, the abuse they experienced has ended. It may have been an isolated incident in their past or many experiences of … ...
Even Young Children Avoid Mean People In order to enforce the norms and values of our culture, adults will give up resources to punish other people. How early does this develop?
7 Signs You're Not Mentally Strong, You're Just Acting Tough A new study says acting tough might take years off your life.
Today I Love The Leaps Of Faith Today I love the leaps of faith that are required in everything that is done. No baby every learned to roll over without throwing caution to the wind and deciding … ...
Mindfulness and Character Strengths in Schools The integration of character strengths and mindfulness in the classroom has arrived! Check out the innovative approach being taken at the Wilderness School in Australia.
What we’re missing in treating addiction Addiction is a disease of the brain. Over and over and over we heard this at the National RX Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit in Atlanta last week. The president … ...
Holistic Dental Treatment In Sobriety “Holistic” is a term that has been bandied about until it has become almost meaningless. Americans, if you believe the advertising, have holistic cars, tables, computers and even coffee cups. … ...
Addiction is Winning and We Can’t Afford It You’ve noticed. We’ve all noticed. The public has noticed, presidential candidates have noticed, health insurance payers have noticed, nurses, law enforcement officers, spouses, employers, teachers, parents, middle school students…everyone has noticed. Addiction has gone mainstream. No longer a shushed subject or a topic to be … ...
Best of Our Blogs: April 8, 2016 Quick. Fill in the following: “I am ____.” What words come to mind? Does it change throughout the day? Does, “tired,” follow during the morning and “worried,” follow night? In Oprah’s Super Soul Sunday, Pastor Joel Osteen says, ““I don’t think we realize that…what follows … ...
ADHD – A Different Life Let’s examine a few facts. Current statistics tell us that somewhere around ten percent of the population is affected by ADHD. We know that there is a still larger segment … ...
4 Steps on the Road to Healing from Childhood If there is a single lament I hear from daughters working on making sense of their experiences and striving to get free of the old patterns which get in their … ...
Bipolar Disorder: In Case of Psychosis My husband asked me the other day what the plan should be if I ever have a psychiatric emergency. Until recently, my plan was simply, “Get me to the ER.” … ...