|Mirror Neurons and the Multiplicity of Dream Figures
||Your dreaming mind is responsible for creating and juggling several dream characters at once, attributing distinct feelings, voices, and actions to each. How is this possible?
|New Study Suggests Giving Up Facebook Will Make You...
||Are you strong enough to take a break? I’m addicted to Facebook. I don’t just go on there once or twice a day — I’m constantly on there. But there are a lot of things I don’t see on my feed, some things (and people) that … ...
|What It’s Like to be a Teen with ADHD
||This week, I want to share some new perspectives with you. I’m doing a series of interviews with people of various ages, genders, and backgrounds, who have ADHD. I want … ...
|Scientists discover the function, connections of three cell types in the brain
||Using genetic tools to interrogate cell types sheds light on how the brain processes visual information, report scientists. Learning how the brain analyzes visual information at a detailed level may one day help doctors understand elements of disorders like schizophrenia and autism.
|How brain architecture leads to abstract thought
||Using 20 years of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) data from tens of thousands of brain imaging experiments, computational neuroscientists have created a geometry-based method for massive data analysis to reach a new understanding of how thought arises from brain structure.
|Sadness-induced inflammation in the body linked to comorbid diseases
||Feeling sad can alter levels of stress-related opioids in the brain and increase levels of inflammatory proteins in the blood that are linked to increased risk of comorbid diseases including heart disease, stroke and metabolic syndrome, according to a study.
|How Did I Fall Victim To A Narcissist?
||Excuses Excuses Excuses: I can’t tell you how many excuses I have made to justify narcissistic behavior. Sadly, once you start making excuses for a narcissist, it begins to become … ...
||Alan Lightman says the universe is accidental. I believe that, although he says there can be no proof.
|Want to Avoid Blow-Ups With Your Partner? Here's How
||It’s hard to think of anything more crucial to your relationships—including the all-important one with yourself—than the awareness of what words and deeds set you and others off.
|The Magical Consciousness of The New Tarot’s Monika Walker
||Monika Walker, of New Tarot, shares how music has helped her understand and connect with various aspects of her own identity.
|Early childhood depression alters brain development?
||The brains of children who suffer clinical depression as preschoolers develop abnormally, compared with the brains of preschoolers unaffected by the disorder, according to new research. Their gray matter is lower in volume and thinner in the cortex, a part of the brain important in the processing of emotions.
|Is the Kid Next Door a Terrorist? 12 Questions to Consider
||It’s impossible to predict who will become a terrorist, though there are patterns to young people’s experiences that make acts of violence more likely.
|5 Platitudes No One Should Ever Utter
||It's time to consider whether some of your favorite sayings shouldn't be said at all. Keep your lemonade to yourself, would you? They're my lemons.....
|7 Signs You Need a Little ‘Me Time’
||With all the things on your daily to-do list, it’s easy to get lost in the whirl of activity and forget one essential activity you haven’t tended to: taking time for yourself. It isn’t selfish, but it is definitely important. While you might think you … ...
|Get More Done By Scheduling to Your Strengths
||Are you an early bird? Or a night owl? In either case, you can get more done by taking your body's energy fluctuations into account.
|The Turkey Prince: A Story About Healing The Soul
||The Turkey Prince, Rebbe Nachman of Breslov's tale about healing the soul....
|IQ Is A Myth: Intelligence Has At Least Three Components
One number does not accurately describe a person's thinking skills, a study concludes.
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|How To Cope With Energy Problems When You Have Autism
||A lot of people with autism have low energy. It’s not part of the diagnostic criteria. But from what I’ve seen it’s very common. We don’t necessarily sleep more than other people … ...
|Scientists find new vessel for detecting autism
||Evidence of autism may be found in the composition and malfunction of the brain's blood vessels, a team of scientists has found. Their research sheds new light on the causes of autism, which previously had pointed to neurological make-up rather than to the vascular system, and identifies a new target for potential therapeutic intervention.
|The eyes have it: Mutual gaze potentially a vital component in social interactions
||Eye contact synchronizes brain activation to establish connection between individuals; without this, shared attention cannot be attained, new research confirms.