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The Stigma of Family Estrangement Being estranged from an adult son or daughter is more common than you may think; it is also painful, and many parents suffer in silence.
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Light Therapy Beats SSRI and Placebo for Depression in... Initial steps have been taken to determine if light therapy can be used as a legitimate way to treat depression – not seasonal depression – but full blown major depressive … ...
This Light Therapy Beats SSRI and Placebo for Depression... Initial steps have been taken to determine if 10,000 lux light therapy can be used as a legitimate way to treat depression – not seasonal depression – but full blown … ...
Where is God this Christmas? I think it was about four or five years ago (probably more) that I stopped going to church on Christmas Eve. It’s not that I stopped being holy or whatever, … ...
Why Does “Caveman” Parenting Influence Adult Morality? Babies develop dynamically in response to the care they receive, which influences later moral sensibilities too.
Mindfulness: Moving from Isolation of Addiction to a Reconnecting... Through the decades of my working with people suffering from the disease of addiction, I have found a common experience expressed by most. As the disease of addiction progressed, the individuals eventually became isolated not only from their family and friends, but also from themselves. … ...
Good Nutrition Through Bribery The intentions were good. A new federal rule has resulted in schools serving an additional $5.4 million worth of fruits and vegetables each day. But more than half of that … ...
Defining Happiness Up What if happiness isn't about attaining or possessing what you desire?...
3 Strategies for Dealing with Christmas Expectations The 1989 movie, Christmas Vacation, with Chevy Chase is a classic story of set – and dashed – expectations. Clark Griswold is the ultimate optimist, and, as his family reminds … ...
What Michigan State Coach, Mark Dantonio, Can Teach Us... One of the most fundamental principles that a good leader embodies is: leader, know thyself. A person cannot successfully guide and mentor others if they are not in touch with … ...
Do You Need to Push the Reset Button on Your Relationship? Over time, long-term relationships evolve until they may no longer resemble the way they looked in the past. These 4 tips will help you push the reset button on yours.
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New technique to examine how the brain categorizes images Despite the obvious difference between a chihuahua and a doberman, the human brain effortlessly categorizes them both as dogs, a feat that is thus far beyond the abilities of artificial intelligence. Previous research has established that the brain can recognize and categorize objects extremely rapidly, however the way this process occurs is still largely unknown. Researchers now have pioneered a new image modulation technique known as semantic wavelet-induced frequency-tagging (SWIFT) to further test how images are processed.
Not enough YAP means too much deadly inflammation inside the brain Inside the brain, a protein called YAP, best known for its ability to help right-size our developing hearts and livers, appears to have the different but equally important task of helping control inflammation, say researchers.
Mazes and brains: When preconception trumps logic Rhe regions of the brain responsible for preconception have been found by researchers who have decoded what scenes people picture in their minds. The discovery helps researchers to reconstruct what we see in our minds when we navigate -- and explain how we get directions wrong.
Holidays Got You Down? Try These Things to Help You’re not alone if you’re not exactly feeling in the holiday spirit this year. Too many crowds, too much Christmas music, too many family obligations. You eat and drink like there’s tomorrow, but then have to wake up the next morning anyway. It can all … ...
What is Your REAL Job? I recently started following one of my favorite authors, Elizabeth Gilbert, on Instagram. Turns out I have a lot more in common with this world-famous, life-changing writer than I realized. … ...
Can You Stop Problems from Happening? One day a father and son were on a long hike though the mountains and stopped to rest near a large pond. As the father was admiring the scenery, his … ...
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