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Researchers open 'Golden Window' in deep brain imaging The neuroscience community is saluting the creation of a 'Golden Window' for deep brain imaging. This is a first for brain imaging, explain the authors of a new report on the topic.
Self-calibration enhances BrainGate ease, reliability Innovations in the decoders of the investigational BrainGate brain-computer interface now allow the system to recalibrate itself. Users can work with BrainGate for longer sessions without interruptions for recalibration by technical staff.
Men with Alzheimer's gene at risk of brain bleeding, study finds Additional evidence that Alzheimer's disease is unique to humans has been provided through recent research. This study also marks the latest study to focus on the Alzheimer's disease gene, ApoE4, and its different effects on women and men.
A Veterans Day Message of Thanks for 2015 Veterans deserve to be honored today for their sacrifice in defending our country and its ideals. Not only individual sacrifice from members in the military, but also the sacrifices made by their family and children. Veterans also deserve access to quality mental health care. Veterans … ...
The War on Sex Addiction In the world of science denial, the attempt to deny the existence of sex and porn addiction occupies a special place. Although a large and growing body of science demonstrates … ...
Scientists unravel brain circuits involved in cravings Researchers studying rats have discovered that activation of designer neural receptors can suppress cravings in a brain region involved in triggering those cravings. The study is the first to systematically show how designer brain receptors and designer drugs work together to change how cues for food stimulate motivation.
Former Olympian Debi Thomas Reveals Serious Struggles When I was a kid, I can distinctly remember watching Debi Thomas compete at the 1988 Winter Olympic Games in Calgary, Alberta Canada. Despite the fact that she was beat … ...
My Question To Good Morning America(GMA) -“What About The... I was recently made aware of an initiative by Good Morning American entitled: “Body Proud-What Body Image Messages Are Mothers Sending To Their Daughters?” The backstory is that a few years ago, “Good Morning America” gathered a group of young girls between ages 5 and … ...
Do You Defend Your Partner’s Defenses? Here's Why You Should We all need our psychological defenses. They protect us from experiencing an otherwise disturbing anxiety. Or an ancient sense of inferiority, or shame that may go all the way back to childhood—and that we’ve never managed to fully resolve. So when we talk about getting our buttons pushed, it’s about someone’s (however accidentally) triggering these uncomfortable feelings.
Is fat stigma making us miserable? Teasing, judgment and unsolicited advice directed at overweight people can cause the greatest psychological harm.
Are You an Achievement-Addicted Person? There is nothing wrong with the desire to achieve, but if it interferes with other aspects of our lives, we may be "achievement-addicted" and need some balance. So what is achievement-addiction?
Be Kind To Yourself In a previous post I discussed heartfulness as it relates to interpersonal relationships– bringing kindness and compassion to others. But, now let’s explore the equally important task of using  heartfulness … ...
For a Win-Win Marriage — Negotiate! “We’re so in love nothing bad can happen to our relationship,” many people think before marrying. So they don’t talk about what’s important to each other and how they will address differences. Then they get married and real life happens. Expectations that may have been … ...
The Worst Places to be, if you have Social Phobia! As someone recovering from extreme social anxiety, I can think back to many situations in my life where I was totally cringing, desperate to escape. My embarrassment was off the … ...
Need An Excuse to Waste Time Online? Psych Study Provides The Best Hey, it's worth a try! » Continue reading: Need An Excuse to Waste Time Online? Psych Study Provides The Best
Men Thought Less Housework Meant More Sex…And Then This Happened There's a relationship advantage for men who do the chores. » Continue reading: Men Thought Less Housework Meant More Sex…And Then This Happened
Today I Love That I Am Here Today I love that I am here. I love my life, I love my world, I love my country and my home. I can’t say that without the brave men … ...
The Challenges of Providing Clinical Supervision in a Guest... Clinical supervision models and perspectives can provider a better understanding of how this service is viewed. The National Association of Social Work (NASW) has also defined clinical supervision as educational. “This type of supervision established a learning alliance between the supervisor and supervisee in which … ...
Veterans, Do You Ever Feel Undeserving? Please bear with me while I take a moment to venture away from the regular focus of this blog (remarriage and blended families) to pay attention to what I consider a … ...
Movember: Promoting Awareness about Man’s Health Issues...     Each year, men working for businesses with draconian employment policies wait for the beginning of November. It’s the only month when clean-shaven individuals can use excuses like “raising … ...