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  • Summer 2017

    Summer 2017

    The post Summer 2017 appeared first on Brain World.
    - 9 days ago, 19 Jul 17, 2:00pm -
  • Spring 2017

    Spring 2017

    The post Spring 2017 appeared first on Brain World.
    - 17 Apr 17, 12:01pm -
  • Technology and the Human Brain

    Technology and the Human Brain

    Being wired to technology isn’t necessarily good for our neural wiring. Multitasking—which many people think they do well—is not healthy for neural efficiency. With each task switch, there is a cost, which makes our brains less efficient, and d…
    - 14 Apr 17, 2:34pm -
  • Accents in Handwriting

    Accents in Handwriting

    I puzzled for a long while at why my dad’s handwriting had such an exotic tilt to it, why his letters slanted a certain way, and how I knew that it was his handwriting no matter what. And why other … READ MORE>>The post Accents in Handwriting ap…
    - 15 Dec 16, 12:00pm -
  • We Are Not Born to Discriminate

    We Are Not Born to Discriminate

    We Are Born Not to Discriminate  Lately, there is much talk of the bigotry and discrimination growing in some parts of the US. This reminds me of the classic discrimination experiment done at the end of the 1960s by an … READ MORE>>The post We Ar…
    - 5 Dec 16, 1:12pm -
  • It’s A Meaningful Life

    It’s A Meaningful Life

      What is the most important resource in our lives, but, paradoxically, the one we can never find more of? Many great thinkers throughout history have answered that question with a single word: time. Time marches on, as they say, … READ MORE>>The…
    - 5 Dec 16, 12:24pm -
  • Working Memory: The Role of the Hippocampus

    Working Memory: The Role of the Hippocampus

    Your brain probably doesn’t enjoy waking up early anymore than you do — a complicated task of taking in the first daylight and establishing your surroundings, just before you check your alarm clock and realize you’ve got about a half … READ M…
    - 5 Dec 16, 12:08pm -
  • You’re Fired!: The Subordinate Brain at Work

    You’re Fired!: The Subordinate Brain at Work


    - 5 Dec 16, 11:47am -
  • How to Restore Your Mental Energy

    How to Restore Your Mental Energy

    (Exerpt from “The Happiness Track,” by Emma Seppala, Ph.D) Remaining calm will help you manage your energy so that it does not drain as quickly. However, there will be times when you are drained and need to restore mental energy … READ MORE>>T…
    - 5 Dec 16, 11:07am -
  • An aging brain is a distracted brain

    An aging brain is a distracted brain


    - 16 Nov 16, 8:38pm -

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  • newBook Review: List Your Self

    Book Review: List Your Self

    “He who knows others is wise; he who knows himself is enlightened.” – Lao Tzu How well do you know yourself? It is safe to assume that most would say […]
    - 13 hours ago, 27 Jul 17, 4:30pm -
  • Book Review: The Posttraumatic Growth Workbook

    Book Review: The Posttraumatic Growth Workbook

    If you told most people that after a traumatic event, they could feel stronger, more open to new experiences, more appreciative of life, a deepened sense of spirituality and closer, more authentic […]
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jul 17, 4:28pm -
  • Book Review: Extreme Measures

    Book Review: Extreme Measures

    Jessica Zitter knew she was going to be a doctor from the time she was a little girl. It was a tradition in her family; her father, grandfather, uncle and […]
    - 3 days ago, 25 Jul 17, 3:35pm -
  • Book Review: The Transformative Power of Ten Minutes

    Book Review: The Transformative Power of Ten Minutes

    How much can we accomplish in ten minutes? Perhaps we can answer a few emails, or load the dishwasher, but could it really be enough time to do something to help […]
    - 4 days ago, 24 Jul 17, 4:23pm -
  • Postpartum Psychosis: Is It Real?

    Postpartum Psychosis: Is It Real?

    “I don’t remember too clearly,” says Sarah, 40, now divorced. “There was a rat. It was black and silky, the size of a cat, and it ran across the closet […]
    - 7 days ago, 21 Jul 17, 9:10am -
  • Injured Workers: Chronic Pain Risk Factors Explored

    Injured Workers: Chronic Pain Risk Factors Explored

    We often talk about identifying the risk factors and intervening with injured workers early to prevent or help those with delayed recoveries. Some of these issues are obvious; aging, having […]
    - 8 days ago, 20 Jul 17, 9:10am -
  • Why We Fear Death and How to Integrate It into Our Lives

    Why We Fear Death and How to Integrate It into Our Lives

    From our first breath in this lifetime until the split second the heart clock stops ticking away the moments of our incarnation, we are on call to this concept called […]
    - 9 days ago, 19 Jul 17, 9:00am -
  • Being a Parent and Not ‘Parenting’

    Being a Parent and Not ‘Parenting’

    I have a love affair with words, and when society transforms a noun into a verb (verbing), I take note. Examples of this:  “xeroxing,” “blogging,” “plating,”  “googling” … all convert objects […]
    - 10 days ago, 18 Jul 17, 9:00am -
  • The Essentiality of Sleep Through the Recovery of Depression

    The Essentiality of Sleep Through the Recovery of Depression

    When I think of how important sleep is, I am reminded that sleep deprivation is often used as a form of torture. In an article titled “Why Sleep Deprivation is […]
    - 11 days ago, 17 Jul 17, 9:00am -
  • Do You Drink or Abstain? There Is No Right Answer

    Do You Drink or Abstain? There Is No Right Answer

    A research question was posed that elicited a far different series of responses than was anticipated: “I have a question for those for whom alcohol is a part of your […]
    - 12 days ago, 16 Jul 17, 9:15am -
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Medscape: Psychiatry & Mental Health

  • newFDA Committee Nixes Opioid With Blue Dye Deterrent
    Lack of safety data on the dye and of abuse potential led to the vote against recommending approval of an extended-release oxycodone product intended to deter intravenous abuse. Medscape Medical News
    - 14 hours ago, 27 Jul 17, 3:25pm -
  • newAn Armamentarium of Alzheimer's Drugs in 10 Years' Time?
    Although the only two phase 3 trials on last week's AAIC program were negative, experts are still hopeful several new Alzheimer's agents will become available in the next few years. Medscape Medical News
    - 14 hours ago, 27 Jul 17, 2:47pm -
  • newNo Position Change About Speculating on Trump's Mental Health
    Contrary to a recent news report, the American Psychoanalytic Association is urging its members to exercise caution when discussing the mental health of President Donald Trump or other public figures. Medscape Medical News
    - 14 hours ago, 27 Jul 17, 2:43pm -
  • newOutrage, Protests Follow Trump Ban on Transgender Troops
    Protests in major cities and a groundswell of outrage among medical experts and members of the LGBTQ community are the fallout from President Trump's ban on transgender people in the military. Medscape Medical News
    - 16 hours ago, 27 Jul 17, 12:40pm -
  • newHuman Blood May Offer Fresh Approach for Dementia Treatment
    In clinical trials, antiamyloid agents have fallen short as a treatment for Alzheimer's disease. A group of researchers is taking an alternative approach -- human plasma. Medscape Medical News
    - 18 hours ago, 27 Jul 17, 11:31am -
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