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Neuropsychology

Neuropsychology
Demi Powell
Unraveling the Mysteries of the Mind: Exploring the Fascinating Field of Neuropsychology

The human brain, with its intricacies and complexities, is a remarkable organ that shapes our thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. Understanding the relationship between the brain and behavior is at the core of neuropsychology—an interdisciplinary field tha…

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CHISHALA LUPUPA
Understanding Emotional Processing and Its Impact on Mental Health

Emotions play a crucial role in our daily lives, influencing our thoughts, behaviors, and overall well-being. The ability to effectively process and regulate emotions is a fundamental aspect of mental health. Emotional processing refers to the way we reco…

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PAULINE MBATHA
Migraine: Understanding its Origins and Key Facts

Migraine: Understanding its Origins and Key Facts

Migraines are a type of headache that affects approximately one billion people worldwide. Historically, the prevailing theory about migraines was that they were a vascular headache. This theory was based …

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Jody Mills
BMI - THE TECHNOLOGY OF THE FUTURE

Over the past 30 years, neurobiology has evolved rapidly and has been introduced into our lives. What once seemed like a fantasy from the distant future is now available. We can now use brain activity to change and control our environment through computer…

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Jody Mills
NANOMEDICINE - WHAT IS IT?

In today’s article, we will take a look at a new emerging area of medicine - nanomedicine. To begin with, it is worth understanding what it is. Nanomedicine is a field in medicine that uses nanotechnology to achieve results. The materials used in nanomedi…

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Carrie Mead
Do I have a Drinking Problem?

Let’s face it, having a few adult beverages is as American as apple pie and fireworks. We drink to celebrate newlyweds or to ring in the new year. We drink mimosas at Sunday brunch with our girlfriends and we crack open a cold beer after a tough day at w…

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Tommy Strickland
Humans Have Unique Brain 'Fingerprints,' Scientists Confirm

Our brains’ connections are so unique, they can be used to identify individuals.

People say “our brains are wired differently,” and now a team of scientists led by Carnegie Mellon researchers have proven that’s literally the case.

The group developed a …

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Tommy Strickland
This One Equation May Be the Root of Intelligence

According to Dr. Joe Tsien, a leading neuroscientist at Augusta University in Georgia, the key lies in one simple, unassuming equation: N = 2i-1.

At its core, Tsien’s theory of connectivity describes how our billions of neurons flexibly assemble to not o…

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Sylvester Dean
From lullabies to live concerts: How music and rhythm shape our social behaviour

A universal sign of motherhood is the lullaby. The world over, mothers sing to their babies, whether Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, their favouritetunefrom the radio, or evenrandom notes. This universality creates the simple lullaby a fantastic window tothe…

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Demi Powell
Boost your IQ with this simple habit

Most of us think of IQ as a fixed thing, like a SAT score. You take a test, they tell you how smart you are, and that’s that.

Turns out that’s wrong.

Neuroscience is demonstrating that brain functioning is actually far more fluid than previously believe…

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Demi Powell
Our Future can be as Purposeless as the Past

The next great stage of our evolution has begun. But what will our successes look like – and will they be that different to us?

“In the 21st century,” Yuval Noah Harari writes, “the next big project of humankind will be to acquire for us the divine power…

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Felipe Thomas
The Mind-Clearing Magic of Running Explained By Neuroscience

It is something of a cliché among runners, how the activity never fails to clear your head. Does some creative block have you feeling stuck? Go for a run. Are you deliberating between one of two potentially life-altering decisions? Go for a run. Are you f…

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Demi Powell
Sense of Self might be an illusion – New Discovery

Everyone knows what it feels like to have consciousness: it’s that self-evident sense of personal awareness, which gives us a feeling of ownership and control over the thoughts, emotions and experiences that we have every day.

Most experts think that con…

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Sylvester Dean
Tracking autism: a social neuroscientist’s hunt for autism biomarkers

What is the focus of your research as a social neuroscientist?

The overarching goal of my research is to better understand the biology of typical and disordered social behavior in animal models and in patients with social impairments. My particular focus…

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Demi Powell
What is spiritual intelligence (SQ), according to Neuroscience

Neurological research has found that the brain has three distinct processing modes, called serial, parallel and synchronous. Serial processing is associated with IQ functions in the left brain. Parallel processing is associated with EQ functions in the ri…

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Demi Powell
The Neurology of Self-Awareness

What is the self? How does the activity of neurons give rise to the sense of being a conscious human being? Even this most ancient of philosophical problems, I believe, will yield to the methods of empirical science. It now seems increasingly likely that …

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Sylvester Dean
Here is Why Sleep is Important! Your Brain Literally Eats Itself When You Don't get Enough Sleep

The reason we sleep goes far beyond simply replenishing our energy levels every 12 hours — our brains actually change states when we sleep to clear away the toxic byproducts of neural activity left behind during the day.

Weirdly enough, the same process …

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Hector Arnold
How's Your Sleep?— Brain Circuit that Drives Sleep–Wake States is Identified

Stanford University School of Medicine scientists have identified a brain circuit that’s indispensable to the sleep-wake cycle. This same circuit is also a key component of the reward system, an archipelago of interconnected brain clusters crucial to prom…

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Janet Massey
Reflections On Voodoo Neuroscience

Seven years ago, neuroscientists Ed Vul and colleagues made waves with their paper on ‘voodoo correlations’ in social neuroscience. Now, in a new paper, historian of medicine Cornelius Borck looks back on the voodoo correlations debate and asks whether ne…

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Deann Rae Jensen
The Secret to Developing a Positive Mindset for Confidence and Success (3 Tips to a Lasting Shift)

How much we make, how we respond to stressful situations, mental illness, our personality, and level of success are all things that run in the family.

“It’s just the way it is.” or “It’s just how things are.” are statements I hear all too often when it c…

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Vivian Adkins
The Spirituality Hormone

The hormone oxytocin is perhaps best known for its role in feelings of love and social bonding. But a new study suggests it’s involved in feelings of spirituality as well.

The study involved 83 men ages 35 to 64 who received either a dose of oxytocin or …

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Sheila Rose
Telepathic Therapy: Brain Waves are Used to Remotely Control DNA-Based Nanobots

This is wild: a team of Israeli scientists developed a contraption that uses a person’s brain waves to remotely control DNA-based nanorobots — while the nanobots were inside a living cockroach. When prompted by a human thought, the clam shell-like robots …

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Demi Powell
Intelligence Explained by Research

Our brain is the most complex part of the human body. What the brain can do, and how it can do it, have even inspired a model of artificial intelligence (AI). Currently, a latest research published in the journal Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience demonstr…

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Demi Powell
4 things to do to become happier, according to neuroscientists

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.

Actually, don’t trust me either. Trust neuroscientists. They study that gray blob in your head all day and have learned a lot a…

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