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Mindfulness
Improve your life with this simple practice

Mindfulness is defined as an attention training, which can benefit health and general well-being. There is a lot scientific research confirming it.

In this article we will present you another type of attention training, called Open Focus. Combini…

Holistic Science
25 Science-Backed Ways to Feel Happier

You might like 34 Ways to Bust a Bad Mood in 10 Minutes or Less

If you’re happy and you know it, clap your hands!

Even as children, we’re taught to recognize and celebrate feelings of happiness—and it’s no wonder. Not only is happiness one …

Healthy Remedies
Granola Bars Feud – Which Bar Gets Into A Dietitian’s Cart?

Recently, there has been a huge rivalry on social media between

Social Neuroscience
Neuroscience — Religion Shaped the Very Structure of Our Brains

Religion and neuroscience are not an obvious pairing. But earlier this week, a study published in Social Neuroscience demonstrated that spiritual feelings activate the neurological reward systems of devout Mormons. The study used fMRI scans to show tha…

Holistic Neuroscience
Humans Would Not Exist if Viruses Hadn’t Intervened in Our Ev...

In one of the most memorable scenes from the 1999 blockbuster hit The Matrix, the antagonist, Agent Smith, a sentient computer program, interrogates rebel leader Morpheus by ‘hacking’ into his brain. As Smith waits for the information he needs…

Lifestyle and Behaviour
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 oxyt…

Holistic Neuroscience
Holistic Neuroscience- A way to permanently help your child w...

Holistic and neuroscience are not two words that one would generally think go together. But, the revolution in technology and computers, along with greater research and new techniques in the last decade have allowed holistic clinical psychologists like…

Holistic Neuroscience
Scientists Successfully Tune the Brain to Alleviate Pain

Scientists at The University of Manchester have shown for the first time that if the brain is 'tuned-in' to a particular frequency, pain can be alleviated.

Chronic pain — pain which lasts for more than six months — is a real problem for many peop…

Neuroscience
What God does to your brain

When neuroscientist Andrew Newberg scanned the brain of “Kevin”, a staunch atheist, while he was meditating, he made a fascinating discovery. “Compared with the Buddhist monks and Franciscan nuns, whose brains I’d also scanned, Kevin’s brain operated i…

Neuroscience
Neuroscience and Holistic Psychology

Neuroscience, or the “study of the brain and nervous system” as it is defined in the dictionary, has become a mainstream topic since the advent of sophisticated neuroimaging devices that allow researchers to study the working brain. The more neuroscien…

Mindfulness
Harvard Scientists Prove That Meditation Literally Rebuilds T...

Test subjects taking part in an 8-week program of mindfulness meditation showed results that astonished even the most experienced neuroscientists at

Genetics
The Link Between Aluminium and Alzheimer's Disease Is Now Con...

Aluminum has been long known to be neurotoxic, with mounting evidence that chronic exposure is a factor in many neurological diseases, including dementia, autism, and Parkinson’s disease.

However, definitive scientific proof is difficult to estab…

Meditation
Rhythm of Breathing Affects Memory and Fear

A new study reports the rhythm of your breathing can influence neural activity that enhances memory recall and emotional judgement.


Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered for the first time that the rhythm of breathing creates el…

Science
Science Denial on Both Sides of the Aisle

As someone with a long history of loving science, it can be infuriating to see people cast it aside in favor of what they’d prefer to believe. When evidence is staring you in the face, can you really opt to believe in a world that would make that evide…

Science
New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

To research the mechanisms that make attention-bias modification (ABM) training beneficial for specific individuals, Price and colleagues tested people who were not medically treated for their anxiety. Participants received 8 sessions of ABM or sham tr…

Holistic Birth
What Holistic Therapies and Practices Help with Anxiety and D...

Latest research has found that around half of the people who suffer from anxiety and depression use some type of holistic therapy to assist with their symptoms.

Part of the reason people might be attracted to integrative care for depression or an…

Dynamic meditation
The Latest Science on Flexibility in Martial Arts

Flexibility is a vital part of martial arts training. High levels of flexibility allow taekwondo artists to kick high and jiu-jitsu artists to be highly mobile and efficient, while reducing the risk of injuries for all students. Though most martial art…

Holistic Parenting
Holistic Science: a participatory science of qualities

Holistic Science: a participatory science of qualities

An excerpt from ‘Exploring Participation’ (D.C.Wahl, 2002)

“The assumption is that our feelings in response to natural processes are not arbitrary but can be used as reliable indicators…

Divination
Data Science Book: Everybody Lies

Seth Stephens-Davidowitz has written a very entertaining book on big data and how it can be used to understand Humankind. The main idea of Seth is that Google searches is the most powerful source of information to understand what people really think ab…