Kandi Weidner

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Signs Of Depression And Anxiety Can Be Seen In Newborns

Depression and anxiety can take root as early as the very first moments of life.<p>Certain patterns of brain connectivity seen in newborn babies can predict the baby’s likelihood of showing early symptoms of mental illness ― including sadness, excessive shyness, nervousness and separation anxiety, …

Mushroom Stroganoff Recipe | Fresh Tastes Blog

Beef Stroganoff was one of the very few American dishes my mother knew how to cook growing up (the other was broccoli cheese casserole, which is …

Mushrooms

Why those living with a borderline personality disorder hide in the shadows

But less than 1000 a year will have access to specialist treatment for their condition, including dialectical behaviour therapy, he said, adding that …

Mental Health

19 Impossibly Cool Crafts For Kids That Adults Will Want To Try

They might blow your mind, too.

10 Gorgeous Gray Room As Gray House Design Idea

Gray room is very functional – it is able to visually expand the boundaries of space and significantly increase the space. This option is ideal for …

Interior Design

When Memorization Gets in the Way of Learning

A teacher's quest to discourage his students from mindlessly reciting information<p>I once caught an 11th-grader who snuck a cheat sheet into the final exam.<p>At first, he tried to shuffle it under some scratch paper. When I cornered him, he shifted tactics. "It's my page of equations," he told me. …

Everything You've Ever Been Told About How You Learn Is A Lie

Three myths your teachers told you about how your brain learns, debunked<p>When I was in middle school and high school, teachers loved to impart various tidbits of wisdom about the way students learn during lectures, always couched in such a way as to indicate these were scientifically accepted facts.</i> …

Real Monsters, Psychological Conditions Illustrated as Monsters

Illustrator Toby Allen has created “Real Monsters,” a series of illustrations depicting psychological conditions as monsters.<p>The artwork is not at …

Monsters

Cocaine disinhibits dopamine neurons by potentiation of GABA transmission in the ventral tegmental area.

2013 Sep 27;341(6153):1521-5. doi: 10.1126/science.1237059.<p>1Department of Basic Neurosciences, Medical Faculty, University of Geneva, CH-1211 Geneva, …

Scientists Have Found A Way To Make Marijuana Un-Fun

An anti-dopamine drug could block the addictive rush associated with THC.<p>Researchers from the National Institute on Drug Abuse and the University of Massachusetts Medical School have found a way to block the dopamine rush associated with THC, the main psychoactive chemical in marijuana, in order to …

Cannabis

The Man Who Would Teach Machines to Think

Douglas Hofstadter, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Gödel, Escher, Bach, thinks we've lost sight of what artificial intelligence really means. His stubborn quest to replicate the human mind.<p>“It depends on what you mean by <i>artificial intelligence</i>.” Douglas Hofstadter is in a grocery store in …

Brainwaves show how sleep boosts visual learning - Futurity

Trained to spot hidden patters, volunteers showed a significant increase in sigma brainwave power during sleep, suggesting sleep locks in learning.

How Scientists Are Learning To Shape Our Memory

The next treatment for trauma could be spotless minds.<p>Roadside bombs, childhood abuse, car accidents—they form memories that can shape (and damage) us for a lifetime. Now, a handful of studies have shown that we’re on the verge of erasing and even rewriting memories. The hope is that this research …

The Brain

Study suggests we're all susceptible to false memories

Researchers from UC Irvine have found that people with extraordinarily accurate memory are as vulnerable to the inception of fake memories as others, indicating that perhaps nobody is protected from memory distortion. The study, published last month in <i>Proceedings of the National Academy of …

The Top Ten Brain Science And Psychology Studies Of 2013

Putting it mildly, 2013 was an eventful year for brain science. This Top 10 list isn’t meant to be exhaustive (given how many studies are published each year, it never could be), but it’s a sturdy sampling of incredible work being conducted around the world, moving us closer to solving some …

How does your memory work?

Why don’t you remember names instantly and what’s the best way to improve your powers of recollection? This video explains all.<p>To remember something your brain goes through the following process:<p>First your brain consciously registers the memory, a process called encoding. The reason most people …

The Brain

Pentagon spurs new work on a brain implant to aid memory problems

It sounds like science fiction: A device that can be surgically installed in the brain to help form, store and recall memories.<p>But the Pentagon is betting tens of millions of dollars that so-called neuroprosthetics will someday be used by victims of traumatic brain injuries and other conditions to …

The Neuroscientist Who Wants To Upload Humanity To A Computer

Randal Koene is recruiting top neuroscientists to help him make humans live forever<p>Everything felt possible at Transhuman Visions 2014, a conference in February billed as a forum for visionaries to "describe our fast-approaching, brilliant, and bizarre future." Inside an old waterfront military …

Singularity

Adolescent Brain Development - Part 1

How Does the Brain Work? - Human Cognition | PSYCHOLOGY & BRAIN SCIENCE VIDEO

How Exactly Do Our Brains Recognize Faces?

Imagery Can Improve Memory and Reduce False Memories

<b>Using imagery is an effective way to improve memory and decrease certain types of false memories, according to researchers at Georgia State</b> …

The Brain

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The riddle of experience vs. memory

Using examples from vacations to colonoscopies, Nobel laureate and founder of behavioral economics Daniel Kahneman reveals how our "experiencing …

APIs

Memory: Why cramming for tests often fails

You may think you know your own mind, but when it comes to memory, research suggests that you don't. If we’re trying to learn something, many of us study in ways that prevent the memories sticking. Fortunately, the same research also reveals how we can supercharge our learning.<p>We’ve all had to face …

The Brain

How We Remember, and Why We Forget

I remember my mother’s vegetable garden when I was a child, corn plants tall like skyscrapers. I remember when I fell out of a tree and everyone from …

Memory: Researchers explore how we remember, what we remember and why we forget

Timothy Salthouse knows the many faces of memory.<p>By studying people’s cognitive abilities as they age, he seeks a better understanding of how …