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Gay Rights Under Trump: 7 things Obama did to protect LGBTQ people that Trump could undo

According to the <i>Atlantic</i>, Barack Obama built a legacy on gay rights during his administration. But many of the things Obama did to protect LGBTQ …

LGBTQI

Part II, The History – The Rise and Fall of #DiscoSexology: Dr. Zucker, CAMH, & Conversion Therapy

By Cristan Williams Upon completion of this series, this work will be released, in its entirety, as both an audio and ebook. Installment Preface …

LGBTQI

How Science Is Helping Us Understand Gender

Freed from the binary of boy and girl, gender identity is a shifting landscape. Can science help us navigate?<p>She has always felt more boyish than girlish.<p>From an early age, E, as she prefers to be called for this story, hated wearing dresses, liked basketball, skateboarding, video games. When we …

What Science Can Tell Us About Trans People’s Brains—And What It Cannot

A study has shown that trans people may sense touch differently than cisgender people according to particular body parts. We should be curious, but …

“You hold women in contempt”: Frat culture isn’t an aberration, it’s everything men learn about being a “real man”

A top researcher on masculinity tells Salon what’s wrong with the idea of “real men” — and how to change it<p>There are a lot of stories out there right now about frat culture, which is maybe why I find myself circling back to bigger questions about masculinity. Or at least the version of masculinity …

Feminism

How to make computer coding child’s play

With programming lessons now part of the school day, can parents help their offspring get top marks? Fear not – toys, gadgets and apps are all available to make coding a fun part of growing up<p>Coding kids aren’t a new trend. In the late 1970s and early 1980s, Usborne Publishing was releasing books …

Kids

Mindfulness Changes The Way Our Brains React To Sadness

The scientific finding shows how mindfulness training actually has far-reaching benefits, even altering the way our brains process emotions .

Critical Thinking & Cognitive Behavior for Kids

Along with their physical growth, a child’s mental, or cognitive, growth is a continuous process. Yet parents will often notice large leaps in …

Secrets Of The Mind – Your Thoughts Can Unleash Extraordinary Abilities

The power of our thoughts seems sometimes almost limitless.<p>Our thoughts are still a mystery to scientists but new studies promise interesting results …

Breakdown of the brain’s functional network modularity with awareness

• Moutoussis K,<br>• Zeki S<p>(2002) The relationship between cortical activation and perception investigated with invisible stimuli.Proc Natl Acad Sci USA …

Patterns of white matter damage are non-random and associated with cognitive function in secondary progressive multiple sclerosis.

2016 Jun 14;12:123-31. doi: 10.1016/j.nicl.2016.06.009. eCollection 2016.<p>1Department of Anatomy and Neurosciences, VU Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The …

Neurology

How to Focus Your Brain Like a Superhuman

You’ve heard it prior to I’m sure, <b>“we just use 10 % of our minds and also our potential.”</b> Now, I’m rather sure this is a misconception, due to the …

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