Isaac Nahon

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Children with autism leave 'silly' out

When a child with autism copies the actions of an adult, he or she is likely to omit anything “silly” about what they’ve just seen. In contrast, …

Five mysteries of the brain

<b>For centuries, the brain was a mystery. Only in the last few decades have scientists begun to unravel its secrets. In recent years, using the latest technology and powerful computers further key discoveries have been made.</b><b>However, much remains to be understood about how the brain works. Here are</b> …

Life coach: what is the secret to good mental health?

Our health experts answer your questions. This week: how to work at wellbeing<p><b>Q:</b> <i>It seems to me that many of our modern 'ailments’ are linked to the mind as much as the body. Is there anything preventive that we can all be doing to safeguard our brain health and sense of wellbeing?</i><p><i>Julie Prince,</i> …

How To Stop Perfectionism From Running Your Life

In an interview between Oprah and Dr. Brené Brown, vulnerability researcher and storyteller, the following words were exchanged:<p>People who are walking around as perfectionists are ultimately afraid that the world is going to see them for who they really are and [that] they won’t measure up.<p>Though …

Inspire!

Life as a Nonviolent Psychopath

Neuroscientist James Fallon discovered through his work that he has the brain of a psychopath, and subsequently learned a lot about the role of genes in personality and how his brain affects his life.<p>In 2005, James Fallon's life started to resemble the plot of a well-honed joke or big-screen …

Study finds that a subset of children often considered to have autism may be misdiagnosed

Children with a genetic disorder called 22q11.2 deletion syndrome, who frequently are believed to also have autism, often may be misidentified …

Graduate School Admissions: Writing an Effective Personal Statement

By: David C. Prichard, Ph.D.<p>This article focuses on the central role that the personal statement plays in the MSW application process. Strategies are …

Social Issues

Serotonin deficiency may not cause depression after all

<b>(hikrcn/Shutterstock)</b><p>New research may lead to a more direct and effective treatment than common SSRIs<p>Jeanene Swanson<p>December 13, 2013 1:30pm (UTC)<p>Depression strikes some 35 million people worldwide, according to the World Health Organization, contributing to lowered quality of life as well as an …