Kirsty Pye

24 Flips | 6 Magazines | 1 Following | 3 Followers | @kirstypye | A mother of 3. At Bexley College studing Access to Nursing.

Poverty does bad things to your brain - Futurity

Poverty and the worry that goes with it uses up so much mental energy that …

In Chicago's poor neighborhoods, residents suffer and get sick - Futurity

Residents of poorer Chicago neighborhoods are more likely to suffer terrible life events—and their health suffers as a result, research shows.

When The 'Trust Hormone' Is Out Of Balance

This is a story about a fickle little hormone that plays a large role in our lives.<p>The name of the hormone is oxytocin, and until recently it was mostly dismissed by scientists. They knew it played a role in inducing labor and facilitating breast-feeding, but otherwise didn't give it much attention.<p>…

University of Washington

Will Ferrell & Zach Galifianakis Debate Children

Feral (wild) Russian child Oxana Malaya (dog child).MPG

Feral Children part 1

Neurons or nerve cells - Structure function and types of neurons | Human Anatomy | 3D Biology

How Does Blood Clot

Hemostasis - Helpful Blood Clotting

Most Doctors, Nurses And Midwives Observe Risky Shortcuts Taken During Delivery (STUDY)

By: By Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer<p>Published: 07/25/2013 10:05 AM EDT on LiveScience<p>Most doctors, midwives and nurses who help deliver babies have observed their colleagues taking shortcuts or engaging in behavior that could compromise patient safety, but few speak up about the issue, a new study …

How White Blood Cells Work

Immune System - Natural Killer Cell

Empathy: The Human Connection to Patient Care

10 signs you're a burned-out ER nurse

Ron Chapple Studios | ThinkStock + Scrubs<p>“Never, ever lie to your ER nurse. Their BS detectors are excellent, and you lose all credibility when you …


Future of Nursing

Resources<p>A library at your fingertips<p>Help promote better health through nursing by tapping into hundreds of resources, including studies, toolkits, …


Are You An Introvert Or An Extrovert? What It Means For Your Career

Extroverts are outgoing and introverts are shy, right? Not exactly. Truly understanding each personality type–and which one you are–can help you manage a vast range of experiences.<p>Here is something that hit me recently: For a long time, I had a certain idea about what makes an introvert or an …

How the Brain Creates Personality: A New Theory

Are you a mover, a perceiver, a stimulator, or an adapter? Modes of thinking can be understood in terms of how the top and bottom—rather than right and left—parts of the brain interact.<p>It is possible to examine any object—including a brain—at different levels. Take the example of a building. If we …

10 Things You Should Never Say About Yourself

<i>“None but ourselves can free our minds.”<br>―Bob Marley</i><p>When I was a freshman in high school, and struggling to find my way, someone anonymously slipped a …

Fifteen Reasons We Need Friends

A new view of neuroticism shows what really makes you anxious<p>New studies show how your smile affects your relationship, if not your life<p>The details …