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The importance of learning cannot be underestimated. Learning empowers us to fulfill our ideas and realize our full potential. The speed of gaining …Learning
City life can take a serious toll on your mental health. Research has shown that urban dwellers are more likely to suffer from chronic stress and mental illness, particularly depression.
But according to new research, the antidote to those city blues could be as simple as a walk in the park.
A …Mental Health
Very, very mild spoilers for Inside Out follow.An important part of the climax of Pixar's wonderful new film Inside Out involves the realization that …Pixar
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Do Musicians with Perfect Pitch Have More Autism Traits than Musicians without Perfect Pitch? An Empirical Study
Perfect pitch, also known as absolute pitch (AP), refers to the rare ability to identify or produce a musical tone correctly without the …Autism
Autism Research Undertaken by Organisations other than Research Autism
This page provides details of autism research being undertaken by organisations …Developmental Disabilities
Years of research suggests that we tend to hold other people to different standards than we hold ourselves.
For example: Your coworker turns in a project late, and you assume he's a slacker. The next week, you turn in a project late, and you tell yourself it's because you were preoccupied with …Psychology
If you run into an old friend at the train station, your brain will probably form a memory of the experience. And that memory will forever link the person you saw with the place where you saw him.
For the first time, researchers have been able to see that sort of link being created in people's …The Brain
Experts from Northern Arizona University have now developed a new chocolate recipe which can increase attention levels and alertness as well as …
Lysosomes, the “garbage disposal” systems of cells, are found in great abundance near the amyloid plaques in the brain that are a hallmark of …Life Sciences
Jonathan Delafield-Butt is a neurobiologist and developmental psychologist at the University of Strathclyde in Scotland who thinks the current theory of evolution needs to be far more nuanced to include, in particular, how biological form and function are transmitted across generations, as well as …Autism
It's a remarkable, mythical tale with lashings of gore – no wonder it's a favourite of psychology students the world over.
I'm talking about Phineas Gage, the nineteenth century railway worker who somehow survived the passing of a three-foot long tamping iron through the front of his brain and out …Psychology
It seems that growing miniature brains in the lab just wasn't good enough for neuroscientists, as a group of researchers have now constructed an artificial neuron that works like the real thing. Amazingly, the fake cell manages to capture the fundamental signal-transmitting function of neurons and …The Brain
Two licensed drugs have been shown to halt brain degeneration in mice, raising the prospect of a rapid acceleration in the search for a medicine to beat Alzheimer’s disease.
The results, presented on Tuesday at the Alzheimer’s Society annual research conference in Manchester, have been hailed as …The Brain
The region of the brain responsible for new memories and regulating emotions is smaller in the brains of people with recurrent depression, according …The Brain
The hippocampus, an area of the brain responsible for memory and emotion, shrinks in people with recurrent and poorly treated depression, a global study has found.
The findings highlighted the importance of treating depression early, particularly in teenagers and young adults, the study …The Brain
But what about familar emotions? Do people like, and seek out, familiar emotions more than unfamilar ones? Or, do people merely seek out emotions …Emotions
Each of us has, in our nose, about six million smell receptors of around four hundred different types. The distribution of these receptors varies …Scientific Research
Research on the placebo effect is revealing some amazing discoveries about the power of belief. Placebos were created to control for suggestion, …Consciousness
Dopamine neurons are activated less than in adults brains when teens are faced with the prospect of a reward, a new study reports.The Brain
Angela is not a typical one-year-old. Before her birth, Angela's parents were told that she had anencephaly, a birth defect that prevents the growth …The Brain
The Sensory Spectrum welcomes guest author John Pagano, Ph.D., OTR/L of Fab Strategies.The following article is reprinted with permission by the …Teaching
I have a distinct memory of going through my journals and notebooks when I was 10 or 11 and grading my own artwork; I gave almost everything an F. "This is terrible," I scrawled across one page with the beginnings of a sketch of a minaret, my intense frustration apparent in the big, sharp-edged …Art
DeviantART member DestinyBlue illustrates her experience with mental illness in this piece titled Depression. She explains that unlike physical …Depression
“Brain drain” is taking on new, and promising, meaning in the wake of two studies published this month that could help revolutionize how …The Brain
Could the technology that causes so much of our stress and anxiety also be the cure?
Last spring, Paul Ford was sick of the self-sabotaging, disparaging voice in his head, so he decided to do something about it. He'd been living with anxiety all his life, but it was getting in the way of his …Anxiety
Are you focused or does your mind wander? Increase your creativity by using a cognitive approach that best suits your personality.
Creative insight tends to strike one of two ways: either we labor over our work for hours and eventually find an innovative solution, or we’re driving in a car or lying …Psychology
In part one, we discussed an array of traits, behaviors, tendencies, abilities, and thinking patterns that characterize writers, especially those who …Personality
Neuroscientist, who says it’s possible to upload brains to computers, will change how you think about thinking
On an average working day, Dr. Hannah Critchlow has the privilege of watching the brain come alive in bright, electric lights. She maps its circuits, …The Brain