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NeuroFocus Uses Neuromarketing To Hack Your Brain

Intel, PayPal, Pepsico, Google, HP, Citi, and Microsoft are spending millions to plumb your mind. Here’s how it’s done.<p>Photo by Gene Lee<p><b>A.K. Pradeep knows what you like</b> and why you like it. Take the sleek, slick iPad. Ask Mac lovers why they adore their tablet and they’ll say it’s the convenience, …

How I became a shamanic healer

by Ishtar Babilu Dingir<p>Sometimes, I get asked about why I became a shamanic healer, or how I became a shaman, and I would like to try to describe …

Dara O Briain’s Science Club, BBC Two, review

Dara O Briain’s Science Club, the first of a six-part series on BBC Two last night, was effectively The Infinite Monkey Cage with pictures, writes Benji Wilson.<p>The success of The Infinite Monkey Cage, Radio 4’s irreverent comedy science show has, like a butterfly flapping its wings in the …

The brain science of the vagina heralds a new sexual revolution

My new book, Vagina: A New Biography, has just come out in the UK – to a whirlwind of reaction. Why write about the vagina? And why now?<p>The main …

Science-fiction concept of ‘mind melds’ moves closer to reality

The scientists call it a "brain link," and it is the closest anyone has gotten to a real-life "mind meld": the thoughts of a rat romping around a lab in Brazil were captured by electronic sensors and sent via Internet to the brain of a rat in the United States.<p>The result: the second rat received …

Now Live: The March 2013 Issue Of Popular Science Magazine

Jacob Ward, editor-in-chief of Popular Science, wonders why we can't get into the same funding spirit for science as we do for supertall skyscrapers.<p>Why do we build incredibly tall buildings? What is it in the human psyche that requires us to go higher? Is it a masculinity problem? A desire to …

Brain Exercises: Get Your Mind in Shape

Sorry, sudoku. The best way to stay quick-witted might be to hit the gym<p>When it comes to self-improvement, I've always prioritized my brain over my body. Why waste an hour scurrying on a treadmill like a gerbil with a bunch of sweaty strangers when I could spend it curled up with a good book? Not …

Uta Frith: 'The brain is not a pudding; it is an engine'

Uta Frith sits in her beautiful, book-lined sitting-room in Harrow, north London, looking out towards the Chilterns. She is emeritus professor in …

Struggling With Compulsive Eating? How Overeaters Anonymous Can Help Your Recovery

When someone suffers from compulsive eating disorder or binge eating disorder, it can be a nightmare that seemingly has no end in sight. Getting …

Woman Vs. Food: Inside Overeaters Anonymous

The bread basket, a can of frosting, sprinkles by the spoonful — Arianne Cohen was powerless over her food cravings. So she headed to Overeaters Anonymous. But was food "abstinence" the answer?<p>Let me tell you my biggest secret: If you and I dine together and there is a bread basket sitting between …

Received - Integral Recovery: A Revolutionary Approach to the Treatment of Alcoholism and Addiction by John Dupuy

I recently received a review copy of <i>Integral Recovery: A Revolutionary Approach to the Treatment of Alcoholism and Addiction</i> by John Dupuy from SUNY …

Without my struggles I wouldn't be the awesome person I am today!

by Amanda<br>(believeinrecovery.tumblr.com | Twitter: B3lieveRecovery)<p>It all started when i turned 13. I don’t want to go into it, I’m not ready and it’s …

Depression

alcohol abuse | prevention | addiction treatment | secondhand drinking | mental illness

Posted on by Guest Author • 0 Comments<p>Understanding codependency can help you appreciate that you do not have to lose yourself in order to love …

Nutrition and Addiction Recovery Index

• How Diet and Nutrition Impact Recovery – A look at how proper diet can contribute to a state of well-being and reduce the cravings for drugs and …

Homelessness and Addiction Recovery (audio)

While many economic and societal factors are cited as the cause of homelessness, the basic fact is that at least 2/3 are either addicted to alcohol …

Mental Disorders

#WHOAwomenselfie Contest

WHOAwomen and Mercy Ministries are partnering for a <b>#WHOAwomenselfie Contest</b><p><b>What will you win?</b><br>A VIP ticket to the West Monroe Evening of Mercy Benefit …

Flying

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Teenage drink and drug abuse linked to brain 'wiring'

Teenagers who binge drink and take drugs may have differently wired brains - meaning they could be screened for their risk of substance abuse.<p>Newly discovered networks of neurons suggest some youngsters are more likely to begin smoking, experimenting with cannabis or consuming large amounts of …

The Power of Choosing Resilience

<i>Psychological conditions that are epidemic among urban homosexual and bisexual youth warrant conscious efforts to foster self-esteem, positive relationships, and social support.</i><p>Aaron Favila / AP<p>"He would walk into a room and say a couple quick words and everybody would just forget their problems …

'Sex Addiction' Redefined

<i>A new psychiatric diagnosis for those suffering (yes, suffering) from hypersexuality</i><p>josemanuelerre/Flickr<p>When the <i>Diagnostic and Statistical Manual</i> (DSM) -- the definitive guide to diagnostic criteria used by U.S. mental health professionals -- is updated next May (for the first time in 13 years) …

Jennie Ketcham Interview: Recovering From Sex Addiction

Memoirist Jennie Ketcham talks to Rachel Kramer Bussel about her past as pornography actress Penny Flame, and how she quit the business.<p>To escape the …

Sex addiction and one sufferer's recovery

THEATER<p>David Kleinberg is a sex addict.<p>"Outside the program I might say I'm a recovering sex addict," he points out, referring to the 12-step program he's been involved in for many years. "But in the rooms I say I'm a sex addict. That's ironic because I haven't acted on it in 12 years, and I know …

San Francisco Sex Study: New Survey Reveals Our Prudish Tendencies (PHOTOS)

Between live S&M demonstrations in a historic armory and bedazzling vibrator contests, San Franciscans are nothing if not sex positive.<p>Which is why we were utterly shocked to learn that our local women are less sexually experienced than their counterparts in other cities. According to a recent …

Understanding Addiction by Jon Daily, LCSW, CADC II_002

Relaxation and Hypnosis "The Betty" - Dr. Michael Leeds

New Jersey Opiate Addiction Treatment