Toon

59 Flips | 2 Magazines | 6 Likes | 5 Following | @toonkaun | Over 18

The tell-tale signs you’re totally stressed out, according to your Myers-Briggs personality type

Sudden health problems or unexpected trauma can spike stress levels in a heartbeat, but its build-up is more often slow-moving—and insidious. Stress …

'Someone will find me out' – Impostor Phenomenon and the toll it takes on working women

Logically, I know I’m good at what I do. But I’m still constantly afraid someone is going to find me out for being a fraud.<p>Millions of people – one …

Lily Bailey on living with OCD: 'My brain was filled with weird, uncomfortable thoughts'

Tired of people misunderstanding OCD, the UK model and writer decided to share her secret inner world. Here she answers 10 questions about the fourth most common mental illness<p><b>Your extremely compelling book, Because We Are Bad, details your life with obsessive compulsive disorder. You are 23 now</b> …

Major finding in human anatomy has implications for many brain diseases, including Alzheimer’s

<b>By David Kohn</b>, <i>The Washington Post</i><p>Kari Alitalo had studied lymphatic vessels for more than two decades. So he knew that this network, which carries …

Swallowable gastric balloon could help the obese lose weight without surgery

Although not a replacement for bariatric surgery, temporary balloon could be used as early intervention or for those who do not want, or cannot have, surgery<p>A balloon that can be swallowed and then filled with water while in the stomach can help obese people to lose large amounts of weight without …

404 Page

Explore Opportunity<p>Internet researchers can work as Independent Research Consultants or with individuals or companies to gather, synthesize and …

Why Some People Are Born Anxious, With Daniel Keating

Have you ever noticed that some people just seemed hard-wired to be stressed out? Maybe you feel like you’ve been dealt an anxious hand yourself. …

In Utero

How Lorde's 'Green Light' Was Shaped By Her Synesthesia

Over a building disco beat on her single “Green Light,” Lorde sings, “I hear sounds in my mind / Brand new sounds in my mind.” In reality, how the …

The Brain

What a doctor wants you to know about IBS

Including some self-help tips<p>Irritable bowel syndrome (often called IBS) is the name given to a collection of various symptoms, some or all of which …

The key to OCD treatment may be a single protein

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) can be a debilitating condition, as persistent anxious thoughts lead sufferers to repeat an action to the point …

Neuroscience

Watch a Neuroscientist Explain a Concept in 5 Levels of Difficulty

In this <i>WIRED</i> video, neuroscientist Bobby Kasthuri explains the concept of a <i>connectome</i> to a series of people with differing levels of experience. The …

Alice In Wonderland

Harvard Scientists Think They've Pinpointed The Physical Source of Consciousness

Is this where awareness lives?<p>Scientists have struggled for millennia to understand human consciousness - the awareness of one's existence. Despite …

Consciousness

Can You Zap Your Brain Back to Health?

<i>Summary: Researchers have develop an MRI method whereby the magnetic fields induced by tDCS currents can be visualized in living humans.</i><p>Source:</b> …

Neuroscience

A New Dawn in Heart Disease Treatment - Seven Figure Publishing

Whether intentional or circumstantial, we have fallen into a time hierarchy for curing and treating the three big killer illnesses in America — heart …

Can an uploaded brain live forever?

As speedy as today's supercomputers are, they're still nowhere near the complexity and power of the brains sitting inside of our heads. But the rapid …

Singularity

The ice bucket challenge worked: There’s been a breakthrough in ALS research

Cast your mind back to summer of 2014, and the sight of people pouring buckets of ice and water over their heads. Seventeen million YouTube videos and two years later, the effort has born fruit. Scientists funded by the campaign have found a new gene linked to the rare but devastating amyotrophic …

ALS

New Therapy Treats Autoimmune Disease Without Suppressing Immune System

Treatments for autoimmune diseases are hampered by a lack of understanding of specific immune cells at work in individual diseases. The first line of …

Fighting life-threatening bacteria without antibiotics - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Patients suffering from liver cirrhosis often die of life-threatening bacterial infections. In these patients the immune cells are unable to …