Orthorexia Nervosa

Orthorexia Nervosa: The eating disorder that’s taking over

 

 Orthorexia Nervosa. Eating healthy has become the main subject today in social media. There has been a craze over who is the fittest and who […]

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Breathing techniques

Breathing Techniques: Exercises and types of breathing

 

 Breathing Techniques. Controlling our breathing is one of the most effective means of intervening in our bodily and physiological state. Breathing connects the mind and […]

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Pica Disorder

Pica Disorder: What is is? Discover everything about this eating disorder

 

 Pica disorder also called “pica” is not well known but has serious health implications. It is a type of eating disorder in which there is […]

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nucleus accumbens

Nucleus Accumbens: What is it, functions, anatomy, diseases.

 

 The nucleus accumbens is a brain structure that is part of our pleasure and reward system. It activates our motivation and allows willpower to translate […]

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Grieving

Grieving: Complete guide to what is it, phases, symptoms, and tips

 

 When we lose a loved one we start to have all kinds of negative feelings and emotions. Grieving is a normal process when we lose […]

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Self-improvement

Self-Improvement: Personal Development Techniques and Strategies

 

 You lead a very full life, you apparently don’t lack anything and have everything you want, but still, you are not satisfied. There is something […]

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The brain and menstruation

Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS): Getting to know Aunt Flo

 

 Premenstrual syndrome. Fun fact: in Victorian times, it was possible for a woman to be institutionalized if they experienced any kind of menstruation-related anger. This […]

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Anger Management for Kids

Anger management for kids: Teach your child to deal with frustration

 

 Anger management for kids is one of the most daunting parent tasks. In the following article, we will explain what is frustration and anger and […]

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Color psychology

Color Psychology: How Colors Affect Us and What Each One Means

 

 What is color psychology? How do colors influence emotions? What do the colors mean? What do the colors convey in different cultures? The meaning of […]

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Mental Health

Mental Health: What Is It and How to Be Mentally Healthy

 

 What is mental health? We all want to be healthy and enjoy a general well-being, but this is impossible if we are not mentally healthy. […]

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Cognitive Psychology

Cognitive Psychology: Inquiring in Mental Processes

 

 What is cognitive psychology? Who are its main authors? What are its characteristics?  In this article, we will talk about the study of cognitive processes. […]

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Type A and Type B Personality

Type A and Type B Personality: Is there a Type C? Which one are you?

 

 Type A and Type B personality. Are you a person who is competitive by nature? Do you or the people you know consider you a […]

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Animal Assisted Therapy: What it is, and how does it help?

 

 Nothing but heart eyes galore anytime we see an owner with a dog on a street. We see those sad commercials with animals who are […]

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Cognitive Distortions

Cognitive Distortions: What are they and How to avoid them?

 

 What are Cognitive Distortions? What are their characteristics and consequences? What types of cognitive distortions are there? In this article, we will solve these questions […]

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Night terrors are not uncommon in children

Night Terrors: What are they, Symptoms, Causes, and Prevention

 

 Trouble sleeping is common. Whether due to a busy schedule, stress, or other factors, many people struggle to get a healthy amount of sleep. In […]

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Autoimmune Diseases

Autoimmune Disease: What are they, symptoms and treatment.

 

 Commonly referenced by those who have autoimmune diseases, these types of diseases are often invisible. Sometimes, when looking at a person, you can often tell […]

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Rote Learning

Rote Learning: Retaining Information Without Deepening Its Meaning

 

 Do you remember when you learned to multiply? You repeat the same multiplication tables over and over. This is a technique called rote learning. Do […]

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Theory of Mind

Theory of Mind: What it is, evaluate it and activities to enhance it

 

 Have you stopped to think about what your world would be like if you were not able to imagine others’ intentions and thoughts? The ability […]

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Asperger's Syndrome

Asperger’s Syndrome: What It Is, Symptoms, Causes, Treatment and Tips

 

 Sheldon Cooper has helped make this disorder more popular in recent years. This disorder affects the quality of life of children and adults around the […]

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Echolalia

Oppositional Defiant Disorder In Children: How To Spot It?

 

 Every child and adolescent react to difficult situations in their own way according to different factors. Some of them may include character, genetics, education, and culture. […]

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CogniFit Tools

Online Cognitive Assessment and Training Market Just Became a Billion Dollar Opportunity

 

 CogniFit, leader in brain training and brain stimulation, is part of the brain fitness market which is forecasted to reach over $9.48 billion by 2022. […]

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CogniFit Brain Training Tool

When Brain Training Works, It Can Help Millions of Lives and Improve the Quality of Life of the World’s Aging Population

 

 An Australian systematic review shows how CogniFit solutions are both effective and useful, and why few brain and neuro scientific solutions work. A new study […]

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Learning Difficulties

Learning Difficulties: What Is It, Symptoms, Types and Intervention?

 

 Does your child have difficulty reading, doing math problems, writing, centering his attention, or coordination? Perhaps these problems could be due to a learning difficulty. In […]

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blended learning

Blended Learning: Why It’s Taking The Lead In Education

 

 We have all used different methods of ‘blended learning’ models when being educated in our classrooms and trained in the workplace. Whether we realized it […]

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Empty Nest Syndrome

What is Empty Nest Syndrome? A Useful Guide to this Evolving Phenomenon

 

 As summer slowly comes to an end, college students are transitioning back to their academic year with many moving into their dormitories. While college students […]

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Addiction

Addiction: From Drugs to Brain to Behavior

 

 Addiction is a very common concept in today’s society. When we think about addiction, we usually picture drug addicts, looking for another fix. Addiction, however, […]

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Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) or Dysmorphophobia: People obsessed with their defects

 

 Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) – People obsessed with a part of their body that they are not comfortable with and want to modify it. For […]

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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy 2

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT): What is it and how does it work?

 

 Throughout decades different types of therapy have emerged. From art therapy to narrative exposure therapy to cognitive behavioural therapy. In this article, we will explore […]

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Peer pressure

Peer Pressure: Why We Feel It, How to Overcome it, and Can It Be Positive?

 

 Peer Pressure. When we hear the phrase ‘peer pressure’ we often think back to grade school. We might think of the pressure children and adolescents […]

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Adrenalin

Adrenalin or Epinephrine: A Useful Guide with Questions and Answers

 

 Learn all about Adrenalin (epinephrine): What it is and what does it do, characteristics, functions, effects, release, what happens when we have an excess, its […]

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Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile Dysfunction: Brief Treatment Guide on How to Overcome It

 

 Erectile Dysfunction: Brief treatment guide in how to overcome it. The level of daily stress is enough to encourage situations in which you are not […]

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Agoraphobia

Agoraphobia: Fear of public places and situations

 

 Agoraphobia can make you feel trapped and feel like you are not able to get out. It’s a mental disorder that causes you to worry […]

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Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline Personality Disorder: What it is, Causes and Treatment

 

 Between 1.6% and 5.9% of the population has borderline personality disorder. Symptoms develop early in adulthood but can be observed as children through emotional instability […]

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Phantom Pain

Phantom Pain: The Feeling Is As Real As It Can Get!

 

 Phantom pain is a sensation that various individuals perceive towards a part of the body or an internal organ that doesn’t exist. This phantom pain […]

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Mindfulness Meditation

Mindfulness Meditation: What Is This Meditation Everyone Talks About?

 

 Mindfulness is a technique that has become very popular, but there is still a lot of doubts about what it really is and how it […]

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Prosopagnosia

Prosopagnosia: Inability To Recognize Loved Ones

 

 Prosopagnosia or face blindness is quite a devastating condition. Imagine, suddenly finding yourself at a position where you are unable to recognize your family and […]

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OCD

OCD or Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: The Danger of Repetitive Behaviors

 

 OCD or Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Knock-knock-knock. You knock 3 in a steady manner. Every single wooden piece of furniture in your room needs to be knocked. […]

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Limbic System Functions: Limbo With Your Limbic System

 

 Your limbic system functions range from regulating your emotions to storing your memories to even helping you to learn new information. Your limbic system is […]

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Child Hyperactivity

Child Hyperactivity: What it is, causes and how does education play a role?

 

 Sometimes we find “unruly” and restless children in the classroom, whose grades keep getting worse and disrupt the class any chance they get.  They can’t […]

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psychologist vs psychotherapist

Psychologist vs Psychiatrist: together for better treatment

 

 Psychologist vs psychiatrist has been a question on the minds of a plethora of people who are seeking professional help. In the society that we […]

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what is early onset dementia

What Is Early Onset Dementia? Signs And Symptoms

 

 Early onset dementia.  Imagine you are at your friend’s 50th birthday gathering and you forget everyone’s name, how you got there and where you are? […]

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The Placebo Effect

Placebo Effect: What is it and how does it work?

 

 The medical and scientific community has recognized the placebo effect for many years. For a person that is not involved with science, the phrase might […]

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Optogenetics

Optogenetics: An all powerful revolutionary technique?

 

 Optogenetics is a new form of stimulating and controlling cells in the living tissue. Research is advancing in ways that we have not thought imaginable […]

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benefit of exercise on the brain

Benefits of exercise on the brain: How does exercise help?

 

 You’ve probably heard before how the brain is “like a muscle” and just like our other muscles, we need to exercise it regularly. But how […]

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