Jessica is a New York City native who graduated from undergrad with her B.S in Psychology. While her focus is steadily on trauma, and how it manifests itself in different cultural and religious contexts, she enjoys writings articles about the brain, its functions, and other mental disorders. Jessica enjoys educating those on all things psychology, neuroscience, as well as sharing her experiences. Any questions you have, she encourages you to not withhold them! Start a conversation with her under her blog posts, she will be more than delighted to chat with you!
Amygdala

Amygdala: The powerhouse of emotions

 

  Our brain is a palace of structures. It dictates everything we do, how we think, how we behave and how we feel. In this […]

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Hypersomnia

Hypersomnia: What it is, and how it impacts your health

 

  We often hear about how people can’t seem to fall asleep, thus leading to people pulling all-nighters. In reality most are trying to go […]

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Brain Zaps: A glimpse into the jolting brain phenomena

 

  Ever been shocked by your outlet when you’re going to plug in a charger? It feels like a little prick on your finger, followed […]

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EMDR: What is it, who is it for, how does it work and is it effective?

 

  In the world of psychology, there are many options for the type of treatment a patient can receive. The type of treatment is all […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Coprolalia

Coprolalia: The reason behind involuntary profane outbursts

 

  Obscene language is a big part of everybody’s daily lives – whether we like to believe it or not. Perhaps you banged your toe against […]

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children

Birth Order: does it determine your personality or is it a myth?

 

  We often hear how the middle child has it the worst, the youngest out of three is known to be spoiled, and the first […]

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man looking at work boards

Priming: Useful guide to the different types and its measurability

 

  In psychology, priming is the implicit memory effect where a stimulus that is exposed influences a response to a later stimulus. This will be […]

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