Molly is a writer specialized in health and psychology. She is passionate about neuroscience and how the brain works, and is constantly looking for new content from interesting sources. Molly is happy to give or take advice, and is always working to educate and inspire.
creative thinking

Creative Thinking: What is it and how to improve it

 

  Creative thinking is the ability to think in new and original ways. It means straying from traditional ideas and creating alternative solutions. Learn about […]

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Halo effect

The Halo Effect: 10 Tricks To Successfully Manage It

 

  The Halo Effect is a phenomenon to which we attribute personality characteristics based solely on the attractiveness of the person. In other words, the […]

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neurodegenerative diseases

Neurodegenerative Diseases: Characteristics, Cures, and Prevention

 

  Neurodegenerative diseases- What are they? Neurodegenerative diseases are characterized by damage to the nervous system, causing cognitive decline and changes in brain functions and how […]

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healthy habits

Scientifically Proven Healthy Habits- Get Back On Track!

 

  Scientifically proven healthy habits: Stress, anxiety, and general unhappiness are all caused by an imbalance in our lives. In other words, a balanced life […]

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Critical thinking

Critical Thinking: How to Develop It at Home and at School

 

  What is critical thinking? It’s a way of reasoning and questioning things to help us make better decisions. We’ll explain what critical thinking is […]

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Language disorders

Language Disorders and Speech Disorders: Types and Symptoms

 

  Language disorders and speech disorders are used to describe when a person has a specific difficulty with communication or other areas related to communication, […]

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Cognitive reserve

Cognitive Reserve: What it is, Aging, Alzheimer’s and How To Improve It

 

  We often talk about cognitive reserve when referring to someone who takes care of their brain health, who has the ability to decrease cognitive […]

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Exercises to improve executive function

10 Simple Exercises to Improve Executive Function At Home

 

  Recent studies have been able to shed some light on executive functions, their importance, and how they can be trained. In this article, psychologist […]

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The difference between psychologist and psychiatrist

What’s the Difference Between a Psychologist and Psychiatrist? Who Should You See?

 

  Many people are unsure of who they should see when they’re going through a rough patch. Do you go to a psychologist or a […]

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How to start working out

Are You Ready To Make A Change? Tips for How To Start Working Out

 

  Have you tried to start working out before but you gave up when it got hard? Do you want to start again, but you’re […]

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brain gym: keep your brain healthy and young

Brain Gym: 16 Activities That Will Help Your Brain Stay Younger

 

  Brain Gym for a healthy mind. A few years ago, we started to learn about the importance of training our brains. Today we know […]

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Pathological liars

Pathological Liars: How to Identify, Help, and Prevent It from Happening

 

  Telling the occasional white lie doesn’t change who your are and it doesn’t make you a bad person. However, there are some people who […]

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stop smoking tips

Trying To Quit Smoking? 11 Stop Smoking Tips from a Psychologist

 

  “I can quit whenever I want”, “I’m not really addicted”, “I’ll quit after this week”, “We’ll all die someday anyways”… Quitting smoking can be […]

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Online Dyscalculia Quiz

Do You Think Your Child Might Have Dyscalculia? Take The Online Dyscalculia Quiz

 

  Dyscalculia is a learning disorder characterized by a difficulty learning mathematical operations, numbers, and symbols. If you think your school-aged child might have dyscalculia, […]

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how to become a morning person

How to Become a Morning Person: 10 Tips for the Sleeping Beauty in All of Us

 

  We’ve all made plans the night before, telling ourselves things like “Okay, tomorrow I will wake up early, eat breakfast, go for a run, […]

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What is validation therapy?

How To Communicate With Someone Who Has Advanced Dementia: Validation Therapy

 

  Do you not understand why you have to continuously repeat the same thing to your family member with dementia? Does it bother you that […]

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ways to stay focused if you have ADHD

Don’t Get Distracted! Ways to Stay Focused If You Have ADHD

 

  Many adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder can’t combat the symptoms of this disorder without medication, but if the symptoms of ADHD in adults […]

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How to avoid jet lag

Feeling Extra Tired After Your Trip? How To Avoid Jet Lag

 

  When we travel and change time zones, it’s normal for our bodies to need time to adjust. While we’re adjusting, we might experience insomnia, fatigue, […]

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Caffeine As An ADHD Treatment

Caffeine As An ADHD Treatment: Combat Hyperactivity Without Medication

 

  It’s been proven that caffeine can help reduce the symptoms of ADHD in some people, but it is an experimental treatment for ADHD and […]

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relaxing music to stimulate your baby

Developing Intelligence in Your Child: Relaxing Music To Stimulate Your Baby

 

  We’ve talked a few times about how music affects the brain. Music has been proven to cause emotional reactions in people, like happiness or […]

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super foods for your brain

13 Superfoods For Your Brain

 

  Eating in some cultures is very important. It is a time when friends and family gather and enjoy a meal together. The Spanish even […]

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How To Treat Dyscalculia In Children

Your Child Isn’t Doing Well At School? How To Treat Dyscalculia In Children

 

  Dyscalculia is a learning disorder that affects a child’s ability to learn mathematical processes and skills. Luckily, this learning disorder has nothing to do […]

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Possible Differences In Autism Symptoms Between Boys and Girls

Is Autism The Same In Both Sexes? Possible Differences In Autism Symptoms Between Boys and Girls

 

  There have been many different studies conducted about autism in children that makes us believe that girls have a type of genetic protection against […]

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How to live with a schizophrenic

How To Live With a Schizophrenic: Make Your Life Easier

 

  Living with someone who has schizophrenia might be hard sometimes. Even though you can’t see it, these people need you. In this article, we’ll […]

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How to interact with an autistic person

How to Interact with an Autistic Person

 

  We already know that autistic people see the world and communicate differently, like we can see in Savant Syndrome. In spite of this, it’s […]

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sleeping well improves memory

Sleeping Well Improves Memory: Advantages of Being Well-Rested

 

  Sleeping well improves memory? Who hasn’t had problems concentrating at work after a poor night’s sleep? In 2013, a study showed that this common […]

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Sexual Aggression Affects the Female Brain

Sexual Assault Affects the Female Brain

 

  According to the World Health Organization (WHO), abuse against women, both emotional and physical, creates a huge public health problem that negatively affects a […]

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How to tell if your child has a learning disorder

Problems studying? How to Tell If Your Child Has A Learning Disorder

 

  It’s sometimes difficult to tell if a child isn’t working hard at school, or if their academic problems are actually caused by a learning disorder […]

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Activities to help dyscalculia at home

Activities To Help Dyscalculia At Home If Math Seems Impossible

 

  Activities to help dyscalculia at home. Dyscalculia is a learning disorder that is similar to dyslexia but is not as well-known. While those who […]

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How to prevent depression in children

Is Your Child Sad? How To Prevent Depression in Children

 

  Learning how to prevent depression may be helpful for keeping your children from suffering and helping be more emotionally balanced in the future.We usually […]

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How to prevent brain cancer

Learn How To Take Care Of Yourself: How To Prevent Brain Cancer

 

  When treating brain cancer, specialists aren’t usually sure what is the actual cause of the different tumors that they see, but that do know […]

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What are the best positions to sleep during pregnancy?

What Are The Best Positions To Sleep During Pregnancy: Insomnia During The First Trimester Of Pregnancy

 

  We’ve already talked about some of the causes of insomnia during the first trimester of pregnancy and suggested some easy remedies. But what happened […]

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what is early onset dementia

What Is Early Onset Dementia? Signs And Symptoms

 

  What is early onset dementia? It is a degenerative disease that causes a gradual deterioration of the brain cells. It is considered early onset […]

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How to overcome depression after the loss of a loved one

How To Overcome Depression After The Loss Of A Loved One

 

  In some cases, depression can be the result of traumatic events, like losing a loved one. These experiences may cause irrational fear, recurring negative […]

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