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Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT): A guide to this type of therapy

 

 Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a contextual therapy that uses acceptance and mindfulness strategies, to increase psychological flexibility and behavioral changes. Steven C. Hayes is the founder […]

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Brain Reward System

Brain Reward System: A complete guide to our pleasure center

 

  Our brain reward system is incredible in how it functions! But what is it and how does it function? How does the brain reward […]

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Epilepsy

What is Epilepsy: A complete guide to this chronic disorder

 

  We’ve all heard of people who can’t be around flashing lights because of their epilepsy, but what is epilepsy? In this article, we will […]

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Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Dialectical Behavior Therapy: An overview on this type of therapy

 

  Imagine having emotions that are constantly difficult to control… behaviors that are hard to live with. In this article, we will cover what dialectical […]

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Psychogenic Amnesia

Psychogenic Amnesia or dissociative amnesia: Complete guide to this memory loss

 

  Imagine going through an accident and not remembering anything surrounding the accident, including the accident itself. This is what is known as psychogenic amnesia. […]

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Language disorders

Language Disorders and Speech Disorders: Types and Symptoms

 

  Have you ever had a hard time pronouncing things, articulating words, mixing up word meanings? These are some aspects or symptoms of language disorders. […]

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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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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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Somatic Symptom Disorder

Somatic Symptom Disorder: An in-depth guide to this illness

 

  Ever felt that that migraine was a tumor forming in your brain? Well, if you have somatic symptom disorder, that’s exactly how it is! […]

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Branch like dendrites

Looking at the Neuron; Its structures and their functions.

 

  Cell body. There are around 100 billion neurons in the brain! Neurons are really small, measuring in microns (thousands of a millimetre) The smallest […]

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why we need closure

Why We Need Closure: Your Brain on Grief

 

  “I just need to know what happened.” This is the sentiment of many who have lost someone. After a tragedy like a plane crash, […]

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Imaginative play

Development of Cognitive Skills; Piaget’s theory.

 

  Crawl before you walk, walk before you run! When it comes to development, this phrase is certainly true. Before children learn to talk and […]

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sympathetic nervous system

Sympathetic Nervous System: A guide to understanding how it works

 

  Our bodies rush with adrenaline and we get into fight-or-flight mode, which is the activation of our sympathetic nervous system. But what is it? […]

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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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Trastorno de personalidad

Night Terrors: What are they and what to do about them

 

  Night Terrors. Have you ever been woken up in the middle of the night by the sound of your child screaming? Does it seem […]

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Compassion

Compassion: A complete guide on being a compassionate person

 

  The Dalai Lama once said, “If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” But what […]

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What is a Realist? How to Tell if You Have a Realist Personality

 

  What is a realist? Do you think you might be one? A realist is someone who can look at things as they are in […]

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Light Sleep: Do you wake up feeling refreshed?

 

  Sometimes you just don’t wake up feeling refreshed. Why is that? In this article, we will answer: what is light sleep, what are the […]

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dysthymia

Dysthymia: Persistent Depressive Disorder- What is it and Symptoms

 

  We’ve all been “there”, where we find ourselves more down than usual, we don’t feel like doing anything and have a constant feeling of […]

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Retrograde amnesia

Retrograde amnesia: Forgetting your past completely

 

  Imagine forgetting everything from the past decade and being completely unable to recall those years. In this article, we will find out what retrograde […]

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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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Brain based learning

Brain based learning: What is it and how to apply it

 

  What is brain based learning, and why it matters. Brain bases learning is a new perspective in teaching and learning that is based on using technology and knowledge of […]

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Understanding the brain and neurotransmitters

The different types of neurotransmitters: What are they?

 

  You’ve probably heard of how dopamine plays a role in feelings of pleasure, or how serotonin levels influence depression. This barely scratches the surface […]

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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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Nomophobia

Nomophobia: Fear being away from your phone?

 

  Do you ever feel anxiety because you’re away from your phone? Do you always use your phone to look up things you don’t know? […]

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Hypertension

Hypertension: A complete guide to high blood pressure

 

  “I was walking down to the supermarket and started to feel vision problems, headache, chest pain, difficulty breathing and pounding in my chest and […]

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Assertiveness

Assertiveness: A complete guide on this social and communication skill

 

  Assertiveness. Imagine that you are living the following situations: You lend a friend one of your books. She returns it with pages missing. Your […]

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Anterograde Amnesia

Anterograde Amnesia: Familiar faces become strangers

 

  Anterograde Amnesia: Imagine yourself wandering up and down the streets not finding back home. Well, the solution is simple, looking for a taxi or […]

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Cognitive Dissonance

Cognitive Dissonance: How Does it Influence How We Think?

 

  Have you ever felt one way but did the opposite? Or have you ever had two different opinions about the same thing? You’ve experienced […]

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Gender Dysphoria

Gender Dysphoria: A complete guide that clarifies everything about this dysphoria

 

  Have you ever wondered what gender dysphoria is? In this article, we’ll show you not only what gender dysphoria is and the history of […]

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Dysphasia

Dysphasia: Difficulty with comprehension of spoken or written language

 

  Imagine not being about to sing your favorite song, or not being able to write or say how you feel or what you are […]

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Stages of Grief

Stages of Grief: Complete guide on what stages to expect when grieving

 

  Everybody grieves at some point in their life… but what is grief? What are the different stages of grief? How does grief affect the […]

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Probiotics

Probiotics: Everything you need to know about our friendly bacteria

 

  What are probiotics? Where do I find probiotics? How do probiotics affect my health? Can I eat too many probiotics? These are all questions […]

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Benefits of learning foreign languages

Not Sure If You Should Take The Leap? Cognitive Benefits of Learning Foreign Languages

 

  We may not look back on our foreign language classes at school with much fondness.However, after reading about the following benefits of learning foreign […]

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Living with Panic Disorder: Panic Attacks

Fighting Fear: Living with Panic Disorder

 

  You’re sitting in an airplane, clenching the armrests with your fingers when your heart starts pounding. Maybe the walls feel like they’re closing in […]

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Mindfulness can change your brain? Find out how it relates to brain shape

 

  Mindfulness occurs when your mind is at peace with what is present and you fully conscious of what is going on around you. Similar […]

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Emotional memories: How emotions help you remember

 

  Have you ever wondered why are there situations you can remember better and more vividly than others? How you might even experience an intense […]

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sex differences in the brain

Sex differences in the brain: Is there a male and a female brain?

 

  For many years, science has tried to explain how women and men are different beyond sexual traits. On this matter, research continues on how sex […]

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types of exercise

Types of exercise: Different types of exercise and their benefits

 

  Types of exercise. Cue the groans! This blog post is all about the benefits of different types of exercise. Yes! You read that correctly! […]

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