Interesting facts about our health, discoveries, articles, and interesting news about rare diseases and disorders, surprising studies, innovative treatments, etc.

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 system […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Parenting Styles

Parenting Styles: A complete guide to different types of parenting methods

 

  Everybody is raised in a different way. We have all, at least once, said: “If I did that my (insert parent here) would be […]

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Brain seizures

Brain seizures: When The Brain Has Too Much Energy

 

  Brain seizures: Some of us have to deal with them every single day, whilst others can be witnesses of someone having a  brain seizure. […]

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The effects of sugar on the brain

The Effects of Sugar on the Brain: Everything you need to know

 

  We are always hearing about how sugar is bad for us, but how does it affect us? How does sugar affect our brains? In […]

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Teaching Method

Teaching Styles: Everything you need to know about teaching methods and strategies

 

  Have you ever thought about how each classroom teaches things differently? In this article, we answer what are teaching styles, why are there multiple […]

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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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Phonemic Awareness

Phonemic Awareness: The Sounds of Reading

 

  Have you ever thought about the difference between the pronunciation of “bat” and “pat”? e. In this article, we answer questions like what is […]

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Hypnosis

Hypnotherapy: What is it, what are the different types and treatments?

 

  Hypnotherapy. Have you ever thought of being hypnotized? In this article, we answer some questions you might have: what is hypnotherapy, what are the […]

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Negative Thoughts

Negative Thoughts: 10 Tips to Stop Negative Thinking

 

  Negative Thoughts. “I will never reach my goals” “Everything is going awry” “I have such bad luck”. If we maintain a negative attitude towards […]

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New Study points to CogniFit as key vendor for future K-12 testing and assessments

 

  New market research report outlines CogniFit as one of the key technology solutions that could transform and propel the future of K-12 tests and […]

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Endorphins: Learn everything you need to know about the feel-good chemicals

 

  Endorphins is a word you have probably heard of, but do you know what it means?  Whether it is the feeling of riding a […]

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demyelinating diseases

Demyelinating Diseases: A useful guide to diseases involving myelin

 

  What are the types of demyelinating diseases that affect the central nervous system? In this article, we answer all your questions: functions of myelin, […]

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Sensory Integration Therapy

Sensory Integration Therapy: What is it and who benefits from it?

 

  Sensory integration therapy. Sensory integration refers to the brain’s ability to organize sensory information that comes from our surroundings. Sensations come in as perception […]

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nonverbal learning disability

Nonverbal learning disability: What is it? What are its symptoms?

 

  Nonverbal learning disability. Does your child have difficulty relating to other children? Does he have a hard time understanding subtle voice changes or sarcasm? […]

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