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 (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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Microsleep

Microsleep: What is it, symptoms and dangers of sleep deprivation

 

 Microsleep is such a common that many don’t even realize the real-life dangers of it. It is one thing to doze off in class for […]

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neuroimaging

Neuroimaging: What is it and how can it map the brain?

 

 One of the ways psychology has progressed came from the use of various neuroimaging methods. In terms of experimental psychology history, neuroimaging started with the cognitive […]

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CogniFit evaluates the capabilities of astronauts in the space mission: Poland Mars Analogue Simulation 2017 (PMAS 2017)

 

 CogniFit participates in the “space race” to reach Mars by assessing the cognitive performance of astronauts under adverse conditions. CogniFit, a leading neuropsychological assessment, cognitive […]

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Nail biting: Everything you need to know to stop doing it.

 

 Nail biting habit or onychophagia is one of the most common nervous problems. Do you want to stop biting your nails forever? In this article, […]

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Experimental methods: how to create a successful study

 

 Various rules govern every science and it uses different experimental methods. It does so in order to achieve the results. These results have to be […]

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Phantosmia

Phantosmia: A Complete Guide to Smell Hallucinations

 

 Phantosmia is when one senses a strong odor that isn’t there and is also referred to as an olfactory hallucination. Phantosmia can be brought on […]

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Anorgasmia

Anorgasmia or Orgasm Disorder: Difficulty Reaching Climax

 

 Anorgasmia or orgasm disorder is one of the most common sexual dysfunctions. It consists of the absence or difficulty to reach orgasm and can affect […]

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Experimental Psychology

Experimental Psychology: Learn everything about its history

 

 The field of experimental psychology branches out into many various sub-fields and directions with people believing in various things. Even now scientists do not have a […]

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Metacognition: Thinking About Thinking Improves Learning

 

 Metacognition. Have you ever analyzed the strategies you use for learning new information? Do you read the information out loud several times? Or do you […]

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The Human Brain Project

Human Brain Project: What is it and how it’s a research innovation

 

 Assembly of The Human Brain Project has a goal to unravel what lies within the intricately woven network that still remains a secret. Humans are […]

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Childhood Development Stages:

Childhood Development Stages: Learning and Development

 

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

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tourette's syndrome

Tourette’s Syndrome: Complete guide to understanding and treating it

 

 Tourette’s syndrome is a type of tic disorder that severely incapacitates the person. What usually draws attention are the cases in which these people repeatedly […]

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Types of hormones

Types of hormones: People are pure chemistry

 

 Types of hormones. What are hormones and what functions do they have in our body and brain? Why are these substances so important? Humans are […]

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benefits of crying

Benefits of crying: Why do we cry? Discover 9 psychological benefits

 

 Benefits of crying. Why do we cry? Is crying unhealthy for you? We cry for joy, for emotion, for love, for sadness, for pain, for anger, etc. […]

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how pregnancy changes the brain

Pregnancy Changes the Brain: Does Pregnancy Brain Have Negative Effects Long Term?

 

 Pregnancy changes the brain. She took her pregnancy test and it was confirmed, she was going to bring a new life into this world. What […]

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