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Motor Memory: Why You Never Forget How to Ride a Bike


 Motor memory is the result of motor learning, which involves developing new muscular coordination. This allows us to recall motor coordination we have learned in order […]

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Obsessive thoughts: How to end the vicious circle


 A useful guide to stop repetitive, obsessive thoughts. Find out why we have them, what are the most common and dangerous obsessive thoughts, types, and […]

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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 your […]

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Psychopathy: A useful guide to everything you need to know


 What does psychopathy mean? What are the signs and symptoms? What relationship does it have with personality? What are the causes? Is there a specific […]

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Hyperlexia – What is Hyperlexia? Types of Hyperlexia and Autism


 If your child is diagnosed with hyperlexia, the first thing you may think to yourself is, “what is hyperlexia?” Some people contend that hyperlexia should […]

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Fight or Flight: All You Need to Know About This Response


 Fight or Flight. The sympathetic nervous system is one of two subdivisions of the autonomic nervous system, which is part of the peripheral nervous system. […]

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Child Vaccinations – The Facts: Keeping Our Children Healthy


 Both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the World Health Organization (WHO) list vaccination as the greatest, and most cost-effective, public health […]

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What is Echolalia?: Its Purpose and What It Means


 Echolalia is a natural part of language acquisition. “It’s a beautiful day!” said the mother, to which the child echoed “It’s a beautiful day!” Have […]

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Intrinsic Motivation: When You Love Doing What You’re Doing


 What drives us to join a dance class or paint a picture? What makes some people choose a certain career path knowing that their economic […]

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Dissociative Identity Disorder: A Myth or Reality?


 Have you ever listened to a conversation of a person with multiple personalities? Does Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde ring a bell? Surely you know […]

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Attachment styles

Attachment styles: How to appropriately connect with others?


 How many attachment styles are there, how are they developed, what consequences do they have in adulthood, why is it important to build an appropriate […]

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Self-appraisal: apply this method to improve your performance.


 What is self-appraisal? What is it for? What are its advantages and disadvantages? In this article, we will answer these questions and more. Also, we […]

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Overcoming procrastination: Are you a procrastinator? 20 tips to stop postponing your tasks


 Can’t stop postponing important projects or delaying tasks? In this article we explain what is procrastination, causes, consequences, advantages and disadvantages and overcoming procrastination. Don’t […]

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Cognitive Dissonance: How Does it Influence How We Think?


 Most people try their best to keep their thoughts, perceptions, and beliefs consistent with what they experience on a daily basis. But in today’s constantly […]

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REM Sleep: There’s More Behind “Shut-Eye” Than You May Think


 For a long time, people thought that sleep was just a dormant state, or just something we had to do to get on with our […]

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Synapses: How Your Brain Communicates


 A synapse is the space between two neurons which allows for neural communication, or synaptic transmission. Synapses are found throughout the body, not just located in […]

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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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Hypothalamus: the importance of hormones in the brain


 What is the hypothalamus? Let’s start by painting a picture: Your stomach starts churning. It’s been hours since you last ate and you can feel […]

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Technology in the Classroom: What Do Teachers Think?


 Society is becoming ever more digital and connected. Almost every person interacts with some form of technology throughout the day. Young children are now more […]

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12 Anxiety Symptoms: Fear sharpens the senses while anxiety paralyzes them


 Anxiety Symptoms. “I’m worried all day excessively about anything that happens to me”, “I feel agitated and nervous and at night I have a hard […]

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The Effects of Video Games: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly


 Effects of video games. Growing up, video games were an inescapable part of life and were a large part of development and socialization. Pokemon, which was […]

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Mesothelioma and the Brain: How Chemotherapy Can Affect the Brain


 Mesothelioma and the Brain Malignant mesothelioma cancer rarely spreads to the brain, but chemotherapy that is most commonly used to treat the disease often causes […]

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Alexithymia: Building Relationships Out of Nothing


 Alexithymia. Understanding and expressing emotions are essential parts of human interaction that unfortunately may be confusing for some people. Imagine not being able to understand […]

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Brainwaves: What They Are and What They Do


 Brainwaves are the collection of electrical activity in the brain. This electrical activity is caused by the communication of neurons in the brain. The communication […]

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8 Way to Show Support to an Alcoholic As You Work Through Family Therapy


 Your loved one has worked hard throughout their treatment program to learn better ways to manage their addiction. Now, they are asking you to attend […]

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Lucid Dreaming: Controlling Your Unconscious Brain


 Lucid dreaming is a dream state where the person is completely aware that they are dreaming. In this state, a dreamer can control what happens […]

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Concussion Symptoms- Causes and Treatments: Everything you need to know


 Concussion symptoms. Recently, concussions have become the focus of several discussions, research studies, news articles, and even movies. But when concussion symptoms can no longer […]

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Thanatophobia: The One Fear Everyone Has


 What is Thanatophobia? There is really only one certain thing about life, and that is that it ends. However, constantly keeping this thought in mind […]

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Adverse Childhood Experiences: What They Are and What To Do


 Take the Adverse Childhood Experiences Questionnaire: Add up your Yes answers. This is your ACE score. Remember, plenty of people with high ACE scores do very […]

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Effects of Divorce on Children and Families: What it Does and How to Help


 Effects of divorce on children and families. Each person goes through their own individual experiences and has a way to deal with situations. I personally have […]

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Causes of phobias: Where do phobias come from?


 Everyone has things that frighten them. However, there are some people who have strong, irrational, and involuntary reactions to everyday things and places, which are […]

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15 Migraine Triggers: What are Migraines and How to Avoid Them


 Though migraines are common (migraines and tension type headaches are the second and third most common disease in the world) the exact cause of migraines is still […]

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Marijuana’s Effects on the Brain: A Scientific Look At Cannabis and the Brain


 Marijuana is becoming a more socially acceptable psychoactive substance, and coincidentally, a more abused substance. The other most popular abused psychoactive substances are caffeine, alcohol, […]

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


 She took her pregnancy test and it was confirmed, she was going to bring a new life into this world. What an exciting time in […]

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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 handsome […]

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Importance of motivation

The Importance of Motivation: What Is It and Tips to Promote It


 The importance of motivation: motivation is the motor that moves our world. You may often hear about a lack of motivation at school or at […]

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