Delirium Tremens

Delirium Tremens: Severe consequence of alcoholism


 Delirium tremens is a withdrawal disorder that happens in alcoholic people as a result of an interruption in alcohol consumption. It happens to 5% of […]

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Broca’s Aphasia: diagnosis, causes and rehabilitation


 Aphasia is a neurological disorder that implies a loss of communicative skills, meaning you can lose expressive and comprehension of the language. Depending on the […]

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Infertility: Guide to what is it, causes and different treatments


 Infertility. The World Health Organization (WHO) defines it as a disease of the reproductive system defined by the failure to achieve a clinical pregnancy after […]

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Neuropsychology: A complete guide to all your questions


 We clarify all the questions you may have about neuropsychology: What it is, what does it study, neuropsychologist’s role and patients, what cognitive tests are […]

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Neurofeedback or Neurotherapy: Everything you need to know


 Neurofeedback: What is it? What is it based on? What is it for? In recent years, more professionals and centers have started to offer neurofeedback […]

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Brain Freeze

What Is Brain Freeze: Why we get it and ways to avoid it


 Summer is finally here. It’s time for ice-cream! YAYYYY!!!! Woops I got carried away and ate mine too quickly. Now I have a brain freeze! Hold on, […]

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Cognitive Processes

Cognitive processes: What are they? Can they improve?


 Detecting changes around us, remembering a shopping list, deciding what apartment to rent, helping a friend with a problem… What do all these situations have […]

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What is Aphasia

What is aphasia? Useful guide to fight lack of communication


 What is Aphasia? A complete guide to Aphasia: What is it, what types are there and their classification, causes, clinical cases, evaluation, treatment and tips […]

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Frontal Lobe

Frontal Lobe: Areas, functions and disorders related to it


 The brain is divided into four lobes, differentiated by their location and functions. In this article, we are going to focus on one of the lobes: […]

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Altruistic behaviors

What are Altruistic Behaviors? Do they exist or are they just a myth?


  Altruistic behaviors. To help others is a constant choice you can make every day. Giving money to someone on the street, helping the elderly cross […]

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Bonding with your baby

Bonding with your baby. Everything you need to know about those special moments.


 Does bonding with your baby affect his or her development for the rest of their lives? Are there any benefits for mothers as well? These […]

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Mirror neurons

Mirror neurons: The most powerful learning tool


 Mirror neurons. Imitation has always been a powerful learning tool. The human brain is enabled with different mechanisms that allow us to imitate actions. Babies […]

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Maslow's pyramid

Maslow’s Pyramid: what is it, what are its levels, how can we apply it, does it only have advantages?


 Our needs move us to overcome every challenge that is thrown our way daily. What is Maslow’s pyramid? What is it for? What are its […]

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teacher burnout

Teacher burnout: What is it and what consequences does it have on students?


 Stress and unmotivated teachers are becoming a common issue among faculty. Low self-esteem, work overload, emotional exhaustion and difficulties in dealing with disruptive, uninterested, rebellious students, […]

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gambling addiction

Gambling Addiction: What is it, symptoms and knowing when to stop


 A gambling addiction, also known as pathological gambling, compulsive gambling, or problem gambling is the uncontrollable urge to keep gambling despite the toll it takes […]

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Birth Order: does it determine your personality or is it a myth?


 We often hear how the middle child has it the worst, the youngest out of three is known to be spoiled, and the first born […]

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Sensory Processing Disorder

Sensory Processing Disorder: What is it? What are the symptoms, treatments and does my child exhibit any signs? Take the mini quiz!


 “Sometimes the noise in my life bothers me. It hurts my ears.” These are common things people with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) or Sensory Integration […]

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impulsive behavior

Impulsive Behavior: What is it, what are its symptoms, causes and can it be diagnosed?


 “I had to buy it!…” “I just couldn’t resist!” “I don’t regret anything I said!” These are common expressions we hear every day and we […]

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motor memory

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 obsessive thinking

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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man looking at work boards

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

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

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

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

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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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

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

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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