Significant learning: How do we internalize information?

 

  What is significant learning? Learning is an essential part of our lives. We need to constantly acquire new knowledge and put it into practice […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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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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Fearless brain-damaged patients are terrified of suffocation

Fearless brain-damaged patients are terrified of suffocation

 

  Fearless brain-damaged patients are terrified of suffocation. People who lack a brain structure thought to be critical for fear can still experience the emotion. […]

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