Color psychology

Color Psychology: How Colors Affect Us and What Each One Means

 

  What is color psychology? How do colors influence emotions? What do the colors mean? What do the colors convey in different cultures? The meaning […]

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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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Coprolalia

Coprolalia: The Reason Behind Involuntary Profane Outbursts

 

  Obscene language is a big part of everybody’s daily lives – whether we like to believe it or not. Perhaps you banged your toe against […]

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Korsakoff Syndrome: inventing memories to compensate forgetfulness

 

  Korsakoff syndrome is a memory problem that is usually due to alcohol abuse or overly restrictive diets that lead to vitamin deficiency. Find out […]

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Hippocampus

Hippocampus: the orchestra director in the deepest part of our brain

 

  Hippocampus. Have you ever gone blank and forgotten what you were going to say? Our brain is full of important data and information that […]

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creative thinking

Creative Thinking: What is it and how to improve it

 

  Creative thinking is the ability to think in new and original ways. It means straying from traditional ideas and creating alternative solutions. Learn about […]

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Intellectual Disability

Intellectual Disability: Everything you need to know to understand it

 

  In this article we address in depth what is the intellectual disability: symptoms and diagnostic criteria, types of intellectual disability and its characteristics, causes […]

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Brain Facts: Learn some curious and fascinating facts about the brain!

 

  Brain facts. Our brain is exciting, it is the result of millions of years of evolution and although it is still an enigma, we […]

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What is MSG

What is MSG: Everything you need to know about this flavor enhancer

 

    What is MSG and what is it used for? What is the relationship between MSG and the fifth flavor or umami? Should we avoid […]

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12 pairs of cranial nerves

12 pairs of cranial nerves: What are they and what are their functions?

 

  12 pairs of cranial nerves enable us to perform our daily routine in a comfortable and efficient way, as they take part of the […]

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Nervous System

Nervous System: what is it, functions, areas and diseases

 

  Have you ever stopped to think about how the Nervous System works? How is your body organized? How does it really work? What structures […]

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Self-Control

Self-control: Learn what it is and how to handle it to succeed

 

  Do you feel that your lack of self-control prevents you from achieving your goals? Do you feel that you can’t handle your anxiety or […]

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Daydreaming

Daydreaming: what is it, why do we do it, can it be dangerous?

 

  You are now entering Lala land (no, not the one with Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, unfortunately) but a land where it’s all about […]

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Hypersexuality

Hypersexuality: A complete guide to nymphomania and satyriasis

 

  A complete guide to hypersexuality and sex addiction in men (satyriasis), women (nymphomania) and children. Discover what is hypersexuality disorder, symptoms, causes and consequences. […]

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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% […]

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Broca-Aphasie

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 […]

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Neuropsychology

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 […]

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Neurofeedback

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 […]

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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! […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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Psychopathy

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 […]

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Echolalia

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!” […]

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Synapses

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 […]

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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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brainwaves

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 […]

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