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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Retrograde amnesia

Retrograde amnesia: Forgetting your past completely

 

  Imagine forgetting everything from the past decade and being completely unable to recall those years. In this article, we will find out what retrograde […]

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Stages of Grief

Stages of Grief: Complete guide on what stages to expect when grieving

 

  Everybody grieves at some point in their life… but what is grief? What are the different stages of grief? How does grief affect the […]

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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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nucleus accumbens

Nucleus Accumbens: What is it, functions, anatomy, diseases.

 

  The nucleus accumbens is a brain structure that is part of our pleasure and reward system. It activates our motivation and allows willpower to […]

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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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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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Bullying and the Brain: Schoolyard Cruelty

Bullying and the Brain: The Neuroscience of Bullying

 

  As a young, school-going kid there are a lot of things that are rights of passage- your first invite to a birthday party, your […]

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Brain structure of infants predicts language skills at one year

Brain structure of infants predicts language skills at one year

 

  Brain structure of infants predicts language skills at one year. Using a brain-imaging technique that examines the entire infant brain, researchers have found that […]

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Mouse brain cells activated, reactivated in learning and memory

Mouse brain cells activated, reactivated in learning and memory

 

  Mouse brain cells activated, reactivated in learning and memory. Neuroscientists have for the first time shown individual mouse brain cells being switched on during […]

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 Newborn neurons, even in the adult aging brain, are critical for memory. Newly generated neurons in the adult hippocampus are critical for memory retrieval, according […]

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