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Flawed Dopamine Signalling effects 2,000 Genes in Prefrontal Cortex

UCI researchers find epigenetic tie to neuropsychiatric disorders


Flawed dopamine signaling linked to mass alteration of gene activity in prefrontal cortex

Irvine, Calif., July 21, 2014… 424 more words


Rage match

The finish line is in sight. I’ve been winning the whole race. Then, like an incarnation of the goddess of bullshit, Mario Kart’s infamous blue shell swoops down and blows me up a few meters short of the line. 381 more words

Why are Job Interviews Still a Thing?

Nobody thinks job interviews actually work.

I shouldn’t have to talk about job interviews any more. They should be a relic of a bygone era, like crinoline skirts or cassette tape drives for your personal computer. 693 more words

Flipping his lid

Thank goodness it’s almost bedtime.

Spurred out of bed before dawn after Philip kept me up late, I was beat by Tuesday night. I invoked a prayer of gratitude that we seemed on track for a decent bedtime. 606 more words


There Was A Boy On The Metro....

We were riding the metro back one night when my eyes caught something in the reflection in the glass.  A boy, no a young man sitting with head phones on.   387 more words


i felt normal on a monday

My whole weekend was spent recharging. I read, I drew, I listened to music, I watched a couple movies I had wanted to see. Monday morning — I felt good, I felt ready to take on the world and challenge my limits. 234 more words


How to Deal with the Unjust?

Before you go any further, let me make it clear that I am asking the question, not providing an answer.

How do I deal with the unjust? 495 more words