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Neuroscience explains why Hodor in Game of Thrones only says “Hodor”

Hodor hodor hodor. Hodor hodor? Hodor. Hodor-hodor. Hodor!

Oh, um, excuse me. Did you catch what I said?

Fans of the hit HBO show Game of Thrones ( … 703 more words

Neuroscience explains why Hodor in Game of Thrones only says "Hodor"

Hodor hodor hodor. Hodor hodor? Hodor. Hodor-hodor. Hodor!

Oh, um, excuse me. Did you catch what I said?

Fans of the hit HBO show Game of Thrones… 661 more words

While you were sleeping, your brain was working overtime

Sleep has profound importance in our lives, such that we spend a considerable proportion of our time engaging in it. Sleep enables the body—including the brain—to recover metabolically, but contemporary research has been moving to focus on the active rather than recuperative role that sleep has on our brain and behavior. 999 more words

While you were sleeping, your brain was working overtime

Sleep has profound importance in our lives, such that we spend a considerable proportion of our time engaging in it. Sleep enables the body—including the brain—to recover metabolically, but contemporary research has been moving to focus on the active rather than recuperative role that sleep has on our brain and behavior. 978 more words

Stubbing your toe may help you form and recall more detailed memories

Human beings are information seekers. We are constantly taking in details—big and small—from our environment. But the majority of the stuff we encounter in a given day we rarely need to remember. 826 more words

Stubbing your toe may help you form and recall more detailed memories

Human beings are information seekers. We are constantly taking in details—big and small—from our environment. But the majority of the stuff we encounter in a given day we rarely need to remember. 803 more words

Never again

The first time I retired from mental health blogging, patient’s right’s advocacy and psychiatry-critical writing, I had just finished my book. Writing my book took four years, plus a lot of make-up reading about all the “bipolar culture” that did not even exist at the time all my “clinical symptoms” went in remission. 945 more words

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