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Why Don't Animals Get Schizophrenia (and How Come We Do)? Article in Scientific American

Short answer: Because their brains aren’t as complex as human brains. Unfortunately that’s the price we people with prefrontal cortexes pay. In bipolar disorder, as in schizophrenia, people with these illnesses can become out of touch with reality. 330 more words

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Tremors.. Just Great!

I’ve noticed I’ve been shaky ever since Saturday, a few days after they took me off the Abilify and left me on Latuda. I went to my psychiatrist today and she said it’s the Latuda that’s doing that to me and would give me another prescription to lessen the tremors. 99 more words

It’s the Salient Detection System, Stupid

 Can you tell the difference among pain, depression, and pleasure?

From a neurotransmitter perspective, the answer is no (see here and here).

How is it that three very different states can be so neurologically similar? 1,547 more words

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Giant Perseverance

Perseverance is fundamental to achievement and success. Without it nothing of greatness is ever achieved. By renewing your mind— changing the way you think. You too can become a perseverance giant. 268 more words

Transformation

[WEB SITE] Study: Listening to classical music improves activity of genes involved in brain functions

Published on March 13, 2015 at 8:50 AM

Although listening to music is common in all societies, the biological determinants of listening to music are largely unknown. 377 more words

Degenerative Effects, Dopamine and the Highly Sensitive Entrepreneur

Norman Doidge, M.D. is the New York Times bestselling author of ‘The Brain That Changes Itself’ and the new release ‘The Brain’s Way of Healing – Remarkable Discoveries and Recoveries from the Frontiers of Neuroplasticity.’ In his new book, Dr. 985 more words

Avoid Emotional Eating with the Broccoli Test

The #1 reason why people are overweight is because…drum roll please …we’re eating when we’re emotionally hungry.* Not when we’re physically hungry.

*This is based on hundreds of new client questionnaires I’ve reviewed in the last 8 years since starting MyBodyTutor along with subsequent conversations.

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