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An expansive report on the impacts of trauma and poverty on early childhood development has been making the rounds in some of my circles this weekend. 230 more words


Do We Have Free Will? Do We Need It?

By Stephen Cave

The Atlantic

For centuries, philosophers and theologians have almost unanimously held that civilization as we know it depends on a widespread belief in free will—and that losing this belief could be calamitous. 360 more words


Adding new stem cell tools to the Parkinson’s disease toolbox

Understanding a complicated neurodegenerative disorder like Parkinson’s disease (PD) is no easy task. While there are known genetic risk factors that cause PD, only about 10 percent of cases are linked to a genetic cause. 989 more words

Research News

of mental contemplation and sighs.

zigzag infinity

neural capacity firing high

hair fleek as sunshine

silence steady in the sublime

rustle in the ruffle of pleats

on thighs

a magnificence in simplicity… 10 more words


Justice Society of America – Brain Power

Due to the enjoyment in writing the post on defense mechanisms and the Spider-Verse (https://lawrence198774.wordpress.com/2016/05/09/spider-verse-defense-mechanisms/), and how helpful I found it not only learning about defense mechanisms but also the characters of Spider-Verse; I have decided to do the same with the Justice Society of America and functions of varies parts of the brain.  536 more words


There's a neurological explanation for the link between sex and violence

Sex and violence are far closer than we’d like to believe. And from a neurological perspective, the two seem to be more connected than even the most hardened cynic would expect. 641 more words