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How to Fix Your Brain

The other week I bought a new Tefal electric jug after my cheap Two Dollar Shop one blew up. On opening the box I was surprised to find a manual. 1,366 more words

Well-being

Procrastinating again? Just blame science!

You are most likely reading this post because you should be doing something far more important, you naughty dopamine-junkie of a human. I just know those spreadsheets you have open on your screen are suffering from a severe lack of numbers and I can smell the ancient relics lurking in your fridge from here. 1,816 more words

Science

Dodo bird verdict given new life by psychosis therapy study | The University of Manchester


A study by researchers at The University of Manchester and the University of Liverpool has examined the psychological treatment of more than 300 people suffering from psychosis, showing that, whatever the therapy, it is the relationship between the patient and therapist which either improves or damages wellbeing. 530 more words

Mental Health

Week 5-6: Chopin

I left Chopin to last as he is my favourite composer and I previously listened to him when I was reading or wanted to do something but didn’t want to have anything really too upbeat. 260 more words

Biological Psychology

How does Aspergers Syndrome differ from Non-Verbal Learning Disability (NVLD)?

I never heard of Non-Verbal Learning Disability (NVLD) until last night, when I was reading Nyssa’s Bio (on her blog Nyssa’s Hobbit Hole), where she said she suffered from NVLD, which is very similar to Aspergers Disorder but not quite the same thing. 2,073 more words

Aspergers Syndrome

Music and the mind

A really long, but good video on how music relates to the mind, how it was separated from language. Aniruddh briefly describes how there are grammatical structures for music and relates it back to our use of languages. 128 more words

Biological Psychology

Spring sports yield bump in incidence of concussion

Westborough, MA April 5, 2015  The spring try-out has all but been completed.  Most varsity teams have their rosters set and the games have begun.  In terms of collision sports men’s lacrosse and women’s softball both have high incidence of concussion. 439 more words

Concussion Management