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Racism and Birth Inequities, From Biology to Society

Image Credit: UNICEF

Black mothers in the US are 3-4x more likely to die from pregnancy-related causes than white mothers (NPR/ProPublica).  In addition, 40.6% of Black births are preterm, compared to 33.1% of white births (CDC).  2,060 more words

What is mind? How does it work? Is it different from brain?

The mind may be defined as a psychological construct(a working concept), just like self,personality etc. It is an abstraction made by human beings to describe their thoughts,emotions and whatever thing they experience ,which cannot be attributed to biological functioning. 297 more words

Psychology

Ecocide and PTSD by Sara Wright

The fierce light of the white star pierced her thick white fur as the mother froze. She was trying to imagine how her cubs could make the jump from one jagged ice flow to another in the cracked deep blue waters. 538 more words

General

Sarah Grace: Examining the Results of Abuse through the Lens of the Brain

Over the past couple of weeks, God has been revealing to me more in-depth details about my path in our ministry. He has shown me where we as a society are lacking when trying to end domestic abuse. 825 more words

Mission & Ministry

Neuropsychology: Hypothalamus

I realised it has been a while since my previous neuropsychology post, so here is a new one for you. The Hypothalamus! There is a lot of complex aspects that I could explore in the post, however I am trying to keep it simple so I don’t overwhelm or confuse everyone. 265 more words

Assistant Psychologist

Memories

Memories

Memories are one of the most important part of your life and it also resembles your past and present.

If you find any book, dictionary or browse it on internet the definition will be similar i.e. 251 more words

Motivation

Positive Psychology apps

Positive psychology approaches focus on nurturing positive feelings and emotions such as happiness, hope and optimism, by encouraging people to identify and reflect on their personal and unique strengths and qualities, as well as the positive aspects of their lives(“ 340 more words

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