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Book Review: Executive Functions by Russell Barkley

“The real scholars were left in almost total freedom to ply their studies and their Games, and no one objected that a good many of their works seemed to bring no immediate benefits to the people or the community and, inevitably, seemed to nonscholars merely luxurious frivolities.” 1,063 more words

Children

We Are Our Brains: A Neurobiography of the Brain, from the Womb to Alzheimer's


By DF Swaab

Synopsis: A vivid account of what makes us human.

Based groundbreaking new research, We Are Our Brains is a sweeping biography of the human brain, from infancy to adulthood to old age. 369 more words

Society

Cognitive Dissonance: The most beautiful of the brain dances

You might have to give me some time to finish at least one book about neurology b4 i start writing this one, lol. But I will begin with the visuals!

American Apparel

Vitamin B1 (Thiamin)

Let’s learn about Vitamin B1! Thiamin is a water-soluble B vitamin critical for good nutrition.  Thiamin aids in the production of energy in all tissues in the body but is most crucial for tissues in the heart and skeletal muscle.  147 more words

Kathleen Berry-Hebert

Do Zombies Dream of Undead Sheep? A Neuroscientific View of the Zombie Brain


By Timothy Verstynen & Bradley Voytek

Synopsis: Even if you’ve never seen a zombie movie or television show, you could identify an undead ghoul if you saw one. 341 more words

Biology

Growing New Neurons by Weaving Gratitude Circuitry in Your Brain

Do you know someone who always complains, criticizes, and looks for problems rather than solutions? We either say it’s congenital – i.e., their personality, or attempt to understand them though amateur psychological analysis. 486 more words

Gratitude