"Good luck with that!" This is the most common response we get when we talk about ScienceDebate.org, the non-profit founded to try and persuade the presidential candidates to attend a debate solely on science issues, including technology, the environment, and medicine.
The question that hangs in the air at these sort of proceedings has always been the same: Is there a way to make determinations more scientific and less traditionally judicial?
Does grandma get to see your baby regularly? Grandmothers who take care of their grandchildren once a week, a small study showed, may be at lower risk of developing Alzheimer's.
The delicate balance of mentoring someone is not creating them in your own image, but giving them the opportunity to create themselves. -- Steven S...
Canada faces existential challenges that should be addressed. In the spirit of politically-incorrect Donald, here a few major ones, not necessarily in order of importance.
By Neha Kashyap, dailyRx News Reporter The hormone that helps you feel full may also help you enjoy your morning run a little more. A new study from...
Gifted individuals with OE's are not broken. They are not, however, ordinary. They have the capacity within them to be... EXTRAORDINARY.
In a recent New York Times article, "Your Brain, Your Disease, Your Self," authors Nina Strohminger and Shaun Nichols state that the most powerful pre...
The calm this tool facilitates can shift control from the amygdala, the brain's fear center, where all you see are problems, to higher order brain function in the prefrontal cortex where you are able to create solutions.
An Idle Mind Is the Devil's Workshop. This proverb is from the "Handbook of Proverbs" by the famous British Publisher Henry George Bohn. I have expe...
Once they had processed the meaning of it all -- that their beautiful baby had no functional brain, no hope for a life, Monica Wesolowska and her husband David made the hardest decision ever required of parents, to let their infant son die.
Another 50 children dead - another 100 with severed limbs - another 30 raped - the numbers move us only temporarily. They do not consume us. They do not motivate us to act, or organize, or push for policy change.Then comes three-year-old drowned Alan. And we change.
As we remember the legacy of this great thinker, let's also make sure to educate ourselves on the oppressive and profit-driven history of drug laws in this country and the obstacles that remain. It is a choice to either consent through silence or take action to end the drug war once and for all.
In current times we now think on a global and some even on a universal scale. However, if we do not start with our individual selves, the only thing even remotely in our control, than we really cannot reach out to all the other large scale issues.
We spend a lot of time looking at neuroscientific research relating to how people work, and bridging the gap between that and I'm constantly amazed at how impactful the game changing insights we share are in making it easier for people to wake up excited on Monday mornings and feel fulfilled on Friday afternoons.
While this intuitively makes sense for how we grow our business networks, it's counterintuitive to what human beings need to be doing to ensure deep connectivity in relationships.
As our kids return to school, it's a perfect opportunity to reflect on the human brain doing what it does uniquely well in all the known animal kingdom: learn. At the very foundation of that remarkable Homo sapien aptitude lies the structural integrity of the brain itself, which proves to be highly dependent on a native, salutary balance of dietary fats.
Ships will come and go in the harbor of your mind, but you'll be able to decide which ones to unload. Slowly but surely, you can fashion a mind that is aware of it self and amazed by its complexity and powers of compassion.
Recent research now suggests that bees may be preferentially drawn to pesticide-laced foods as a result of reward mechanisms. It is a fascinating lesson in how knowledge gleaned from addiction science can inform our understanding of a global ecological crisis.