The sad news of rockstar Prince's death was followed by reports that prescription opioids were found at the scene. The latest news reports Prince was ...
Take the time to pause and open your mind to those things which you do not fully understand. You will be the better for it -- and, as your feelings of awe ripple out through acts of kindness, so will the rest of us.
An article in the New York Times related how the offhand query of a young graduate student has spurred seasoned medical researchers on viruses to make...
The truth is, however, that our world is not consistent. In fact, it is very uncertain. The world we are in this moment is different than the one a minute ago because everything has changed. Life is fluid.
This is not a battle for me but a fact that is part of my life. I don't let this define me.
I know firsthand how important it is for those with ADHD to get support for their condition. Diagnoses are of course not always helpful for everyone, but my own diagnosis gave me the power to see that there was nothing inevitable about the way I felt.
In New York City, over 150,000 children under five are poor. Last year, nearly 20,000 of these children slept in homeless shelters - enough to fill Madison Square Garden. From the moment they're born, children in poverty face an uphill struggle to survive, thrive and learn with so many odds stacked against them.
Your brain is always changing - it is either moving forward or backward. You are the one who drives this remarkable engine and decides which direction it goes. Be proactive, not reactive. Your brain's future - your future is at stake.
Although we're asleep, our brains are far from being inactive throughout the night, it's chalk full of insight into how our bodies function and tapping into our brain waves is the only way to understand and improve upon our sleep.
One of the offshoots of inner contentment is that, through it, you can achieve a state of fulfillment; a state of "feeling good" or a more permanent happiness, a state not dependent on people or events, and one that has staying power.
Photo by Bruce Engle. On Mother's Day last year, I sat on my bed, awaiting the surprise gifts my children were so excited to share. My daughter ...
It's 7:30 a.m. and I've had my morning coffee already. I'm taking off my belt and emptying my pockets. It's that time again -- I'm getting my brain scanned.
Our brains weren't built to multitask. Our brains are designed to focus on one thing at a time, and bombarding them with information only slows them down.
Prejudice's real roots are far less immediately accessible than we think they are, so it's time to stop having such brash reactions to injustice and start having deep, elevated conversations about it.
Big Data, digitization, robotics, artificial intelligence (AI), robotics and cybernetic technologies overshadow these business terms and activities and remains the big elephant in the room. In fact, technology is moving at such a pace that Moshe Vardi, a Rice computer scientist, argues that all human jobs will be obsolete by 2045.
A new study poses an intriguing question: Does gum disease accelerate cognitive decline in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease? The answer may be found in inflammation.
Daytime sleepiness is a known condition that is experienced by the global population.
It's like Google Maps for your cerebral cortex: A new interactive atlas, developed with the help of such unlikely tools as public radio podcasts and Wikipedia, purports to show which bits of your brain help you understand which types of concepts.
Three More Things You Can Do to Help Your Child With ASD In the previous article, Part 1, we discussed the importance of shifting from "fixing" to "c...
A handful of recent studies have tried to answer what every runner, whether pro or hobbyist, has no doubt been asked by friends and family: What on earth do you think about while you're out there for so many miles?