I recently visited a friend who runs a business, is a local politician, has a side business, has a home with a big yard he cares for, loves his wife a...
The Isla Vista mass murder is proof that we are past the time to break the nexus between guns, murder, and mental illness. And we should do that by enacting rigorous new gun-control legislation that takes account of an individual's fitness to own lethal weapons in light of what we are learning about the human brain.
Yes, concussions happen. It is part of the game, but we must implement initiatives to reduce the risk of injury, and prevent, preventable injuries.
It's amazing to me how much of our spiritual and emotional problems have clear biological and physical causes. The reason he was so demanding is that his body was hungry, and so his brain went into alarm mode:
Our job as educators (and parents) is to teach digital citizenship. Screen time may in fact change their brain, but we'd rather be in front of that opportunity, coaching and mentoring along the way such that they understand responsible use and proper etiquette.
He can't remember his daughter playing soccer. Sometimes he has trouble finishing his sentences. He is Brett Favre, one of the greatest football quarterbacks of all time.
So often what stops us from altering our behavior is the belief that transformation can only be achieved through drastic action. Yet studies conclude that it doesn't take a lot of walking to reap a lot of benefit -- a small move delivers a big change.
Co-authored by Millie Grenough and Karin Joy Whitley Maybe it's a phone call, an accident, or an unexpected diagnosis that stops us in our tracks. ...
It's true, brain injury can make a person dangerous. But I wonder if Rove realizes that notoriety is something that could do that too.
Let's make the best of the situation by focusing on brain food. Follow the guide below to amp up your energy and focus so your time in the stacks is well spent. Then hit the beach.
Although we touched upon the need for gender intelligence in education and leadership last week, in our next few pieces we'll dig a bit deeper with Barbara Annis and Dr. Keith Merron, authors of Gender Intelligence, into how our expectations can shape our decisions on policy and practice.
Putting consciousness first is a "top down" approach, meaning that it posits some general truths before anyone starts examining bits and pieces.
Men are from Mars, women are from Venus... or are they? Are the differences between boys and girls really that great? Or is our biological determinism more of a self-fulfilled prophecy?
New experiences can be both exciting and scary, but overcoming your fear, embracing your strengths, and demonstrating curiosity will reap the benefits of personal growth and discovery, contributing to good health.
Over the course of the 400-plus page book, Stossel outlines every aspect of the subject of anxiety imaginable. His focus shifts between history of thought on the subject, descriptions of scientific experiments and research, and his own phenomenological experience of dealing with the condition.
Rove's mentor, the late Lee Atwater who was George H.W. Bush's hatchet man, recanted in his last days about his tactics of misrepresentations, lies and innuendoes. Rove never will. But, he can now suffer a worse fate because, as the richly deserved object of ridicule, no one will care.
by Judith E. Glaser Human beings have a need to belong that is now considered by neuroscientists and psychologists to be more powerful than the nee...
Here, we suggest a new way that microglia may be involved in the development and maintenance of addiction to opioids and other drugs of abuse.
Our mind is conscious to us, but conscience is largely unconscious to us, like insight or intuition. Knowing how our brain works can connect them. Ne...
These days, the conversation is moving away from blaming "fat" people for abusing food and refocusing on the way food is made. The entire country has been on a sugar high for most of our lives, and the body needs a break.