How Psychopaths See the World

It’s not that they can’t consider other people’s perspectives. It’s that they don’t do so automatically. It’s a rare person who goes out of their way to spend time with...

Improving Your Memory Can Be FUN

We probably all remember where we were when the Twin Towers fell in New York, no matter where we were in the world. So many of our memories are defined...

No hugging: are we living through a crisis of touch?

Strokes and hugs are being edged out of our lives, with doctors, teachers and colleagues increasingly hesitant about social touching. Is this hyper vigilance of boundaries beginning to harm...

Anti-depressants: Major study finds they work – BBC News

Scientists say they have settled one of medicine's biggest debates after a huge study found that anti-depressants work. READ MORE HERE  

Reading is Brain Food

"The GOOD News is reading has immense potential to improve many parts of your life and longevity." Reading rewires parts of your brain. Maryanne Wolf explains in her book, Proust...

Brain Stimulation May Help Stutterers, Students, and Athletes

Sending a mild shock to the brain may help resolve speech problems. It may also offer an innovative way to improve learning and performance levels. A recent study revealed that...

Gaming addiction classified as disorder by WHO

Gaming addiction is to be listed as a mental health condition for the first time by the World Health Organization. Symptoms include: impaired control over gaming (frequency, intensity, duration) increased...

Portable brain-imaging system to help identify concussions

The University of Calgary device uses infrared to scan the brain, which could hopefully help determine the extent of damage and the long-term consequences of concussions. READ MORE HERE

How Teachers Influence Our Children

This is the beginning of an ongoing series About How Teachers Influence Our Children I was thinking about what are the characteristics of a good teacher and how can I...

Five myths about loneliness

At some point in our lives, the chances are that you and I will feel lonely. It’s a problem that’s getting a lot of coverage at the moment...........READ MORE...