Reverse Direction Decoding

Revolutionizing How We Teach Reading by Kenneth Wesson A short list of humankind’s greatest achievements would undoubtedly include the use of tools, language and technology. Reading and writing have become so second nature to educated individuals that reading is taken … READ MORE>>

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Newberg & Waldman’s Compassionate Communication

The dynamic duo of Andrew Newberg, M.D. and Mark Robert Waldman who brought us “Born to Believe: God, Science, and the Origin of Ordinary and Extraordinary Beliefs” and “How God Changes Your Brain: Breakthrough Findings from a Leading Neuroscientist,” have … READ MORE>>

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A Century of Vitamins

The Brains Behind the 13 Essentials By Michael McBurney It has been a century since a Polish-American biochemist named Casimir Funk coined the word vitamine, and now, 100 years later, the 13 essential vitamins play an important role in the … READ MORE>>

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The Violent Brain: Ingredients of a Mass Murderer

By Lauren Migliore On July 20, 2012, a heavily armed young man walked into a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, and opened fire on the audience, killing 12 people and injuring nearly 60. Here’s the thing: On paper, James Holmes … READ MORE>>

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Splash! A Swimming Pool for Peace

Water is the source of life. It is a versatile solvent, conducts electricity, can be a solid, a liquid or a gas. If water did not evaporate, we would not have clouds, rain, plants or, for that matter, any living … READ MORE>>

Marketing to Your Mind

Remember that slew of Herbie movies from the ’70s and ’80s in which a talking car goes on many an adventure? That this talking car would be a Volkswagen Beetle was no accident. In fact, it was specifically chosen because … READ MORE>>

Charles Darwin on the Expression of Human Emotions

Charles Darwin on the Expression of Human Emotions Helpful Hints for Alzheimer’s Disease Caregivers As Alzheimer’s disease progresses into its middle stage and later, word-finding skills diminish and meaningful verbal communication becomes increasingly impaired or even nonexistent. The thoughts, desires … READ MORE>>

One Mind for Research

CELEBS RAISING MONEY AND AWARENESS TO CURE BRAIN DISEASE By Susan Hornik Recently, One Mind for Research, an independent, non-partisan, non-profit organization dedicated to curing the diseases of the brain and eliminating the stigma and discrimination associated with mental illness … READ MORE>>

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It’s Elementary, My Dear Watson!

by Susan Hornik This fall, CBS is doing their own contemporary version of Sherlock Holmes, this time with a few twists:  it’s set in New York City (vs London) and his counterpart, Watson, is a woman! Brainworld talked to Jonny … READ MORE>>

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