Month: March 2018

Meet Your Interstitium: Scientists Claim Discovery of A New Organ

Scientists have recognized a system of fluid-filled areas surrounded by connective tissue which fills the spaces between our organs, encompassing and possibly protecting our interiors through the body. In a study, scientists specify this network as a brand new organ — the interstitium

Improving Confidence and Communication of Kids Who Stutter

It is estimated that more than 60 million people in the world stutter, and this common yet widely misunderstood speech disorder can cause extreme emotional distress in the staggering 5 percent of youth who struggle not only with verbal communication but also with the associated

Finding Serenity in Iceland (And Other Ways to Calm the Brain)

Achieving relaxation — whether by connecting with nature, receiving a spa treatment, or meditating — might be exactly what is needed to restore a sense of calm in the brain. In just a short amount of time, your mind will go from focusing on life’s daily stresses to letting go of any negativity

Can You Train Your Brain to Play Like Roger Federer?

When it comes time to step onto the tennis court, who wouldn’t want Roger Federer’s brain? Well, brain, yes, and other physical attributes, too, for sure. Like his footwork, his serve, his volley … Can you tell I’m obsessed? But since the brain is the command center driving the body’s performance

The “Brain Magic” of the Culinary Arts

Have you ever watched a cooking show on television and found your mouth automatically watering at the sight of an appealing meal being made? Or have you ever eaten a piece of chocolate and found yourself smiling? Regardless of what you are eat (even if it’s bad for you!), you can’t help but notice

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 thing. Covering more than 70 percent of the earth, this magnificent element is the most abundant substance on the surface of the planet.

Own Your Health!

We tend to see a doctor at the last possible moment — when we feel we’re too sick to brave the morning commute, or when we have to be rushed to the ER. If we’re feeling depressed, we usually just hope we can feel better soon … or may not give it any thought at all.

Human Consciousness and the Global Brain

Do you ever get the feeling that life is moving a little faster with each passing day? That there’s more going on and less time to catch up with it all? You’re probably not alone. The pace of communication, transportation, and even the changes to our physical environment seems to be accelerating

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