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Alcohol: The Killer of REM Sleep

Alcohol is not only killing your ability to dream, but also inhibiting your creative talents AND impeding your ability to read others' emotions!

Jean-Dominique Bauby and His Last Gift to the World

In 1997, Jean-Dominique Bauby died. His book was a gift that makes any human reflect on the vulnerability of human life and the strange twists of fate.

Schizophrenia: A Source of Creativity?

Bipolar disorder and schizophrenia could lead us the right direction and find biological components on how the brain unlocks creativity in all of us. But how? John Nash, Vicent Van Gogh, Syn Barrett, and Eduard Einstein could give us the answer.

Schizophrenia and the Dysfunction of Glial Cells

Around the world, at least 21 million people have schizophrenia. As Nobel laureate Eric Kandel wrote, “schizophrenia is a complex disorder affecting numerous regions of...

Michael Gazzaniga’s THE CONSCIOUSNESS INSTINCT Is a Revealing Work on the...

In April 2018, neuroscientist Michael S. Gazzaniga released The Consciousness Instinct: Unraveling The Mystery of How The Brain Makes The Mind, and we’re here...

Why Later School Start Times Are the Future for Teenagers

Sleep remains an enigma for many scientists, but in recent years, researchers have shown that later school start times could help improve teen learning.

Dealing with Seasonal Affective Disorder

We’re in the final days of Fall. L.W. moved three months ago from his hometown in Florida to Norway, where his parents opened a...

Cortisol: The Stress Hormone That’s Revealing Our Unhealthy Lifestyles

Our everyday life has stress in it. We are rushing either through traffic, to work or picking something up — if you have kids,...

Eric Kandel On Unusual Brains and What They Tell Us

In August 2018, neuroscientist Eric Kandel released The Disordered Mind: What Unusual Brains Tells Us About Ourselves, and we're here to review it. Eric Kandel On...

Feeling Unhappy? Here’s What Happens in Your Brain

Unhappiness is one of the worst feelings on the planet. It gives us a sense of hopelessness. Many of us think that unhappiness is...

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