Although these “reminders” may be intended to motivate, there’s a growing backlash against the need to be super productive with all the newfound “free” time. In fact that pressure to be productive is causing anxiety for many. READ MORE
Some of the HBR edit staff met virtually the other day — a screen full of faces in a scene becoming more common everywhere. We talked about the content we’re commissioning in this harrowing time of a pandemic and how we can help people. But we also talked about how we were feeling. One colleague mentioned that what she felt was grief. Heads nodded in all the panes. READ MORE
While the new pandemic is unique in many ways, there are lessons to be learned from a significant body of literature on the psychological and behavioral health responses and consequences of disaster events. READ MORE
When things go as planned, we feel in control. But when life throws a curveball, it can leave us feeling anxious and stressed. READ MORE
Programming, in theory, means a treatment regimen. But it's difficult to determine what treatment they're actually receiving.
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Female rats that experienced early life adversity developed abnormal connections between the amygdala and prefrontal cortex in response to neglect.
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Whether you’ve been told ‘no thank you’ for a job opportunity, become estranged from a partner or friend, or even been unfollowed on a social media or dating site, your brain has to process being rejected. And neuroscience suggests that it literally hurts.
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Depression, anxiety, impulsive behavior and poor cognitive performance in children is affected by the amount of sleep they have, researchers have found.
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Cells nestled in the outermost layers of the human brain generate a special kind of electrical signal that might grant them an extra boost of computing power, new research suggests.
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sciencealert.com: Scientists have finally discovered proof that our brains have a waste drainage system
Running through your body is a network of channels and junctions called the lymphatic system, which siphons off waste and fluids like a biological sewer. It was long thought the brain was excluded from this web of anatomical plumbing. Researchers have now confirmed the presence of lymphatic vessels in human brains.
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