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Monkey Brains Review by Kelsey K. Posted Mon 12 Mar 2012 8:55pm Monkey Brains sent me some of their oatmeal and granola bars to review! (Side note: these are perfect for me, since my family and friends say I act like a monkey ALL the time...haha) Here is some info about Monkey Brains Monkey Brains Oatmeal is simply the perfect healthy breakfast for kids: just enough sugar to taste great, 1 ... Read on »
Product Review: Monkey Brains by Rachael H. Posted Tue 03 Jul 2012 8:00am What do you do when you're stuck in a rut? Read on »
Maternal Behavior in Virgin Mice: Mommy Brains, Mommy Rats, and Monkey Business by Dr. Polly Doctor of Philosophy Posted Tue 02 Feb 2010 9:19am So babysitting can make you maternal. Maybe give you "mommy brain." But before you get the idea we can we turn women with nary a maternal instinct into full-fledged breast-feeding, Baby Bjorn-wearing, brownie-baking super nurturers, let's back track. What we got is a new rat study out of Tufts University published in Brain Research Bull ... Read on »
BPA Connected to Brain Function and Mood Disorders in Monkeys by Kathy S. Posted Thu 04 Sep 2008 10:40am The FDA recently told the world that BPA is safe for humans. Right, right… I forgot we are supposed to take their word for it. Meanwhile, scientists at the Yale School of Medicine reported this week that the chemical is linked to brain function and mood disorders in monkeys. “Our findings suggest that exposure to low-dose BPA may have w ... Read on »
Growth And Generation Of Brain Cells Stimulated By Stem Cells From Monkey Teeth by Dr. Syed L. Doctor of Dentistry Posted Sun 16 Nov 2008 1:14pm Researchers at the Yerkes National Primate Research Center, Emory University, have discovered dental pulp stem cells can stimulate growth and generation of several types of neural cells. Findings from this study, available in the October issue of the journal Stem Cells, suggest dental pulp stem cells show promise for use in cell therapy and regen ... Read on »
Brain-Activated Muscle Stimulation Restores Monkeys' Hand Movement After Paralysis by Medline Plus Posted Wed 18 Apr 2012 4:01pm An artificial connection between the brain and muscles can restore complex hand movements in monkeys following paralysis, according to a study funded by the National Institutes of Health. In a r ... Read on »
Brain Wiring a No-Brainer? by Medline Plus Posted Thu 29 Mar 2012 5:44pm The brain appears to be wired more like the checkerboard streets of New York City than the curvy lanes of Columbia, Md., suggests a new brain imaging study. The most detailed images, to date, reveal a pervasive 3D grid structure with no diagonals, say scie ... Read on »
Hug the Monkey – Just One Thing by RickHanson Posted Fri 29 Jul 2011 11:00pm Longing for love? The Practice Hug the monkey. Why? Your brain evolved in three stages (to simplify a complex process): Reptile – Brainstem, focused on avoiding harm Mammal – Limbic system, focused on approaching rewards Primate – Cortex, focused on attaching to “us” The first JOT in this series – pet the ... Read on »
Detection of Plasma Autoantibodies to Brain Tissue in Young Children with and without Autism Spectrum Disorders by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Thu 24 Mar 2011 7:21pm Researchers at the MIND Institute published studies in the past few years correlating antibodies to brain tissue and autism. The first study of this sort (that I recall) studied whether the mother had antibodies to fetal brain tissue: Autism: maternally derived antibodies specific for fetal brain proteins. Other studies have looked at autoan ... Read on »
Writing, Witches, Wizards and Monkeys by elizabeth Posted Thu 10 Jul 2014 6:33pm I've felt strangely -- or not so strangely -- inhibited of late in writing, both online and offline. I'm not a tortured writer, and while I can sure write some drivel, when it's not drivel, it's because the act of writing is as if I am channeling some greater force. I don't even know what I'm doing when I do it, but there are no tears, no ... Read on »