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Are “Helicopter Parents” Creating a Race of Disconnected Automatons? by Michael Merzenich Doctor of Philosophy One of the negative consequences of our high tech- and fear-dominated modern culture is the systematic withdrawal of children... Read on »
Ulegyria by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven I was reminded today of the phenomenon of ulegyria ("scarred gyri"). Ulegyria is the result of a perinatal hypoperfusion injury wherein there is disproportionate loss of ... Read on »
Did the math. Yes, we can afford another car by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert The numbers are in, and it’s looking pretty good. So far. Based on all the work I’ve done over the past year or so, I can actually afford to buy a decent used car out ... Read on »
Open question: Can coffee & Ritalin’s mental effects be delivered, safely, over a smartphone? by Alvaro F. Healthy Living Professional . Will 2015 be the year our smartphones link up to our brains? (Popular Science): “Thync bills itself first and foremost as a neuroscience company. Its sol ... Read on »
Feeling a River Move Within You by Gabriella Kortsch Ph.D. Patient Expert There is a beautiful quote by Jalal ad-Din Rumi that goes like this: When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy. Isn't it true that w ... Read on »
Will by C Nothing truly stops you.  Nothing truly holds you back.  For your own will is always within your control.  Sickness may challenge your body. But are you merely your body? ... Read on »
Study Smart Beats Study Hard by Bill Klemm Doctor of Philosophy Keep your "nose to the grindstone" is the advice we often tell young people is an essential ingredient of learning difficult tasks. A joke captures the matter with the old ... Read on »
Study: Fewer than 19% of ADHD treatment plans monitor treatment response according to guidelines by Alvaro F. Healthy Living Professional What did they find (at a recent study , published in the journal Pediatrics, surveying community-based ADHD diagnoses and treatments)? For around 30 percent of chil ... Read on »
Trend: Taking health (and brain health) care “beyond the pill” by Alvaro F. Healthy Living Professional . How Device Makers Can Take Healthcare “Beyond the Pill” (Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry): “One thing is clear: Pharma’s commitment to “beyond the ... Read on »
Out of Control by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven drooling on my pillow shuffling my feet choking when i do and when i don’t eat shaking out of my control my jaw, my lips, my face all of them are quivering ... Read on »