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Front book cover of Brain Building Nutrition

Brain-Building Nutrition: How Dietary Fats and Oils Affect Mental, Physical, and Emotional Intelligence (Book Review)

If you are interested in promoting and maintaining a healthy human brain, you will likely find the book, “Brain-Building Nutrition” by Michael A. Schmidt, Ph.D, to be informative and potentially beneficial. The author has a background in the “hard” sciences (i.e., molecular medicine) and collaborates with NASA scientists in the field of metabolism and human […]

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The front cover of the book, Neurofeedback and State Regulation in ADHD: A Therapy Without Medication

New Neurofeedback For ADHD Book Released (With Exclusive Discount Code)

The book, “Neurofeedback And State Regulation In ADHD: A Therapy Without Medication,” by Werner Van den Bergh, M.D. received official publication on October 25, 2010. This is a timely book in light of the recent finding that “Neurofeedback for ADHD Achieves A ‘Level 5 – Efficacious and Specific’ Efficacy Rating.” Check the end of this […]

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an African-American women

African-American Women May Benefit From CBT For Sexual Assault – Even If They Drop Out Of Treatment

African-American women may benefit as much as their Caucasian counterparts in treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), despite being more likely to drop out of treatment prematurely. PTSD is a mental health disorder and, specifically, an anxiety disorder, that arises from trauma. Symptoms of distress must also arise in three domains: re-experiencing the trauma (e.g., […]

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An illustration of how individual cortical nerve cells controlled thought

Controlling Individual Cortical Nerve Cells By Human Thought

Five years ago, neuroscientist Christof Koch of the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), neurosurgeon Itzhak Fried of UCLA, and their colleagues discovered that a single neuron in the human brain can function much like a sophisticated computer and recognize people, landmarks, and objects, suggesting that a consistent and explicit code may help transform complex visual […]

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autism study on language deficits in siblings

Language Delays Found In Siblings Of Children With Autism

Siblings of children with autism have more frequent language delays and other subtle characteristics of the disorder than previously understood. Girls also may be mildly affected more often than recognized in the past. The findings appear online and will be published in the November issue of The American Journal of Psychiatry. An audio interview with […]

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