How Technology is Changing Neuroscience

How Technology is Changing Neuroscience

The brain is by far the most complicated puzzle in the human body. It’s always been very mysterious. Aristotle, for example, thought the brain helps cool the heart. Over time, of course, doctors have come to know much more about the brain. Some very recent...
Stigma of Mental Illness

Stigma of Mental Illness

A stigma is a negative connotation towards a certain characteristic or trait. There are stigmas associated with mental health problems which cause some people to veer away from seeking help. Stigmas can lead to discrimination against people with a mental illness or...
The Best Brain Foods

The Best Brain Foods

Whether you are suffering from a concussion, improving your memory, or just want to have a healthier brain, there are certain foods to eat to improve its function. These “superfoods” help maintain the health of your brain if added into your diet. They add vitamins,...
How PTS and PTSD Differ: Part 2

How PTS and PTSD Differ: Part 2

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is a commonly known mental illness diagnoses. It is listed in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders and the criteria is constantly changing. You can be diagnosed with PTSD if you have experienced or witnessed a...
Effects of a Concussion

Effects of a Concussion

Concussions can be minor or can be traumatic injuries to the brain. Concussions occur when there is a blow to the head that causes the brain to move quickly back and forth. The sudden movement results in the brain bouncing against the skull and can damage cells and...