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Low Strength Brain Stimulation May Be Effective For Depression

Elsevier B.V. Brain stimulation treatments, like electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) and transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), are often effective for the treatment of depression. Like antidepressant medications, however, they typically have a...

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2014-07-18 23:05:58

60 Second Panic Solution reviews have been flooding the Internet and HealthyandFitZone.com reveals the truth about this program that promises to show people a method whereby they really can control panic attacks. Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 60 Second Panic Solution promises to help cure panic attacks by addressing the underlying problem. The crux of the program is getting people to a stage where a one minute trick is all they need to stave off any oncoming panic attack. This has...

2014-07-08 23:14:34

62 Signs and Symptoms of Depression and Anxiety in Men and Women, a new report on the website Vkool.com helps people tell whether they are suffering from depression. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 62 Signs and Symptoms of Depression and Anxiety in Men and Women, a new report on the site Vkool.com shows simple and easy ways to recognize if someone is suffering from depression or anxiety disorders. In the first part of this report, people will discover warning signs and symptoms of...

2014-07-01 11:43:59

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Cedars-Sinai-led investigators say some brain cells in a structure called the amygdala appear to make judgments based on a viewer's subjective opinions instead of true emotion expressed When evaluating another person's emotions – happy, sad, angry, afraid – humans take cues from facial expressions. Neurons in a part of the brain called the amygdala "fire" in response to the visual stimulation as information is processed by the retina, the amygdala and a...

2014-06-27 14:45:06

Princeton University So accustomed are we to metaphors related to taste that when we hear a kind smile described as "sweet," or a resentful comment as "bitter," we most likely don't even think of those words as metaphors. But while it may seem to our ears that "sweet" by any other name means the same thing, new research shows that taste-related words actually engage the emotional centers of the brain more than literal words with the same meaning. Researchers from Princeton University...

2014-06-24 23:15:36

Stressful situations are one of life’s tough realities, but San Diego therapist Dr. Joanne J. Wendt has tips that can help anyone navigate stressful moments effectively. San Diego, California (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 It can take seconds to become stressed and hours, or even days, to finally relax. From twenty-eight years as a practicing therapist, Dr. Joanne J. Wendt has found that it’s important to learn to confront this powerful emotion, especially when it first strikes. “Effective...

2014-06-19 08:29:58

SAN DIEGO, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emotient, the leading provider of facial expression analysis software, today announced that Stephen Ritter joined the company as Senior Vice President of Product Development. Stephen brings extensive engineering management experience from successful start-ups and larger enterprises, including Cypher Genomics, Websense and McAfee, an Intel company. "Steve is a proven technology leader who has demonstrated success in transforming cutting edge...

2014-06-16 23:12:23

The Takeoff Today Program developed by Rich Presta is a new program that teaches people how to overcome their anxiety, panic attacks and phobias easily. An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is good for people to use. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 The Takeoff Today Program is a new program developed by Rich Presta, who has many years of experience in the health industry. The program teaches people how to overcome their anxiety, panic attacks, and phobias quickly. In...

2014-06-16 12:26:03

Firm Is First To Analyze Vocally Transmitted Emotions To Better Understand Consumer Decision Making TEL AVIV, Israel, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beyond Verbal, the world's Emotions Analytics leader, announced today, a partnership with Lieberman Research Worldwide (LRW), one of the largest privately-held marketing research consultancies in the world. The collaboration will allow LRW to bring emotion analytic technology to the company's Pragmatic Brain Science Institute®, which...

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2014-06-16 04:19:58

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The prospect of a highly contagious bird flu or antibiotic-resistant strain of some superbug that can be detrimental to health and even likely fatal are scenarios that are, as yet, unrealized and therefore only serve to worry those that think about them. Another very real contagion was just recently reported on by a research team consisting of social scientists from Cornell University, the University of California, San Francisco...

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2014-06-10 04:59:20

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Research has found that facial expressions can convey more information than verbal communication alone and a new Harvard University study has found that an angry glare can add effectiveness to a negotiator’s demands. Published in Psychological Science, the study found that an angry glare adds additional gravity to a negotiator’s threat to walk away from the talks. The researchers also saw that the glared-at party tended to offer...


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2013-12-24 13:20:48

Ornithophobia is a type of specific phobia involving an irrational fear of birds. The origin of the word ornitho is Greek meaning bird and phobia is Greek meaning fear. The fear of birds is not uncommon and it comes from the menacing and darker image of some birds of prey. Some people might only fear predatory birds, such as vultures, while others can even be afraid of household pets like budgies. People who suffer from this phobia might fear that they will be attacked by a bird or might...

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Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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