Quantcast

Latest Mind Stories

2014-05-22 11:38:36

American Heart Association Study Highlights: -A home-based exercise program helped people with clogged leg arteries walk farther and faster. -Supervised exercise for PAD (peripheral artery disease) is not usually covered by insurance and is inaccessible for many people with this painful condition. -Physicians should recommend walking even if their patients don’t have access to a supervised exercise program. A home-based exercise program helped people with clogged leg arteries...

Seeing Is A Matter Of Experience
2014-05-22 03:25:11

Friedrich-Schiller-Universitaet Jena The headlights – two eyes, the radiator cowling – a smiling mouth: This is how our brain sometimes creates a face out of a car front. The same happens with other objects: in house facades, trees or stones – a "human face" can often be detected as well. Prof. Dr. Gyula Kovács from Friedrich Schiller University Jena (Germany) knows the reason why. "Faces are of tremendous importance for human beings," the neuroscientist explains. That's why in the...

2014-05-22 08:30:36

SAN FRANCISCO, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At a poster session during the 26(th) annual convention of the Association for Psychological Science (APS), Dr. Robert Roerich of Southwoods Counseling, LLC will present "Reliability and Validity of the Roerich Psychodynamic Inventory (RPI): A Mental Imagery Technique." The poster summarizes the first statistical evidence of the technique's efficacy. The technique has already shown enormous promise in assessing emotion functioning as part of...

autism sense of touch
2014-05-22 07:53:46

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Our sense of touch can be simply an awareness, such as picking up a spoon, or it can evoke powerful emotions, such as when we receive a gentle caress. A new study from Liverpool John Moores University describes a system of slowly conducting nerves in the skin that respond to those gentle caresses. Researchers are using a variety of scientific techniques to characterize these nerves. The new findings, published in Neuron, reveal...

2014-05-21 23:02:46

In his latest blog post at http://www.perwickstrom.com, entrepreneur, author, speaker and drug treatment facility CEO Per Wickstrom is providing advice on how to avoid self-pity and the victim mindset. (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 In his latest blog post at http://www.perwickstrom.com, entrepreneur, author, speaker and drug treatment facility CEO Per Wickstrom is providing advice on how to avoid self-pity and the victim mindset. “There’s nothing wrong with acknowledging that, sometimes, life...

2014-05-21 13:49:42

UNC Health Care Researchers led by Mark Zylka, PhD, also found a compound that could become a new treatment for conditions such as arthritis, shingles, and back pain. Researchers at the UNC School of Medicine have found a new target for treating chronic pain: an enzyme called PIP5K1C. In a paper published today in the journal Neuron, a team of researchers led by Mark Zylka, PhD, Associate Professor of Cell Biology and Physiology, shows that PIP5K1C controls the activity of cellular...

2014-05-21 13:47:49

Brandeis University A new model to understand neural self-regulation When your car needs a new spark plug, you take it to a shop where it sits, out of commission, until the repair is finished. But what if your car could replace its own spark plug while speeding down the Mass Pike? Of course, cars can't do that, but our nervous system does the equivalent, rebuilding itself continually while maintaining full function. Neurons live for many years but their components, the proteins...

2014-05-20 23:13:39

Licensed clinical psychologist Dr. Joanne J. Wendt has helped hundreds of families and couples communicate effectively in high-intensity situations. She’s providing tips to lay the foundation of support and empathy, which is essential for communicating successfully and respectfully. San Diego, California (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Everyone has had times when communications deteriorate. Feelings are hurt. Both parties feel like they’re misunderstood and ultimately neither party feels like...

2014-05-20 23:00:34

Civic Duty announces its support of The Shyann Kindness Project, a charity focused on spreading kindness and putting smiles on the faces of underprivileged, at-risk, and medically-fragile children. In eight years, more than 15,000 children have been served by organizing fun events and providing needed gifts while promoting kindness and acceptance of all people and Civic Duty is helping sponsor the charity’s “Kindness Week” for children in Tucson’s Sunnyside neighborhood. (PRWEB)...

2014-05-20 08:28:25

LANCASTER, Pa., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Armstrong World Industries (NYSE: AWI) is launching a new brand platform, "Inspiring Great Spaces." The new tagline captures the company's value commitment to its commercial and residential customers: to inspire great design through innovative products, quality and service. As a leader in the design and manufacture of flooring and ceiling systems, Armstrong is extending its legacy of integrity, quality and trust to emphasize its renewed...


Latest Mind Reference Libraries

Spectrophobia
2013-12-24 12:23:34

Spectrophobia is a kind of specific phobia involving a morbid fear of mirrors. Catoptrophobia is the fear of mirrors. This phobia is distinct from Eisoptrophobia, which is the fear of your own reflection. In general, an individual suffering from this phobia has been traumatized in an event where they believe they have seen or heard apparitions or ghosts. The individual could also become traumatized by television shows, nightmares, or horror films. This fear could be the result of a trauma...

More Articles (1 articles) »
Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
Related