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Casual Pot Use Linked To Brain Deformation

Casual Pot Use Linked To Brain Deformation

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online With the movement to legalize marijuana appearing to gain momentum across the US, new attention is being given to the negative effects the drug has on the brain. According to a new study...

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2014-04-18 14:02:54

Two Simon Fraser University psychologists have made a brain-related discovery that could revolutionize doctors’ perception and treatment of attention-deficit disorders. This discovery opens up the possibility that environmental and/or genetic factors may hinder or suppress a specific brain activity that the researchers have identified as helping us prevent distraction. The Journal of Neuroscience has just published a paper about the discovery by John McDonald, an associate professor...

2014-04-14 23:11:08

Everyday activities can improve brain fitness. Ace Medical Group doctor provides spring brain exercises. Rock Hill, SC (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 "Everyone needs to realize how we are giving up brain activity by giving up everyday tasks," says Dr. Grewal, an Internal medicine physician and author of the book 'Dementia Express: Lose Your Memory in 100 Ways,' a rare satirical on brain health. There are easy and routine ways of exercising one's brain. Here are some ways a...

2014-04-10 14:55:33

Rainbowfish raised in the wild braver than those bred in captivity, study shows The boldest black-lined rainbowfish are those that are born in the wild. Also more fearless are those that analyze information both sides of their brains. This is the conclusion of Australian researchers Culum Brown and Anne-Laurence Bibost from Macquarie University, in a study published in Springer’s journal Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. The preference to analyze and react to information with...

2014-04-10 12:37:56

Study also suggests potential treatment New research has found that a child's relationships may be a hidden casualty long after a head injury. Neuroscientists at Brigham Young University studied a group of children three years after each had suffered a traumatic brain injury – most commonly from car accidents. The researchers found that lingering injury in a specific region of the brain predicted the health of the children's social lives. "The thing that's hardest about brain...

2014-04-10 08:29:47

BOSTON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tal Medical, Inc., a clinical-stage company developing breakthrough treatments for psychiatric diseases, has added two industry veterans to its leadership team. Jan Skvarka has joined as the company's President, CEO and member of the Board of Directors, and Ben Shapiro, MD as a member of the Board of Directors. Jan Skvarka is joining Tal after spending 14 years with Bain and Company, a leading global management consultancy. As one of Bain's...

2014-04-04 23:42:09

Published in the April issue of Neuropsychotherapist magazine, the article explains the theorized brain effects of Emotional Restructuring in the treatment of past relationship negative emotional memories Greenville, SC (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Clinical psychologist Robert A. Moss, Ph.D., FACPN, FAACP, and M. Christine Mahan, M.A., co-authored the article entitled, “Emotional Restructuring: Clinical Biological Perspective on Brain Involvement.” Emotional Restructuring is a six-step,...

2014-04-04 23:00:17

Shane Michaels releases a review of Brain Salon, a brainwave entrainment system created by Karl Moore and Justin Hammond to help people easily change their state of mind. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 Brain Salon, a collection of powerful brainwave entrainment CDs created by Karl Moore and Justin Hammond to help people easily switch to various states of mind has caught the attention of Shane Michaels, prompting an investigative review. Learn more about Brain Salon and the demo...

2014-04-01 23:05:02

Statewide Anti-hunger and Food Security Organization Welcomes Jacquelyn Andstrom and Steven Gavron Hartford, Conn. (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 End Hunger Connecticut!, a statewide anti-hunger and food security organization, with headquarters in Hartford, today announced the addition of Jacquelyn Andstrom of Manchester and Steven Gavron of Newington as SNAP Call Center Associate and SNAP Outreach Coordinator, respectively. “We’re excited to welcome Jackie and Steve to End Hunger...

2014-04-01 13:22:59

Brain disconnect leaves teen brain less able to judge trustworthiness Making a snap decision usually means following your initial reaction -- going with your gut. That intuitive feeling sprouts from the limbic system, the evolutionarily older and simpler part of the brain that affects emotion, behavior and motivation. But during adolescence, the limbic system connects and communicates with the rest of the brain differently than it does during adulthood, leaving many adolescents...

2014-03-28 23:27:36

Memory loss is not a game. Ace Innovation Group offers Dementia Express that provides exercises to many who are losing their minds. Rock Hill, SC (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Memory loss and symptoms of Dementia creep upon us surprisingly insidiously, that is why most people are incredibly unprepared for when it happens. But according to Dr. Sandeep Grewal, an Internal Medicine Physician and author of the book ‘Dementia Express: Lose Your Memory in 100 Ways’ even if one doesn’t have time...