Ever feel like you can’t control your own memories? Suffer from too many unwanted recollections, and too little access to important information? Post-traumatic stress affects your ability to form new memories and retrieve old ones! #ptsd #adhd #flashbacks #posttraumaticstressdisorder #memory
A new study finds that higher cortisol levels before, but not during, a speed-dating event makes men more popular with women. It depends on timing.
This article explores incentives for projects spanning millennia, and determines which of those incentives would provide the most successful approach.
Our understanding of trauma's effects on mental health continues to increase. #trauma #rumination #mentalhealthawareness
Altruism, in principle, is selfless action for the well-being of others. Altruism may help us achieve our space exploration goals. Space agencies like NASA, SpaceX, and ESA are funding new projects to commercialize asteroids, the Moon, and Mars. These projects could deliver economic as well as scientific benefits…
Humans are not built for Mars. Or rather, Mars isn't built for us, yet. Understanding the sacrifices such a massive undertaking needs is important to its success.
In a study conducted by Taiwanese scientists with female college students, they showed that internet addiction has a negative impact on sleep quality.
Dogs have a rebellious teenage phase just like humans The first evidence of dogs going through emotional changes during puberty has been discovered. They are more likely to disobey orders from their dog-parents and be more difficult to train. Behavior does improve after puberty when dogs reach 12 months of age.
Just like humans, dogs can act like rebellious teens during puberty. They may even be too busy with their ‘ruff’ life to listen to dog-parents! #dogparents #dogsoftwitter #animals
A recent study found that positive social memories are harder to recall in individuals who suffer from higher levels of social anxiety.
Parkinson’s disease currently affects over 10 million people worldwide, and in the United States approximately 60,000 people are diagnosed with the disease each year. It is a disease in which the brain cells, or neurons, that produce dopamine progressively die off over time. For this reason, it is known as a…