Brain selects visual objects according to specific mechanism

Unconsciously deciding what we look at But what functionality decides where we direct our vision when we are not looking for anything in particular and do not know where look at in the first place? Researchers from the Department of Zoology at the Weihenstephan School of Life Sciences of the Tec Read more: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/09/180911110235.htm

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Health benefits of hemp seeds

Many people consider hemp seeds to be a superfood. The seeds have a rich nutritional profile and provide a range of health benefits.Although hemp seeds come from the Cannabis sativa plant, they do not produce a mind-altering effect. Read more: https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/323037.php

Study shows TEMPO is up to 100 times more powerful than vitamin E

Free radicals are highly reactive molecules that are naturally present in the body and are created during routine natural processes like breathing, according to UBC Okanagan Chemistry Professor Gino DiLabio and study co-author. "Free radicals are a natural part of human metabolism. Read more: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/09/180911095900.htm

Could yoga save prisoners from a life of crime?

Locked up in a tiny cell in Wayland prison, in Norfolk, detoxing from heroin and methadone, Mike Smith found that bending and breathing his way through a yoga meditation could give him up to three hours without any withdrawal symptoms – even with other inmates hammering on the door yelling Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/sep/11/yoga-prisons-crime-cut-reoffending

Sexual abuse is rife in mental health units. Here’s what we can do about it

We already know that conditions in mental health units are not always up to scratch. Overuse of restraint, understaffing, patients being sent hundreds of miles from home: mental health units are often very far from the safe haven they ought to be for those needing help. Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/sep/11/sexual-abuse-mental-health-units-assault-harassment-patients

Tips to Help You Find the Joy in Life

Some people enjoy their lives to the fullest, but most of us can’t get there nearly as much as we would like to. Many people will tell themselves they’re “holding up” or “getting through it,” and of course, when asked, “How are you?” they will say “Fine” when they aren’t. Read more: https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/emotional-fitness/201809/tips-help-you-find-the-joy-in-life

Comparing Numerical Comparison Tasks: A Meta-Analysis of the Variability of the Weber Fraction Relative to the Generation Algorithm

Since more than 15 years, researchers have been expressing their interest in evaluating the Approximate Number System (ANS) and its potential influence on cognitive skills involving number processing, such as arithmetic. Read more: https://www.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fpsyg.2018.01694/full