Category: General

What Depression Looks Like In Your Brain?

What Depression Looks Like In Your Brain?

  by Debbie Hampton Fundamentally, a depressed brain looks just like any other brain. In fact, there’s no brain scan, MRI, EEG or any other medical test that can definitively diagnose depression, and it’s not understood in detail like other brain disorders. While we know the neurochemicals involved and many contributing factors, the truth is … Continue reading What Depression Looks Like In Your Brain?

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Just Breathe — How Oxygen Therapy Could Reduce Your Anxiety And Help You Heal

Just Breathe — How Oxygen Therapy Could Reduce Your Anxiety And Help You Heal

by Angela Bacca Climbing into the hyperbaric chamber felt like climbing into a body bag. I was seized with panic immediately as the zipper made its way up from my feet to my face. I could hear the loud hum of the machines through the bag as I became acutely aware I was trapped. As the … Continue reading Just Breathe — How Oxygen Therapy Could Reduce Your Anxiety And Help You Heal

Science Is Proving Some Memories Are Passed Down From Our Ancestors

Science Is Proving Some Memories Are Passed Down From Our Ancestors

 by Aaron Kase Do you have a fear of spiders? Maybe snakes? It could be your ancestors trying to tell you something. Recent studies have provided evidence that memories of fear are one of many things our forebearers pass down to us through our DNA. A 2013 study from Emory University found that  mice trained … Continue reading Science Is Proving Some Memories Are Passed Down From Our Ancestors

Are You A Highly Sensitive Person? Here’s The Science Behind This Personality Type

Are You A Highly Sensitive Person? Here’s The Science Behind This Personality Type

  by Lynn Parramore Psychologist Elaine Aron has pioneered the study of a category of human personality that is generating considerable buzz both in the media and in the scientific community: the highly sensitive person (HSP). People in this group look the same as everyone else, but they don’t respond to the world the same. … Continue reading Are You A Highly Sensitive Person? Here’s The Science Behind This Personality Type