What Causes Oppositional Defiance and Challenging Behaviors?

Third in a series originating from my original post on oppositional defiance. What are the underlying causes of persistent oppositional defiance? Examining these behaviors through the lens of neuroscience provides a better understanding of what they mean and how we…

How To Sleep Better AND Improve Memory 26%

People in the study slept better and their memory was boosted. Special sounds during sleep can improve sleep and boost memory, new research finds. The gentle sounds were timed to coincide with natural ‘brain waves’: the waves of electrical activity…

Magnets Can Improve Your Memory

Magnets could eventually be used to compensate for memory problems caused by dementia. Scientist have used magnetic stimulation to improve people’s memory, new research reports. Transcranial magnetic stimulation, or TMS, helped people remember things they had heard more accurately. The…

This Vitamin May Help Treat Autism

Autism research finds link between this vitamin and serotonin production. Many scientists have speculated that the problematic social behaviour of people with autism is related to low vitamin D and serotonin levels. Now a new study has found a causal…

DBT – How Skills

Taking Hold of Your Mind: “How” Skills Non-judgmentally See, but don’t evaluate as good or bad. Just the facts. Accept each moment like a blanket spread out on the lawn, accepting both the rain and the sun and each leaf that falls upon it. Acknowledge the difference...

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