In the beginning there was the word. Apparently, the beginning has ended and audible, unadorned, intelligible words have become bastard children searching for a home in a storm of sound and fury, signifying...
Bipolar disorder is not due to a specific lesion or degeneration in a single part of the brain, rather it is a disruption in how multiple brain regions talk to each other. A better understanding of how lithium works is advancing the search for more effective and safer treatments.
"Needless to say the mind of a child is in no way shape or form mature to process any sexual information, particularly images. Children who consistently see these images, begin emulating what they see."
Recent stories about families grieving for babies whom have died have stirred up controversy. Responses to pictures of babies who have died range from outrage to understanding. Taking pictures of stillborn or miscarried babies is a way to remember a child, to know that the child was real. So why is it hard for some people to understand this action?
During the past few years we've learned amazing facts about the astonishing cognitive, emotional, and moral lives of other animals. And 2012 is starting off with a bang as we learn that chimpanzees know what others don't know and tell them about the presence of dangerous snakes. These field data suggest that chimpanzees have a theory of mind.
There's been a lot of talk, especially in the blogosphere, about having the freedom to put together a basket of interests, to pursue a wide variety of things simultaneously and figure out how to do do them in a way and on a level that allows you to mold together a decent living.