Diabetes and Food Selections

 

If you have loved ones with diabetes, please share the following article with them: 9 of the Best Foods for Diabetics.  The mentioned foods can lower blood pressure and blood sugar levels, encourage weight reduction, provide necessary vitamins, and a lot more.

 

 

 

 

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Internet Addiction, Psychiatric Disorders

The Journal of the European Psychiatric Association has an abstract titled, The Association Between Internet Addiction and Psychiatric Disorder: A Review of the Literature.

 

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Novels, Imagery – Cognitive and Life Advantages

There are several positive aspects to bring forward about imagination.  Let’s begin.

  • Radio Dramas.  Imagination.  The subject got me thinking about the generations of people who were alive before television was invented.  They listened to radio dramas, became accustomed to visualizing, got involved with the plight of the characters, and listened everyday to those programs.

Audio books, and the following resources, are fun and relaxing activities to improve this important cognitive function.

    1. Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine Fiction Podcasts
    2. BBC Radio Dramas
    3. Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine Fiction Podcasts

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It’s All About the Brain

The brain is a marvelous organ, our own indicating the numerous characteristics we have, along with expanded research developing a better quality of life for many throughout the globe.  A good starting point for literature and video about this topic is The New York Times’ The Brain’s Inner Language.

  • Left Brain, Right Brain

If we say we’re left brain, or right brain, what exactly are we referring to?  The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAUSA) provides the following traits concerning the different hemispheres of the brain:

Left Brain

  1. Analytical
  2. Logical
  3. Precise
  4. Repetitive
  5. Organized
  6. Details
  7. Scientific
  8. Detached
  9. Literal
  10. Sequential

Right Brain

  1. Creative
  2. Imaginative
  3. General
  4. Intuitive
  5. Conceptual
  6. Big picture
  7. Heuristic
  8. Empathetic
  9. Figurative
  10. Irregular

[Silent Video] Brain Anatomy and Functions


  • The Future – The Human Brain Project

The Human Brain Project began in 2013 with thousands of scientists worldwide participating.  They are building technology which simulates the brain, understanding how brain diseases are similar in creating new treatments, and many other discoveries prevailing from endeavors.

[Video] The Human Brain Project: Future Medicine

References

Brain Injury Association of America. (2014). Welcome to The Brain Injury Association of America.

The Human Brain Project. (2014). Human Brain Project.

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