This article explains the Sigmund Freud’s theory or model of the human mind. We come across the ID, Ego and Superego, their behaviours and the role they play in functioning of our minds.
Despite loneliness being a fairly common occurrence in daily life, not many may know about the way in which loneliness could aid humans in survival. This article thus explores the ironically beneficial mechanism of loneliness and addresses the problem of chronic loneliness on our health in modern times.
In this article I share a very important story of a man who revolutionised neuroscience by losing his own memory. While patient H.M may have forgotten many things in his lifetime, he is an identity that we cannot allow ourselves to forget as he gifted us his own memory.
Subliminal messages have been used since time immemorial, but researchers are yet to give a very concise explanation of, both, whether it works and if it does, how?
Recent studies contradict decades-old assumptions by proving that the brain was, in fact, built to forget. That, in order to remember, forgetting is a crucial step.
LSD is known to trigger hallucinations and unhinge one’s state of consciousness through mild and rapid changes in mood and perception. Ironically enough, this potent drug may also be a potential game-changer in treating mental disorders, specifically depression.
Neuroinfectious diseases are infections of the nervous system, including the brain, spinal cord, and nerves. There are many different types of neuroinfectious diseases. Some of the neuroinfectious diseases are Neurosarcoidois, Transverse Myelitis, Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy, and more.
Often described as simply the partial or total loss of memory, amnesia is one of those conditions we’ve all heard of, have seen in media and can somewhat grasp a hold of what it is. But aside from just waking up with no recall like in movie scenes, in reality, amnesia works in a much deeper and complex manner.
This paper reviews the connection between schizophrenia and neuroplasticity with a focus on the role drug use plays. In order to further understand this relationship, previous research and experiments were utilized that backed up the claim that a decrease in neuroplasticity leads to an increase in schizophrenic symptoms.
The quick gaps of air, amid a barrage of hiccups, is something that almost all of us can relate to. And while in evolution, hiccups haven’t been found to hold any significant value to survival, little is actually known about its pathophysiology, and what is its purpose. Learn more about the background, causes, and treatments of hiccups!
Do emotions directly correlate with sleep? Through multiple scientific studies, this article dives deeper into the science of why sleep and anger are related.
Recent studies from neuroscientists at MIT have unveiled that instead of our brains evolving to perform linguistic functions, the inferior temporal cortex (IT cortex) has been “recycled”.
Anti-NMDAR encephalitis is an illness that has had an immense bearing on women throughout history. It conveys the role of women in mental health and medicine, a group that has been marginalized and ignored.
Using research from the Mental Health Organization, an article by a professor of philosophy at University Dublin, Hallie Smith with the education of a Master’s degree, and a health and lifestyle writer, Markham Heid, this essay will showcase the key factors to life. These include relaxation, exercising, and use of idle time.
Creativity, temperament, curiosity, and compassion; these are just some of the pillars of what makes a person who they are. We must ask the question of whether personality is entirely up to us. Are we the ones driving the car to the path of identity, or is there a map? Does genetics play a role in our personality?
Intelligence is defined, in common psychology, as an intangible object and rather an ability to adapt to new situations , solve problems by learning, mentally assimilating into challenging environments , and overcoming obstacles. Intelligence can take a variety of forms, ranging from spatial, linguistic, intrapersonal, interpersonal, social, to emotional intelligence.
Glioblastomas (also known as GBM) are the most prevalent form of adult brain tumors, accounting for approximately 78% of all malignant tumors. They are usually very aggressive, which means they grow rapidly and spread quickly. The following article offers a brief overview of the symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, as well as different types of glioblastomas.