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What if you looked at other people and you couldn’t recognize their faces? What if you looked into the mirror and you couldn’t recognize your own face? This disorder is called Prosopagnosia. Prosopagnosia is the medical term for the inability to recognize familiar faces. In other words, prosopagnosia manifests as the lack of facial perception. According to Dictionary.com the term prosopagnosia comes from the Greek words prosopon and agnosia. Prosopon interprets as face and agnosia ...
Published by Charlene Collins 70 months ago in Brain Health & Neurology | +1 votes | 0 comments
In life, we humans, go through the ups and downs of everyday life. They face one challenge and hope the next challenge will go better than the first. Most individuals have one constant in their lives. That constant is love. We have the love of our family – our parents, or our sons and daughters. We also have the love of our spouses. The love we feel and share isn’t supposed to hurt, but in times of stress, sometimes it does. What is this love we feel? Is it just a metaphor or is i...
Published by kimberly fleeman 70 months ago in Brain Health & Neurology | +3 votes | 1 comments
There are many causes for autism. Researchers have not yet been able to narrow the cause down to one purpose. There have been links discovered between autism and genetics, autism and diet, and autism and vaccinations. The ailment affects more boys than girls and research is still being done to determine the reason why.
Published by Stacey Gaubatz 70 months ago in Brain Health & Neurology | +1 votes | 0 comments
What is Alzheimer’s disease? What causes it? What are the risk factors? At what age does one develop Alzheimer’s? Can Alzheimer’s disease be passed down in families? This article will discuss the possible causes for Alzheimer’s disease. It will also discuss the common belief that aluminum was a cause for the disease. However, aluminum has been ruled out as a causative factor for Alzheimer’s disease.
Published by kimberly fleeman 70 months ago in Brain Health & Neurology | +1 votes | 1 comments
Rigorous research is always going on for Autism spectrum disorders. More children are being diagnosed with these disorders than ever before. Earlier detection can lead to early diagnosis allowing for the administration of resources to families who so badly need. On a psychological level, earlier detection may help ease the confusion parents feel when they know something is wrong, yet they do not get any answers by their doctors.
Published by carol roach 70 months ago in Brain Health & Neurology | +8 votes | 9 comments
Brain zaps are uncomfortable side effects that can occur when you stop taking SSRI antidepressants. Brain zaps, also known as brain shocks are electrical shock sensations that can occur when under stress and when you are experiencing withdrawal from certain types of medications. Brain zaps are neurological sensations that can be very painful and frightening at the same time.
Published by Charlene Collins 70 months ago in Brain Health & Neurology | +2 votes | 2 comments
Electrical shock injuries are so dangerous because they can stop the heart. Regular 110 current in your home could be enough to interrupt the natural sinus rhythm of your heart. Every year there are over 1000 people who die from electric shock injuries. Sometimes, injuries from electrical shock occur on the job, but oftentimes people are shocked in and around their own homes.
Published by Charlene Collins 70 months ago in Brain Health & Neurology | +3 votes | 2 comments
A transient ischemic attack, also known as TIA or mini-stroke, occurs when the brain or part of the brain is deprived of oxygen for a period of time. A mini-stroke could be an indication or a forewarning of an impending stroke. When a person has a stroke, a part of the brain stops functioning due to the lack of blood flow.
Published by Charlene Collins 70 months ago in Brain Health & Neurology | +2 votes | 0 comments
Tests on sweat from closely related people and on people who were not related, and the tests showed that the subjects didn’t like the scents of people related to them, because their immune systems are similar. We are guided by male body odor when we are sexually attracted. We may not realize this, because it is unconscious.
Published by Charlene Collins 70 months ago in Brain Health & Neurology | +1 votes | 1 comments
Most of us will admit that we like to watch magic shows. Magicians are masters at creating illusion. How is it that we don’t really see what we think we see? I watched a Nova Science Now program called How Does the Brain Work. About half of the program was focused on the illusion of magic tricks. Neil DeGrass Tyson, a famous astrophysicist hosted this program.
Published by Charlene Collins 70 months ago in Brain Health & Neurology | +2 votes | 1 comments
People with synesthesia perceive the world differently than people who don’t have the disorder. A person with synesthesia is called a synesthete. He or she may see musical notes flying around them while playing the piano, or listening to music. It is believed that with synesthesia, one part of the brain stimulates another area of the brain because there is a malfunction in the neural pathways in the brain.
Published by Charlene Collins 70 months ago in Brain Health & Neurology | +11 votes | 11 comments
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