Neurological Study & Behaviour

Have Scientists Found the Root Cause of Autism?

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a common neuro-developmental condition affecting one in 68 people in the United States. It's generally understood that there is a genetic aspect to ASD (it often runs in families), though environmental triggers may also play a role. Recent studies by scientists in the Department of Neurosciences at Washington University School of [...]

By |November 29th, 2017|Neurological Study & Behaviour|0 Comments

The Savant Syndrome: An Extraordinary Condition

Savant syndrome is a rare, but extraordinary, condition in which persons with serious mental disabilities, including autistic disorder, have some ‘island of genius’ which stands in marked, incongruous contrast to overall handicap. As many as one in 10 persons with autistic disorder have such remarkable abilities in varying degrees, although savant syndrome occurs in other [...]

By |September 19th, 2017|Neurological Study & Behaviour|0 Comments

Scientists Find “Evidence” of a Multidimensional Universe INSIDE our Brain

An exciting discovery has been made by scientists as they have uncovered that the human brain contains structures and shapes that may have up to eleven dimensions. Neuroscientists welcome the findings saying: “We have found a world that we had never imagined before.” With the help of mathematical methods of algebraic topology, scientists have fond [...]

By |September 12th, 2017|Awareness, Neurological Study & Behaviour|0 Comments

A Chess Prodigy Explains how his Mind Works

Magnus Carlsen is a 21 year old chess prodigy who is known as 'The Mozart of Chess' due to what many class as his superhuman way of playing the game. As nobody really knew how Mozart wrote amazing and complicated concertos at a young age, nobody has seen the like of Magnus Carlsen before. Magnus says [...]

By |September 5th, 2017|Awareness, Neurological Study & Behaviour|0 Comments

Reading People by the Words They Speak

If the eyes are the window to the soul, then words are the gateway to the mind. Words represent thoughts. The closest one person can get to understanding another person's thoughts is to listen to the words that he or she speaks or writes. Certain words reflect the behavioral characteristics of the person who spoke or wrote [...]

By |August 29th, 2017|Neurological Study & Behaviour, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Can you Mistake your Family for Imposters?

Imagine a member of your family comes home and when you get up to greet them you decide that actually this isn't the family member that you love and know so well.... Capgras Syndrome is what's known as a delusional misidentification. It's the opposite of déjà vu. People with Capgras Syndrome think that their spouse, family [...]

By |August 21st, 2017|Neurological Study & Behaviour|0 Comments

The Power to Shape the Brain you Want

How do we learn? And how do some people learn more quickly than other? Dr Lara Boyd, a Brain Researcher at the University of British Colombia, has studied the brain for many years. She says 'it is one of the great frontiers in understanding human physiology - what makes us who we are? What we [...]

By |August 3rd, 2017|Awareness, Education, Neurological Study & Behaviour|0 Comments

Study Shows we are Born Creative Geniuses but the ‘Education’ System Dumbs us Down

A study in the US, originally developed by Dr George Land and Beth Jarman for NASA to effectively measure the creative potential of their rocket scientists and engineers, has discovered some very surprising statistics related to creativity and genius in young children. The test was based on the process of 'divergent thinking' - the ability to look at a particular [...]

By |July 20th, 2017|Awareness, Education, Neurological Study & Behaviour|0 Comments

The Neuroscience of Inequality: Does Poverty show up in Children’s Brains?

A recent report in The Guardian newspaper says that there is now increasing evidence that the development of a child's brain can be diminished if that child grows up in poverty. Dr Kimberley Noble MD PhD and her colleagues at the Neurocognition, Early Experience and Development Lab in Columbia University are undertaking a landmark study which could soon definitively prove that growing up poor [...]

By |July 17th, 2017|Cognitive Therapy, Neurological Study & Behaviour|0 Comments