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Teaching Your Family the Power of Mindfulness

I’m in the middle of teaching an intimate mindfulness class to several girls all between the ages of seven and nine. So far, it has been nothing less than magnificent, and that is always, always the…

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3 Myths to Dispel About the Brain

What if we could improve our memory, reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, and keep our brains young with just a few simple mindfulness techniques? Deepak Chopra recently appeared on the Dr. …

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Understanding Organic Amnesia

When a person experiences memory problems or memory loss as a result of brain damage, it is known as organic amnesia. Memories may be lost temporarily or result in long-term amnesia. Learn more about …

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The End of Morphine & Heroin Addiction?

An international team of scientists has discovered a key mechanism that causes opioid addiction  — and there's a drug that can selectively block that addiction response, without damaging the brain or …

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The Problem With the Teenage Brain

Using a metallic marker for eyeliner. Dying a cat pink. Putting tuna fish in a gas tank. Throwing a leather armchair into a swimming pool after lighting it on fire. Driving a moped int…

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