You may not have ever stopped to think about it, but you’re constantly engaged in inner speech. As you read this right now, you are using your inner voice. This process is largely unexplored; however, two recent experiments published in the journal Psychology Science have revealed a brain signal, called corollary discharge, that plays an important role in how we perceive this inner speech.
In order to understand inner speech, you first have to understand corollary discharge. Corollary discharge is …Read more
Most of us think that we are getting enough exercise each day by walking around the office, school, or home. Exercise is a physical activity that allows better blood circulation, thus improving the delivery of oxygen to the brain and other organs of the body.
A well-oxygenated brain allows optimal functioning of a wide range of physiological activities, from muscle contraction to the production of enzymes that are essential for growth and maintenance …Read more
It turns out that talking on a hands free device, while driving, may not be as safe as we believe, especially during tricky traffic conditions. Toronto-based researchers found that the area of the brain that is responsible for making a safe left hand turn largely shuts down during a cell phone conversation whether it’s hands free or not.
Statistics have shown that drivers talking on their hands free devices are just as likely to be involved in a crash as …Read more
The National Institute of Mental Health estimates that one in four Americans suffer from some type of mental health problem. Only one in 7 suffer from serious mental illness; however the need for medical care for the various mental health issues that face U.S citizens puts a big strain on the health care industry. Mental health officials are predicting that it will only get worse in the coming
The poor economic climate …Read more