Teachers say mobile phones make their lives a living hell – so one Massachusetts school barred them Read Full Article: The Guardian, What happens when a school bans smartphones? A complete transformation.
A new treatment approach for tinnitus is called bimodal neuromodulation, which targets the brain by stimulating two sensory systems. Read Full Article: Scientists may have the key to treating tinnitus: Retrain the brain, The Washington Post
Edward Krumpotich, a drug policy consultant based in Minnesota, was diagnosed with severe attention deficit hyperactivity disorder at age 15 — but he didn’t get help for it until he was 37. In the interim years he suffered from methamphetamine addiction, which he later realized was driven by attempts to self-medicate his untreated A.D.H.D. He attended more than 30 rehabs before one finally prescribed stimulant …more
When we feel fatigued most of us focus on sleep problems. But proper relaxation takes many forms. I spent a week exploring what really works. Read Full Article: Pocket Worthy, The Seven Types of Rest: I Spent a Week Trying Them All. Could They Help End My Exhaustion?
One expert says parents should emphasize the importance of digital literacy and privacy, but bans and heavy surveillance don’t work. Read Full Article: Head Topics; Demonizing Social Media Isn’t the Answer to Online Safety, a New Book Argues
The growth mind-set. The abundance mind-set. The gratitude mind-set. I threw them all away. A few years ago, I stood underneath a red overhanging cliff near my hometown, Carbondale, Colo. The day was a stunner. Elk chewed on the brown grasses by the river below. A hawk rode the wind Read Full Article: Head Topics; When I Stopped Trying to Self-Optimize, I Got Better
Get comfortable with accomplishing less. Read Full Article: Stop Multitasking. No, Really — Just Stop It; NY Times
A recent study published in the journal Sleep suggests that the simple act of wearing an eye mask to block out light while sleeping can improve cognitive function the next day. In two experiments, the researchers found that participants who slept with an eye mask showed enhanced episodic memory encoding and alertness the following day. Read Full Article: PsyPost; Wearing an eye mask while sleeping improves memory …more
For years, the treatment protocol for children with concussions involved keeping them out of school to rest in a quiet, dark room with reduced access to screens until they felt better. In the past decade, however, doctors have been moving toward encouraging kids to return to school and light activity after only a couple of days of rest, even if symptoms persist. Read Full Article: …more
You brain is wired to focus on the negative. Here’s how to build a new, more positive, mindset anytime, anywhere. Read Full Article: The Neuroscience of Breaking Out of Negative Thinking, By: Nate Klemp; getpocket.com