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Sometimes, having less connections in the brain is better than having more. Autism affects about one in every 68 children. It’s a mental disorder that is often characterized by social and communicative challenges. Individuals with this disorder often have trouble processing emotions, obeying social cues, and have trouble with over stimulation. But, according to a…

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Relationships have conflict: opinions don’t match, arguments arise, it happens. But how will any of these conflicts matter in the future? According to a recent study, asking that simple question is enough to build stronger and more positive relationships. “When romantic partners argue over things like finances, jealousy, or other interpersonal issues, they tend to…

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In our brains, trauma is motion. A new study analyzing the effect of fatal diseases like cancer on distress and trauma has found links within the brain’s cerebellum, which manages our sense of balance and coordination. In relevance to this, it’s not uncommon for those who are severely ill to accumulate negative experiences related to…

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Our brains are selfish – not just in our way of thinking, but in how we manage our bodily resources. According to a new study, we have a “preferential allocation of glucose in the brain”, which gives our brains more cognitive power, rather than our muscles physical power when performing certain tasks. Within this study,…