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The Power of Situati…

The popular, formerly caffeinated, fruity alcoholic
beverage, Four Loko, has been blamed for a spike in
alcohol-related hospitalizations, especially throughout
college campuses. Initially, caffeine was deemed the
culprit and the Food and Drug Administration ordered all
traces of caffeine to be…

Binge Drinkers Have …

Binge drinking is prevalent among university students,
especially in the United States. One brain structure
particularly sensitive to alcohol’s neurotoxicity
during development is the hippocampus, which plays a key
role in learning and memory. A study of the association

Marijuana Use May Hurt Intellectual Skills in Multiple Sclerosis Patients


Marijuana Use May Hu…

those using marijuana scored approximately one third lower
than non-users

Cognitive Behavioral…

How is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Used to Treat
Addiction CBT is an approach used to deal with substance
abuse. It starts with the assumption that faulty thinking
patterns are the addict‘s real problem. When it
comes to dealing with addiction problems there are a
number of treatment…

So THAT’S Why:…

  ScienceDaily Opiate abuse is a chronic disorder and
maintaining abstinence represents a major challenge for
addicts. Individuals recovering from opiate dependence
have long reported that while the acute withdrawal
symptomsfrom opiates may pass relatively quickly, they do
not feel…

Training the brain t…

Training the brain to think ahead in addiction
ScienceDaily (2011-01-27) — The growing numbers of
new cases of substance abuse disorders are perplexing.
After all, the course of drug addiction so often ends
badly. The negative consequences of drug abuse appear
regularly on TV, from…

Mindfulness Meditati…

Mindfulness Meditation Training Changes Brain Structure in
Eight Weeks   ScienceDaily (Jan. 21, 2011) —
Participating in an 8-week mindfulness meditation program
appears to make measurable changes in brain regions
associated with memory, sense of self, empathy and stress.
In a …

Alcoholics Overestim…

Alcoholics Overestimate Their Ability to Recall Things:
Study They may believe their memory is as good as
non-alcoholics, but tests show otherwise URL of this page:

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Brief meditative exe…

Brief meditative exercise helps cognition Psychologists
studying the effects of a meditation technique known as
“mindfulness ” found that meditation-trained
participants showed a significant improvement in their
critical cognitive skills — and performed
significantly better…

Brain waves and medi…

Brain waves and meditation ScienceDaily  – We all
know that meditation helps relax people, but what exactly
happens in the brain during meditation? A new study
suggests that nondirective meditation yields more marked
changes in electrical brain wave activity associated with