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    Positive Thinking Video Games Positive thinking computer games should enhance and strengthen each aspect of human cognition. Since the mind and the body are connected, games must cover the broad categories that are part of daily life. Underlying positive thinking is a strong mind, a strong body [...]

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    ADHD: A Look at Alternative Treatments

    Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, is a serious mental disorder that involves loss of function at home and at work or school. Individuals with ADHD have a basic difficulty concentrating, but the disorder as a whole is more complex. ADHD results in a breakdown of the executive [...]

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    Anger Management For Kids

    Anger in children can be difficult to manage. Children often do not have the vocabulary to attach to various feeling states. When children feel angry and they have no words to describe the sensations, they will often act out aggressively. Their aggression is usually a means to communicate [...]

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    Tools for Cognition & Emotion

    Cognition refers to a person’s thought process and how they think about their thoughts, also known as metacognition. Additionally, cognition can include memory and attention. Emotion describes feeling states. Emotional status is complicated by the fact that individuals don’t always know what [...]

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    Is Vitamin Therapy the Answer to Tourette's Syndrome?

    Tourette’s syndrome (TS) is a neurological condition consisting of chronic motor and verbal tics. TS also has a high degree of comorbid, or concurrent, behavioral and emotional problems. The presence of tics is considered uncommon, and the disorder usually makes itself known during childhood. [...]

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    Adolescent Depression: A Look from the Developmental Perspective

    Depression during adolescence is a cause of worry for parents because of the impulsivity and general emotional reactivity of teenagers.  Psychologist Erik Erikson is best known for his work on examining childhood issues from a developmental perspective. According to Erik Erikson, adolescents [...]

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    Does Caffeine Cause Seizures?

    A seizure, whether associated with epilepsy or due to external factors, refers to a shift in the brain’s neuronal stimulation, which causes increased electrographic activity. This increased activity makes up seizures. According to the Epilepsy Foundation of North America, approximately 2.2 [...]

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