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Il vaccino causa l’autismo, così è deciso. – Salute e bugie - Blog - Le Scienze

Il vaccino causa l’autismo, così è deciso. – Salute e bugie - Blog - Le Scienze | www.federicoferrarese.co.uk | Scoop.it
Credo possa diventare noioso leggere un ulteriore articolo sull’importanza dei vaccini, sulla non scientificità del presunto nesso tra le vaccinazioni e l’autismo, su quanto sia dannosa la decennale campagna portata avanti da interessati gruppi antivaccino ma visto che puntualmente si torna a parlare dell’argomento, potrebbe valere la pena esaminare i motivi che inducono un giudice [...]
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How Neurons Talk to Each Other

How Neurons Talk to Each Other | www.federicoferrarese.co.uk | Scoop.it
A new study challenges conventional thinking about how neurons that release dopamine communicate. The findings could have vital implications for dopamine related diseases such as Parkinson's.
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Schizophrenia in children: What you need to know

Schizophrenia in children: What you need to know | www.federicoferrarese.co.uk | Scoop.it
Schizophrenia in children is uncommon but serious. It may affect their thinking and behavior, and requires careful management. Learn about this condition.
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Cognitive decline could be reduced with a Mediterranean-style diet

Cognitive decline could be reduced with a Mediterranean-style diet | www.federicoferrarese.co.uk | Scoop.it
Older adults with greater adherence to a Mediterranean-style diet may be less likely to experience cognitive decline, new research suggests.
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Can we buy happiness? New research weighs in

Can we buy happiness? New research weighs in | www.federicoferrarese.co.uk | Scoop.it
New research suggests that regularly investing money in buying more time for ourselves - by hiring household help, for example - can make us happier.
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Bipolar disorder speeds up biological aging

Bipolar disorder speeds up biological aging | www.federicoferrarese.co.uk | Scoop.it
Research finds deep links between biological aging, bipolar disorder, and brain structure. Telomere length may be a new marker for psychiatric disorders.
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What happens in the brain during anxiety? Study sheds light

What happens in the brain during anxiety? Study sheds light | www.federicoferrarese.co.uk | Scoop.it
A new study in monkeys has identified cells in the anterior cingulate cortex of the brain that are activated in response to uncertain outcomes.
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Gene editing technique reverses Huntington's in mouse model

Gene editing technique reverses Huntington's in mouse model | www.federicoferrarese.co.uk | Scoop.it
Huntington's is a progressive neurological condition; there is no cure. Recent advances in gene editing techniques offer new hope.
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Lily Bailey on living with OCD: 'My brain was filled with weird, uncomfortable thoughts'

Lily Bailey on living with OCD: 'My brain was filled with weird, uncomfortable thoughts' | www.federicoferrarese.co.uk | Scoop.it
Tired of people misunderstanding the fourth most common mental illness, the UK model and writer decided to share her secret inner world. Here she answers 10 questions
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Meditation and yoga can 'reverse' DNA reactions which cause stress, new study suggests

Meditation and yoga can 'reverse' DNA reactions which cause stress, new study suggests | www.federicoferrarese.co.uk | Scoop.it
Mind-body interventions (MBIs) such as meditation, yoga and Tai Chi don't simply relax us; they can 'reverse' the molecular reactions in our DNA which cause ill-health and depression, according to a study.
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Cognitive behavior therapy significantly reduced depression and anxiety in chronic pain patients: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy is a helpful CBT intervention that improves outcomes in patients ...

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, a form of cognitive behavioral therapy that focuses on psychological flexibility and behavior change, provided a significant reduction in self-reported depression and anxiety among patients participating in a pain rehabilitation program, new research has demonstrated.
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'Multi-dimensional universe' in brain networks: Using mathematics in a novel way in neuroscience, scientists demonstrate that the brain operates on many dimensions, not just the 3 dimensions that w...

'Multi-dimensional universe' in brain networks: Using mathematics in a novel way in neuroscience, scientists demonstrate that the brain operates on many dimensions, not just the 3 dimensions that w... | www.federicoferrarese.co.uk | Scoop.it
Using a sophisticated type of mathematics in a way that it has never been used before in neuroscience, a scientists have uncovered a universe of multi-dimensional geometrical structures and spaces within the networks of the brain. This research has significant implications for our understanding of the brain.
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Being Sensitive Is a Superpower -- Here Are 5 Ways to Use It | World of Psychology

Being Sensitive Is a Superpower -- Here Are 5 Ways to Use It | World of Psychology | www.federicoferrarese.co.uk | Scoop.it
In a workplace that glorifies strength and power, highly sensitive people like you may falsely assume the ability to experience things more intensely is a
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Come possiamo affrontare al meglio le critiche? – La Mente è Meravigliosa

Come possiamo affrontare al meglio le critiche? – La Mente è Meravigliosa | www.federicoferrarese.co.uk | Scoop.it
Le critiche ci possono dare una mano. Quando una persona ci critica, cerca di comunicarci qualcosa di noi che non le è piaciuto.
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Le 7 differenze tra l'uomo e la donna narcisista - Psicoadvisor

Le 7 differenze tra l'uomo e la donna narcisista - Psicoadvisor | www.federicoferrarese.co.uk | Scoop.it
Quando parlo di narcisismo identifico il narcisista al maschile e la sua vittima al femminile. Non lascio equivoci: i narcisisti sono uomini e mentre le donne incarnano il ruolo delle vittime. In realtà si tratta di una mera generalizzazione nata dal fatto che il disturbo narcisistico di personalità è diagnosticato principalmente a un pubblico maschile. Il disturbo narcisistico sembra avere una …
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The breakdown of this brain region may accelerate aging

The breakdown of this brain region may accelerate aging | www.federicoferrarese.co.uk | Scoop.it
Death of stem cells in hypothalamus promotes physical decline in mice
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Ecco come l'ipotalamo controlla l'invecchiamento - Le Scienze

Ecco come l'ipotalamo controlla l'invecchiamento - Le Scienze | www.federicoferrarese.co.uk | Scoop.it
Le cellule staminali dell'ipotalamo rilasciano minuscoli frammenti di RNA che riescono a influire sulla fisiologia di tutto l'organismo. L'eliminazione di queste sostanze o delle staminali che le producono accelera l'invecchiamento, mentre il trapianto di nuove staminali o
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Partly human mice brains offer clues to schizophrenia

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The advance in “chimeras,” animals created by transplanting cells from one species into another, is likely to draw more attention to a controversial field.
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Treating autism by targeting the gut

Therapies to change the bacteria in the gut, through diet, pro-and prebiotic supplements, fecal matter transplants or antibiotics, could treat autism. A review of six decades of research linking the gut to brain development could pave the way for cheap and effective treatment.
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I test neuropsicologici che consentono l'individuazione precoce dell'Alzheimer

I test neuropsicologici che consentono l'individuazione precoce dell'Alzheimer | www.federicoferrarese.co.uk | Scoop.it
Uno studio ha dimostrato come alcuni test neuropsicologici consentano di individuare i primi segni dell'Alzheimer in persone asintomatiche.
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Why do those with autism avoid eye contact? Imaging studies reveal overactivation of subcortical brain structures in response to direct gaze

Individuals with autism spectrum disorder often find it difficult to look others in the eyes as they find eye contact uncomfortable or stressful. Now a study has shed light on the brain mechanisms involved in this behavior.
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Comunicazione efficace: "La danza del rapport... elogio alla PNL" | PSINEL

Comunicazione efficace: "La danza del rapport... elogio alla PNL" | PSINEL | www.federicoferrarese.co.uk | Scoop.it
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Bilingual children are better at recognizing voices

Bilingual children are better than their monolingual peers at perceiving information about who is talking, including recognizing voices, according to a study.
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Il circuito cerebrale del legame di coppia - Le Scienze

Il circuito cerebrale del legame di coppia - Le Scienze | www.federicoferrarese.co.uk | Scoop.it
La possibilità che si instauri un legame di coppia permanente dipende dalla forza della connessione che si stabilisce fra la corteccia prefrontale, coinvolta nel processo decisionale, e il sistema cerebrale della ricompensa. Lo ha dimostrato uno studio sulle arvicole di prateria, uno dei
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Simple tasks don't test brain's true complexity

Simple tasks don't test brain's true complexity | www.federicoferrarese.co.uk | Scoop.it
New research strategies are needed to find out how information flows through the brain's neural networks, according to neuroscientists. In a new article, the researchers suggest using complex experiments to test the most important properties of these networks.
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