Awareness has increased about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and the destructive and far-reaching consequences it can have on a person’s life. However, it’s helpful to distinguish between PTSD and complex PTSD (CPTSD), which the World Health Organization recently formally recognized. CPTSD largely affects victims of childhood abuse. Official recognition opens the doors for more research…

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Maybe you are doing all the right things for your brain: Consuming beneficial brain nutrients, sleeping well, exercising, and spending time with people you enjoy…but you may still be deficient in one factor all brains need for optimal function: Unstructured time in nature to play. Hundreds of studies point to the necessity of the human…

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It’s hard not to get upset at chronically disruptive behavior in young people, but sometimes it can be rooted in neurological bases. A recent criminal justice study found that making one change as simple as supplementing children with fish oil can improve their behavior, and that a low resting heart rate is often connected with…

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