Genetics for therapists

The Science of Psychotherapy Core Resource on Genetics The body itself is an information procesor. Memory resides not just in brains but in every cell. No wonder genetics bloomed along with information theory. DNA is the quintessential information molecule, the most...

Eating more fruit and vegetables linked to less stress

Eating a diet rich in fruit and vegetables is associated with less stress, according to new research from Edith Cowan University (ECU). The study examined the link between fruit and vegetable intake and stress levels of more than 8,600 Australians aged between 25 and...

How philosophy can change the understanding of pain

A German-Canadian research team is calling for a more comprehensive approach. Dr. Sabrina Coninx from Ruhr-Universität Bochum and Dr. Peter Stilwell from McGill University, Canada, have investigated how philosophical approaches can be used to think in new ways...

One in Five American Adults Experience Chronic Pain

New data from the National Health Interview Survey found that 50.2 million U.S. adults reported pain on most days or every day, limiting daily functioning and productivity Chronic pain is among the most common chronic conditions in the United States, but estimates of...

Heart health of shift workers linked to body clock

Working hours that deviate from an individual’s natural body clock are associated with greater cardiovascular risk, according to research presented at ESC Preventive Cardiology 2021, an online scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC)....

Wisdom, Loneliness and Your Intestinal Multitude

It may take guts — or more precisely, a diverse gut microbiome — to achieve wisdom and fend off loneliness. Or perhaps it’s the other way around, report UC San Diego researchers The evolving science of wisdom rests on the idea that wisdom’s...

A weak heart makes a suffering brain

Evidence of Disturbed Gene Activity in the Brain as a Result of Heart Problems Göttingen/Germany, February 26, 2021. Heart problems cause disturbed gene activity in the brain’s memory center, from which cognitive deficits arise. Researchers at the German...

Study reveals immune driver of brain aging

Scientists have identified a key factor in mental aging and shown that it might be prevented or reversed by fixing a glitch in the immune system’s front-line soldiers. Suppose Smokey Bear were to lose it and start setting forest fires instead of putting them...

Childhood neglect leaves generational imprint

Distinct neural connectivity found in the babies of mothers who experienced neglect as children Early life experiences can have an outsized effect on brain development and neurobiological health. New research, published in Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience...

Mirroring Hands Complete Introduction Video Course

This Foundations of Mirroring Hands for Psychotherapists and Hypnotherapists is the complete video introduction to Mirroring Hands by the worlds leading expert Richard Hill. This is a 6 hour certificate course. Go To The Mirroring Hands Course! As a hypnotist and NLP...

The Heart: King of Organs

  The explosive technical advances of the 20th century were not without significant drawbacks in our interpretation of scientific knowledge. A prominent example of this was the sense of the human heart as merely a pump. In contrast to the understanding of the...