Tag: Cognitive

    Long-Term Meditation and the Brain

    August 11, 2017
    Meditation

    Transcendental meditation may promote the blood flow to the brain. The effects of meditation are quite different from those after …Read the Rest

    Meditation and Professional Stress

    August 7, 2017
    Meditation

    Yoga and meditation have many benefits. These practices can alleviate stress and anxiety, reduce mood disturbance, ease musculoskeletal problems, and …Read the Rest

    Anxiety, Depression, and Inflammation: Physical and Cognitive Aspects

    August 3, 2017
    Mind-Body

    More and more evidences have related anxiety and depression to elevated systemic inflammation (Duivis et al., 2013). As complex disorders, …Read the Rest

    Depression, Anxiety, Asthma, and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

    August 1, 2017
    Mind-Body

    Patients with asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) often have psychiatric problems including cognitive dysfunction, anxiety, and depression (Bratek …Read the Rest

    Cytokine Therapies and Psychiatric Disorders

    July 14, 2017
    Mind-Body

    Cytokine therapies including interferon-alpha (IF-alpha) and interleukin-2 (IL-2) have been used for cancers and chronic diseases including melanoma, hepatitis C, …Read the Rest

    Stress, Dysfunctional Attitudes, and Genetic Factors

    June 19, 2017
    Mind-Body

    What are the relationships among dysfunctional attitudes, stressful events, and genetic factors? How can these factors influence daily emotions? A …Read the Rest

    Mindfulness Meditation for Healing Insomnia

    February 11, 2017
    Meditation

    Meditation can help relieve insomnia through the detachment from the thoughts that are disturbing sleep or making someone wake up …Read the Rest

    Potential Biomarkers for Anxiety

    December 21, 2016
    Biomarkers

    •    Potential Biomarker: Serum levels of lipid hydroperoxide (LOOH) •    Type:    Serum •    Relevance: The serum levels of lipid hydroperoxide …Read the Rest

    Alzheimer’s Disease and the Gene APOE (Apolipoprotein E)

    March 8, 2016
    Mind-Body

    The APOE gene has other symbols as “AD2”, “LPG”, “APO-E”, and “LDLCQ5”. It is located at 19q13.2. The APOE gene …Read the Rest

    Neuropsychiatric Disorders and the Gene COMT (Catechol-O-Methyltransferase)

    February 23, 2016
    Mind-Body

    The COMT gene has another symbol as “HEL-S-98n”. It is located at 22q11.21. It is an important enzyme in the …Read the Rest

    The Effects of Artificial Morning Light on Cognition

    January 15, 2015
    Chronobiology

    Chronic sleep restriction (SR) has detrimental influences on cognitive functions. Although such effects can be reduced by light exposure, it …Read the Rest

    Variations in Frontal Dysfunctions in BPD and ADHD

    September 26, 2014
    Psychoneuroimmunology

    Impulsive behaviors are the important features of disorders including borderline personality disorder (BPD) and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Impulsivity has a …Read the Rest

    Psychoneuroimmunology of Schizophrenia and Anti-Inflammatory Drugs

    May 30, 2014
    Psychoneuroimmunology

    Studies in the psychoneuroimmunology of schizophrenia have revealed not only the neurological and cognitive alterations, but also the continuous systemic …Read the Rest

    Personality: A Summary of Theories, Concepts, and Stages

    September 25, 2012
    Psychology

    Personality: A Summary of Theories, Concepts, and Stages   Theories Concepts/Stages Features/Stages Features/Examples The psychoanalytic view (Freud and followers) Early …Read the Rest

    The History and Branches of Psychology with Early Timelines

    August 26, 2012
    Mind-Body

    Branches  Focus Methods Founders/Pioneers Time Contributions Structuralism Experimental psychology   William Wundt 1879 Established the first psychology lab The basis …Read the Rest

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