Why You Should Be Careful of Too Much Stress: The Slow Killer and it’s Effects on the Brain

Photo Credit: Photo by Tim Gouw on Unsplash "Stress isn’t always a bad thing; it can be handy for a burst of extra energy and focus, like when you’re playing a competitive sport or have to speak in public. But when it’s continuous, it actually begins to change your brain. Chronic stress, like being overworked … Continue reading Why You Should Be Careful of Too Much Stress: The Slow Killer and it’s Effects on the Brain

Circulatory System: The Heart

This is the first in hopefully a long series of posts about the human body. I hope for it to be an easy and comprehensive guide to help understand the wonders of our body. I'm starting with the circulatory system (my favorite!) and today we are going to focus on the heart. Since it is such a big topic, we are going to split it up into two posts. This one will focus on the structure and the functions of the different chambers.

Corporate Psychopathy: It’s more common than you think

When I first heard the words 'corporate psychopathy', I was intrigued. Psychopathy is one of the most feared mental disorders of the modern world, yet the thought of corporations doesn't lead anybody to bat an eye. So what is it? To put it simply, corporate psychopathy is that feared mental disorder, but it appears in … Continue reading Corporate Psychopathy: It’s more common than you think

The Neuroscience Behind Multilingualism

Some people only know their mother-tongue. Others know ten languages. But regardless of how many, everybody has learned one (reading, writing, speaking, and/or gesturing). But what does it do to your brain? To your psyche? Knowing different languages can be way different from playing different instruments, or memorizing all the math formulas. So sit down … Continue reading The Neuroscience Behind Multilingualism