Posts filed under: Neuroscience

IN THIS POST WE EXPLORE THE NEUROSCIENCE OF GIVING THANKS TO GUEST CONTRIBUTOR, EXPERT AND BEST-SELLING AUTHOR, EVA RITVO, MD.  Humans are social animals, so it’s no surprise that we are wired to help one another. In the words of psychologist Stefan Klein, it’s “Survival of the nicest.” The altruism centre of the brain is considered......
Mother’s Day should be a joyful celebration, and our mothers deserve a special day. But what about the day after Mother’s Day? And the 363 days after that? What can neuroscience teach us about how to celebrate and treat our mothers every day? Check out our latest article on Psychology Today (The Day AFTER Mother’s Day),......
For centuries, and in the last few decades in particular, the buzz has been all about happiness. Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Do what makes you happy. Don’t worry, be happy. The list of happiness-focused quotes, poems, songs, books, and articles is seemingly endless. We’ve always simply taken it as a given that......
Kindness is empathy, and empathy is kindness. Two sides of the same #bekindr coin!...
As we evolve as a species, there is a trend toward growing kindness. Although the media would have us believe that violence is more prevalent than ever, the facts show the reverse. Steven Pinker in the New York Times Bestseller, The Better Angels of our Nature, explains that in fact violence has declined over the......