More than 20 percent of Americans regularly consume prescribed drugs related to mental health issues, earning contemporary America the nickname, “the Prozac Generation.” However, developing safe, targeted, and effective drugs for mental illnesses has increasingly become a struggle for the pharmaceutical industry. 345 more words
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University of Houston cross-country coach, Steve Magness, uses the Stroop test to train his athletes for mental focus:
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“While Magness—who once ticked off a 4:01 mile himself—coaches the fundamentals as good as anyone, he goes beyond traditional physiological training strategies to squeeze every ounce of performance out of his athletes.
Based on her extensive research, Sandra Bond Chapman, Ph.D. and expert in brain science, has developed seven suggestions for improving brain performance that anyone can implement. 239 more words
Dopamine is probably the most important of the 4 neurotransmitter brain chemicals when it comes to losing weight. If you’re low on dopamine then it’s likely that don’t recognize when you’re full or when you’re dieting, you still feel hungry when you’ve completed your meal. 167 more words
If you have ever made a lasting and successful change in your own life or helped someone else to do so, one of the things you will likely have noticed is that the change is created in some kind of altered or more powerful emotional state. 459 more words