Category Archives: Biopsychology

Articles on how emotions, thoughts and behavior are affected by the brain, the nervous system and neurotransmitters in human and non-human animals.

Exploring the Mind-Body Connection

mind body connection

The mind-body connection refers to the link between a person’s thoughts and feelings and his or her physical health. The concept has existed for hundreds of years. Prior to the 1600s, most health treatments were holistic and geared toward treating the whole person. But from the 17th to the 19th centuries, the Western world started to view the mind and body as separate entities that are completely unrelated to each other. Continue reading

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Why is Neuroscience so Important?

what is neuroscience

An increasing number of people are talking about neuroscience these days. And it is easy to understand why. Despite the fact that the field is relatively young, there are new breakthroughs and discoveries being reported each year. In this article we will cover what neuroscience is and look at several reasons the scientific community is so excited about this particular branch of science.  Continue reading

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How Compression Sleeves Can Physically and Mentally Prepare You For Your Fitness Goals

Exercise and Mental Health

The health and fitness industry has continued to develop innovations that aid people in achieving their body goals. One example is compression clothing, such as tights and sleeves, which provide physical and mental benefits for both professional athletes and regular gym-goers. Continue reading

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How Overall Wellness Helps to Reduce Hair Loss

female hair loss

Hair loss can be caused by many factors ranging from temporary stress to your genetic makeup. Your overall health and wellness actually has a close relationship with your hair growth, meaning if you are experiencing a noticeable increase in shedding, your hair is likely telling you something about your health and your body in general. Continue reading

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