The Brain (pt. 1): Summary__re-posted!

This is a reposting of one of my science series videos! I posted this a while back, but thought it needed to be reshared.  While researching information on the brain, I realized that it would be easy enough to investigate some science experiments or track some recent research and make it accessible to my readers.... Continue Reading →


Sharing Saturday: Exotic Pets

Here are some unusual pets that you MIGHT own! Click the link below:  

The Animal Kingdom–and Us! (pt. 1)

One of my friends brought up the subject of pets, specifically what our ideal pet would be if given the chance to have any animal. After falconry, he mentioned hermit crabs. Then he went on to explain that these particular crabs can be very "grabby" when it comes to moving into a new shell. He... Continue Reading →

Sharing Saturday–Dr. Caroline Leaf

Today I am sharing a Ted Talk by Dr. Caroline Leaf on neuroplasticity of (flexibility and ability to change) the brain. This is the same author from the post that I shared on Thursday. Here she shares the science behind how thoughts are formed and solidified. featured picture from 

The Brain (pt. 4): Self-Talk

Self-Talk: According to several sources, self-talk is the act of conversing with oneself, either mentally, verbally, or through actions, occasionally motivating oneself to accomplish something. Verbal or mental examples of these can be: Positive: I can do this Lookin' good! I've gotten better at that Take a deep breath Negative: I'm so useless I will... Continue Reading →

The Brain (pt. 3): Games

As promised, here are several websites that have games for strengthening the brain and improving memory! Click on the link or the image: featured photo from  

The Brain (pt. 2): Focus

This video explains how our brain handles anxiety and stress, specifically before we are even aware that we are fearful. It was useful for me to hear the sections of the brain again, along with more examples of how things are processed. This is just the first in a series of videos, but I'm only... Continue Reading →

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