Brain Blogging, Thirteenth Edition

Brain_Blogging_Carnival2.jpgWelcome to the thirteenth edition of Brain Blogging — a semi-monthly blog carnival that aims to review posts “related to the brain and mind that go beyond the basic sciences into a more human and multidimensional perspective.”

This carnival is part of the Blog Carnival network. Please remember to submit your blog entries using the online submission form. We will do our best to review and include your entry! Enjoy your readings…


James Bishop presents Depression. How Much Would You Pay to be Rid of it? posted at Finding Optimism, saying, “A recent study asks how much a person with depression would pay to get rid of their illness, and whether it would change according to side-effects.”

Chris presents Mental Health Issues That Can Impact Your Social Success posted at How to have more social success.

Karen Halls presents Alcoholism Signs – 15 Telltale Symptoms You Need to Know posted at Addiction Recovery Blog.

Memory & Cognition

Alvaro Fernandez presents Working Memory Training from a pediatrician perspective, focused on attention deficits posted at SharpBrains, saying, “An interview with a pediatrician using working memory training to help kids with ADD/ADHD.”

Deb Serani presents Oops, I Did It Again: Age and Memory posted at Dr. Deb.

Naomi presents Keep Your Brain in Shape to Beat Alzheimer’s posted at Diary From England.


Charles H. Green presents Lie Detection and a Truthful Society posted at Trust Matters, saying, “Will infallible lie detectors ever exist? And what would it mean if they did?”

Jimson Lee presents Pre-Competition, Energy, Focus and Mental Alertness Drinks posted at, saying, “A good collection of OTC drinks to improve alertness, awareness, and focus during exercise.”

State of Mind

PicktheBrain presents 10 Ways to Enrich Your Life by Learning Something New posted at Pick the Brain.

edithyeung presents I Have a Dream posted at Edith Yeung.Com: Dream. Think. Act.

John Wesley presents A 3 Step Routine for Creating Energy that Lasts All Day posted at Pick the Brain.

Romeo Vitelli presents Becoming Someone Else posted at Providentia, saying, “When people forget themselves…”

Stigmatization & Discrimination

Laura Collins presents Parents in denial posted at Are you “Eating With Your Anorexic?”, saying, “The history of parentectomy in the treatment of eating disorders lives on!”


FitBuff presents Don’t Get Glad, Get Mad! posted at’s Total Mind and Body Fitness Blog, saying, “Anger helps people focus on the cues that matter most to making a rational decision and ignore cues that are irrelevant to the task of decision-making.”

Julian Pracht presents Becoming an Early Riser posted at OMANN~! – Interesting Topics for Cosmopolitan People.

Andreas Engvig presents Apes, Speedy Learners, and new Brain Fitness Channel posted at SharpBrains, saying, “Even apes have good brains…”


Kilroy_60 presents Things I Think I Learned …from YouDoItOurWay posted at Fear And Loathing – The Gonzo Papers.

Shaheen E Lakhan, MD, PhD, MEd, MS, FAAN

Shaheen E Lakhan, MD, PhD, MEd, MS, FAAN, is a board-certified neurologist and pain specialist, medical educator, and scientist. He is the executive director of the Global Neuroscience Initiative Foundation (GNIF). He is a published scholar in biomarkers, biotechnology, education technology, and neurology. He serves on the editorial board of several scholarly publications and has been honored by the U.S. President and Congress.
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