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    "the Hub In The Wheel Of Fire"

    Joseph E. LeDoux called the amygdala "the hub in the wheel of fire". This is my favorite part of the brain. Its a bundle of neuronal nuclei shaped somewhat like an almond, that is where it gets its name. As part of the Limbic system where our emotions are produced, the...
    IvyOrchid IvyOrchid 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 6, 2012

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    I Want To- But I Think I Can't

                            I am utterly fascinated by neuroscience, among many other fields of science- I want  to be a neuroscientist, but I feel I am not smart enough, I've always tried to learn about neuroscience through books and the internet (my school doesn't...
    Kwillk Kwillk 13-15 3 Responses Sep 24, 2011

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    Tms - Stimulates Brain Nerve Cells To Treat Depression

    TMS Therapy was recently FDA-cleared for patients suffering from depression who have not achieved satisfactory improvement from prior antidepressant medications. More than likely, TMS Therapy will also be available to treat all mental illnesses in the future. TMS Therapy uses a...
    Christyna Christyna 46-50, F 12 Responses Apr 16, 2011

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    Magnetic Brain Stimulation Treats Depression (week 2 & 3 Of Therapy)

    Below the numerous (******) I addresses week two and week three of TMS (Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation) Brain Therapy. But first I would like to include what TMS is: TMS Therapy was recently FDA-cleared for patients suffering from depression who have not achieved satisfactory...
    Christyna Christyna 46-50, F 12 Responses May 21, 2011

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    Music, Sound, And Language.

    I recently did a literature review on music, sound, and language. The most interesting part was the relations between pitch, tone, and frequency to the percieved politeness or "niceness." true story
    CN473667 CN473667 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 13, 2009

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    Taking Physiological Psychology Next Semester And I Am So Excited :)

    I am a Psychology major with a concentration on the anatomy/science aspects of psychology. I have already taken neuropsychology, which was absolutely amazing, and next semester I am going to be taking physiological psychology (the science explanations to behaviors) and...
    MerDerLoves MerDerLoves 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 30, 2012

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    Neurofeedback?

    I finally found someone in my area that uses neurofeedback in their practice. She does not take insurance and holy cow, is it expensive.From the data I have read neurofeedback is successful in treating a host of condition's.Has anyone had neurofeedback and if so, was it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 28, 2012

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    I Seek To Understand What I Can

    I'm convinced that all knowledge is practical, directly or indirectly.If it doesn't teach me something I can use right now it will at least give me a more broad paradigm to understand something else I'm trying to learn later. So learning is always a good thing. And I think...
    Beanow Beanow 22-25, M 1 Response May 16, 2011

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    Music and the Brain

    I wrote my thesis on the way music effects the brain.  It's very fascinating.  Anyone else have an interest in that?
    alicia87 alicia87 22-25, F 8 Responses Jul 1, 2009

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    Unrequited love is like one of the worst things in life for anyone. I knew a guy named Hernan for a year now since January. I remember when I first met him in class, I was afraid...
    AziaLee AziaLee 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    Unrequited love is like one of the worst things in life for anyone. I knew a guy named Hernan for a year now since January. I remember when I first met him in class, I was afraid...
    AziaLee AziaLee 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    When asked how he would like to die, one man said: "I would like to die like my grandfather did, peacefully in his sleep, not screaming and yelling like the passengers in the car...
    iwanttodieRB iwanttodieRB 18-21, F 4 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Living in the Deep South way in the country part living a country life where blue jeans and boots are a must, I'm wondering if I live a sheltered life. These ppl in the city, like...
    Cricket75 Cricket75 36-40, F 2 hrs ago

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    I'm not really picky on the type of music I like or listen to. Like I recently told my teacher I listen to country and she was surprised
    Gamer0808 Gamer0808 13-15, F 10 hrs ago

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    I like staying up all night its more peaceful at night when no one is around, i like going out at night when there isn't anything about as there isn't anyone around and everything...
    scottishlostsoul scottishlostsoul 18-21, M 7 hrs ago

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    I read so often of members attempting to meet with other members only to be put off with tons of excuses. Are people really so fearful here? Isn't this supposed to be a melting pot...
    manusundr manusundr 46-50, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    When Tomorrow Comes Part Six - Chapter Fifteen After Jock had left, Dada turned to Mother. I tried not to look too enthusiastic, but I belatedly and guiltily realized that...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F 58 mins ago

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    A babysitter would have more authority than me over his kids in our home. I'm sick of being asked to take her to the store and watching her while he goes out. It would be fine if...
    morrginme morrginme 31-35, F 11 hrs ago

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    I'm not a winter lover; I usually run for cover, and, like a bear, I stay right there until the winter is over. (Jan.28, 2015)
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M 10 hrs ago

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    what makes you think I'm nice? why would you want my advice? I'm just like you, got problems, too, that I don't even think about twice. (Jan.29, 2015)
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M 10 hrs ago

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    OVER HERE once again, Ma, here am I, crouched beneath foreign sky, fighting for...I don't know, it's a politician's show. in a place I don't want to die. in moments of distress...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M 10 hrs ago

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    Friday Ab workout complete.... Hurting like hell but feels good :)
    KT84 KT84 26-30, F 6 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Do any of you older guys like?
    Sweetheart126 Sweetheart126 16-17, F 24 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    "Some people are like slinkies. Not very usefull, but makes you smile when you push them down the stairs."Author unknownI never pushed anyone down the stairs and never will... but...
    Blanche08 Blanche08 31-35, F 4 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    My best friend told me this joke:D I hate it when people come to my house and ask : "Hey, do you have a toliet?" And I was like, no, we just sh*t in the garden
    iwanttodieRB iwanttodieRB 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    A night of messy boxer shorts so last year I was up till really late a night I needed to poop but I wanted to poop my boxers late so I wouldn't get caught so in the end I went...
    Mushypanties12 Mushypanties12 18-21 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Ugh...ow....it's been 3 months and they won't stop growing and making my belly tighter. The doctor said there's nothing to worry about but at this rate I feel like I'll pop. But...
    BlueDelta BlueDelta 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    Maths questions are so stupid. They're like : "If I had 10 chocolates and I ate 9, what do I have now?" "Oh, I don't know, diabetes maybe?"
    iwanttodieRB iwanttodieRB 18-21, F 47 mins ago

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    I am not the type of person that does drugs...I don't smoke pot, I don't drink, I don't smoke...but one thing I like to do is expand my mind with hallucinogens (LSD, Mushrooms, and...
    DisasterDad DisasterDad 31-35, M 32 mins ago

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    I like you! I like you! I like you! I like you! I like you! I like you! I like you! I like you! I like you! I like you! I like you! I like you! I like you! I like you! I like you...
    JidJid JidJid 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    I try to go ice skating at least once a year. I don't know why I don't go more often. I really should. It's especially nice when you can go when the rink isn't as crowded, and...
    Sarahbellas Sarahbellas 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 3

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    I met him when I was 19. We got married when I was 20. We've been married a little over a year and already I can see my husband loving me less and less. I was born and raised in...
    marriedyoungandconfused marriedyoungandconfused 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 3

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    Okay sooo...there's this dude. lol I don't know how else to start this! alright. so yeah. I met this guy named Antonio, who's in my supervision room, he's also in my gym class...
    Gabsters05 Gabsters05 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 7

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    After our first meet at the mall that day Madeline and i at first did not meet up for that cup of coffee like we had panned. Her art kept her busy and my life kept me from mine...
    YohKomori YohKomori 22-25, M Jan 9

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    I'm very conflicted, at first I didn't think of him as anyone special. We talked a lot, about everything and he was just a friend to me. He wasn't the type of guy that I liked, up...
    lunazteca lunazteca 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 10

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    I don't like, I don't like Fake nigguhs I don't like A **** nigguh, that's that shyet I don't like, nah A snitch nigguh, that's that shyet I don't like, nah A bitsh nigguh, that's...
    QuixoticConquistador QuixoticConquistador 26-30, M Jan 11

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    When Tomorrow Comes Part Five - Chapter Nineteen I walked out of the school into the blazing sunlight, my head feeling heavy and spinning with all the details of the past few...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F Jan 14

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    I had lived in the uk since I was 13 and sadly I have been very unlucky and I had encountered lots of racial abuse and hatred I feel that 99% of white people and especially...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F Jan 14

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    I really like to make up silly new fairytales for kids. One of my favorites was Chrissie the Clumsy Princess, who inexorably found her way head first into the nearest fountain...
    AlainaM5 AlainaM5 22-25, F Jan 15

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    It's weird, I haven't really heard of it before. I thought it was just hormones or something that had me confused about my feelings for the first guy, because shortly after...
    idontcareir idontcareir 16-17, F Jan 17

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    I'm going through a really hard time right now. I was talking to this girl since may 2014 and we recently stopped because she told me she was dating someone. We had been hooking up...
    idciloveit idciloveit 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 19

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    Sometimes I just don't understand. I never end up with the person I really like. Either there's always someone else or I'm just not good enough. But what about when someone leads...
    blackspikex blackspikex 18-21, F Jan 20

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    When you finally shed those trappings in which you have to act like someone else, and can just "be yourself," it's a great relief. Who knew it took so much energy to act like...
    streetcsi streetcsi 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 21

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    It feels like ****. The brighter side, though, is that it could've hurt more if he had felt the same, we'd been together, and then something bad and super dramatic happened...
    TiraVara TiraVara 22-25, F Jan 22

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    So here I am in this situation. I'm a bit all over the place right now. Like I feel like screaming and crying and laughing at the same time but hopefully this too shall pass. I try...
    Khaleesi18 Khaleesi18 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    1. I am 18 2. I'm shy 3. I'm random 4. I like to draw sometimes 5. I like to watch TV 6. I like movies 7. My favorite subject is Art 8. I like to read 9. I like to write 10...
    brianna0922 brianna0922 18-21, F 5 days ago

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