Category Archives: Health

Brain Waves, Meditation, and Binaural Beats – An exploration

What Do We Mean When We Say “Brain Waves” ? The Brain is made of billions of brain cells called neurons. Neurons are interconnected and communicate with each other by sending electro-chemical signals. When large numbers of neurons send signals … Continue reading

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The Sleep Reader : Sleep , Insights , Knowledge , and the Mind

How much sleeps should we get each day? How is sleep regulated, and what good exactly is it to our mind and learning? What are sleep “best-practices” ?   This article assembles inputs and blurbs from different places to try … Continue reading

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Speech Therapy

Speech therapy .. Stuttering .. Children .. more The Economist had an interesting article on speech therapy, inspired by the movie ‘the king’s speech’… It discusses historical approaches to the problem, including blaming it on dryness of the tongue (In … Continue reading

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Music, The Brain, and Mental health… from childhood to old age

The relationship between the music, our brain, and mental health in the different stages of our life is most interesting. It touches on a number of subjects related to left brain vs right brain development, the role of language, and … Continue reading

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The Real Cost of Obesity

It is very interesting to see the actual total monetary costs of obesity to society.. Needless to say that ‘real’ (i.e. social, emotional, etc..) costs are much more important. But the below information from Mckinsey helps give a closer look … Continue reading

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