Archive Month: March 2020

The body stores energy from food in three different ways: glucose, amino acids, and lipids. Lipids are fats, and these happen to be the number one method that the body uses to store its energy from food. The body has a three-step process of metabolizing food. According to authors, these include the cephalic, absorptive, and […]

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From the time we are born, our subconscious minds are being programmed. In fact, it’s believed that everything we perceive from birth to five or six years old is programmed directly to the subconscious mind (Montessori, 2014). Why is that? Because as newborns, we cannot pick up a textbook or sign up for online courses. […]

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Have you ever remembered a situation, conversation, or encounter one way, but someone else who experienced it with you remembers it happening a different way? The human brain, its capacity for memory, and what it believes it saw, tasted, smelled, or heard, is not always the most accurate. In fact, eyewitness testimonies are not completely […]

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Neurotransmitters are chemicals that carry messages between neurons, which are nerve cells. These messages tell us to relax or move a muscle, and they also tell us things regarding pleasure and rewards. The pleasure and rewards system in our brains rewards us with a pleasurable feeling when we do something that will maintain our survival, […]

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