Infants Follow Gaze of Reliable Looker (Part 1)

Infants Follow Gaze of Reliable Looker (Part 1)

Previous research on infant gaze following has demonstrated the importance of gaze following in the development of social interaction skills, language skills, the understanding of emotional displays as well as the development an understanding of the beliefs, intentions and desires of others. In an attempt to discover whether 14-month-old infants understand that a “looker” is seeing something that the infant cannot (or the mental activity of understanding another person’s mind) or whether the infant is simply being oriented to a ...

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Good Stress Versus Bad Stress

Good Stress Versus Bad Stress

Is there such a thing as good stress you may ask? The answer is a resounding, “Yes.” If we did not experience any stress, what would our daily life look like? Perhaps, on the surface, it may seem divine to be stress-free until we realize that we go about all our activities at one speed without any extra drive for one activity over another. This is where “good” stress comes in.

Good Stress

To experience stress is to be human ...

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Music Reduces Anxiety and Pain

Music Reduces Anxiety and Pain

One of the challenging difficulties patients with chronic pain face is how to manage their chronic pain. When pain elimination is not possible, many clients in my private practice have to learn to live a satisfying life in the presence of pain.

When clients first present themselves in my office, they typically appear very depressed, anxious, and physically and socially disabled by the pain. As a result, the pain affects ...

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Postpartum Depression

Postpartum Depression

I decided to write a blog about postpartum depression (PPD) because I was glad and encouraged to see new mothers seeking help in my private practice to treat it. This is a promising new trend (at least in my practice) considering it is one of the most common problems associated with childbirth and general statistics show that 50% of mothers suffering from PPD go undetected. In the absence of treatment, the ...

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Food For the Brain

Food For the Brain

It may seem that you need to eat more than just an apple a day to keep the doctor away. A new research study just published in Science Daily revealed that eating fish once per week can improve brain health and reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) by almost five-fold. Alzheimer’s Disease is an incurable disease that slowly kills the brain cells responsible for memory, thinking and (eventually) bodily functions. In Canada, there ...

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