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Psychology

How Do Stressful Events Affect Our Well-being?

April 13, 2022

Different people may respond to the same event in different ways. Some people may become stressed in situations while others don’t. Learning to control such stress can benefit one’s well-being. […]

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Psychology

The Endocrine System: Organs and Functions

March 27, 2022

Neurons in a healthy nervous system are incredibly fast in comparison to the hormones produced by the endocrine system glands. They both have varying mobility, but, surprisingly, can perform interchangeable roles. […]

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Psychology

Neurons: The Cells Responsible for How We Think and Feel

March 27, 2022

Neurons play a big part in how we think and feel. In fact, a type of neuron specific to the brain may help explain why happiness is contagious and why it’s a good idea to watch more positive media and surround ourselves with happy people. […]

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Psychology

The Human Nervous System

March 27, 2022

The nervous system controls reflex actions as well as both voluntary and involuntary actions. For these, it relies on the spinal cord and the peripheral nervous system, respectively. […]

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Psychology

The Brain: Its Parts and Their Functions

February 27, 2022

The three major sections of the brain are the hindbrain, the midbrain, and the forebrain. They all perform different functions, such as directing basic survival processes, regulating our movements, and controlling our thoughts and emotions. […]

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Psychology

The Fight for Happiness

February 20, 2022

In the pursuit of happiness, there are many things one can do deliberately, such as spend money on experiences, be more charitable, and focus on building strong relationships. […]

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