Why is electroshock therapy still a mainstay of psychiatry? | Aeon Essays


Why is electroshock therapy still a mainstay of psychiatry? | Aeon Essays

BRAIN FOOD NEWSLETTER


A QUOTE TO THINK ABOUT “Often, the person in the group who articulates the possible is dismissed as a dreamer or as a Pollyanna persisting in a simplistic “glass half-full” kind of optimism. The naysayers pride themselves on their supposed realism. However, it is actually the people who see the glass as “half-empty” who are … Continue reading BRAIN FOOD NEWSLETTER

LATIN PHRASES STILL USED IN ENGLISH..


Quid Pro QuoWhen entering into a quid pro quo arrangement with someone, you're promising to do something for them, if they do something in return — it's a trade-off. In Latin, it literally means something for something, and it was coined in the 16th century as a medical term to swap out one treatment for … Continue reading LATIN PHRASES STILL USED IN ENGLISH..

Seth Godin’s Newsletter


* The sixth layer [ https://feeds.feedblitz.com/~/645879036/0/sethsblog/posts~The-sixth-layer/ %5D Humans differentiated themselves 100,000 years ago by developing the ability to have a detailed memory. Not just “where did I hide the acorns” but rich and diverse memories about people and places. Only a few thousand years ago, we amplified this by making those memories permanent. Telling a story to … Continue reading Seth Godin’s Newsletter

W.O.T.D.


WORD OF THE DAY LabileLAY-bihlPart of speech: adjectiveOrigin: Late Middle English, unknown 1(technical) Liable to change; easily altered2Of or characterized by emotions that are easily aroused or freely expressed, and that tend to alter quickly and spontaneously; emotionally unstable.   Examples of Labile in a sentence "My roommates are very labile when it comes to plans." "As a doctor, Louie was … Continue reading W.O.T.D.

Did you know..


Did you know... ... that today is the birthday of Michelangelo (1475), Rob Reiner (1945), and  Shaquille O'Neal (1972)? If you were born today, then you are in the company of some great talent! Now get out there and paint, direct, or shoot a basketball! 😉 ~~~ Today's Inspirational Quote: "Sometimes you have to let … Continue reading Did you know..