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Country music is like medicine to my 9-year-old son. Sometimes when he’s having a bad day or if he’s been bullied, he’ll come home and listen to the music on his tablet all afternoon just to feel better. Connor was › Continue Reading

Much of what makes us human comes from a part of the brain called the telencephalon, also known as the forebrain. This region controls cognition, emotion and how we move. Inside the forebrain is an area called the amygdala, which › Continue Reading

The following article was written by Jeannette Moninger and published by iVillage.   Recently, 12 teenage girls who attend the same upstate New York high school suddenly began experiencing uncontrollable movements and sounds called “tics,” which are common symptoms of Tourette Syndrome. › Continue Reading