We’ve had the iphone, and the ipad and people seem to get a lot of pleasure out of them – how far away from the ibliss are we? A Canadian neurosurgeon has stimulated feelings of bliss and ecstasy in a patient he was treating for epilepsy.
And scientists now know where imagination comes from in the brain? It comes from all over – it’s a rich internal playground they say.
Every parent and teacher is against bullying behaviour, but anti-bullying campaigns in schools may have just the opposite effect? The campaigns that say – don’t do this…. and then name bullying behaviour may encourage it new research says.
How you praise children when they are 1, 2 and 3 may have big effects on them later too? Process praise – like ‘you did a good job’ meant more positive attitudes to change when they were older.
Incidentally there seems to be a link between better language development in childhood and drinking in adolescence and early adulthood.
And new research from Adelaide that helps us understand why we put weight back on after a diet – the stomach is desensitised.
In people who eat a lot stomachs need more food to feel full – and for most people that stays the same when when they go on a diet.