I was reading something that lead to something that lead to something and I came across a research paper discussing a study on genes, cognitive performance, and educational attainment. I immediately sensed red flags. I’m going to hope for the … Continue reading Studies on DNA and Intelligence Should be Watched Closely
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a condition in which kidney function gradually decreases over time. This disease affects all people worldwide and approximately 37 million American adults, nearly 20% of the American adult population. Kidneys filter the blood by removing … Continue reading Could Cold Showers Treat Chronic Kidney Disease?
Being diagnosed with cancer is scary, I can imagine. Modern medicine has come a long way. We have improved treatments and we know more about the human body and its abnormalities than ever before. Despite so much progress, there’s still … Continue reading I Wonder if Intermittent Fasting will be “Prescribed” as a Supplement to Treat Cancer
In The Genius in All of Us: New Insights into Genetics, Talent, and IQ published in 2010, the author David Shenk uses research to argue the nurture vs nature debate and states that intelligence is a result of interactions between … Continue reading Review of The Genius in All of Us by David Shenk
Consciousness is who we are. It is how we interact with the world. It is life, but how is it created? Where does it come from? Consciousness is one of the most elusive concepts right now, yet scientists are still … Continue reading Consciousness and Mind-Reading Technology
I made a video based on a review article discussing some factors that influence I.Q. and what I.Q. tests actually measure. Below are links to the videos and a transcript. IQ which stands for “intelligence quotient” is a score … Continue reading Factors That Affect I.Q.
I made a video discussing what MECP2 duplication syndrome is. Below are links to the video as well as a transcript of the video. What is MECP2 Duplication Syndrome? MECP2 Duplication Syndrome is a genetic disorder primarily seen in males … Continue reading What is MECP2 Duplication Syndrome?
Have you ever gained a few extra pounds and attempted to shed those pounds by hitting the gym? Did it work? No? Yes? Well, the truth is that for a while now, research has been telling us that that workout … Continue reading Exercise Contributes Little to Weight Loss
Mind wandering frees our mind to make new connections, have fresh ideas, and even solve problems that the focused mind has difficulty doing. Scientists such as Albert Einstein and Isaac Newton revered the capability of the wandering mind. The researcher Felicity … Continue reading In Defense of Daydreaming