I and other social science professionals believe that cultural and ethnic affiliation significantly shapes who we are. Here, I look at the known connection between culture, achievement and “success”.
All the parents I know want to praise their children and make them feel special. From an early age, most of us (myself included) want to celebrate our kids as much as we can. We clap when they roll over or hold up their heads for the first time. We practically throw a party when they mumble their first word, however unintelligible it might be. Every drawing should hang in the Louvre and every song should grace a Broadway stage. After all, if we don't build up our kid's self-esteem, who will?
On Brain Blogger there is clearly an avid interest in this particular disorder. This article provides a synopsis of a recent Medscape review, regarding our current state of knowledge. I encourage all who are interested to peruse the original resource.
The proverbial beautiful mind of the proverbial schizophrenic resides in a brain that has abnormalities. This includes diminished frontal lobe activity, resulting in deficits in the brain’s ability to process information in a cognitively organized way and stopping people from screening out irrelevant stimuli. These deficits are considered to be deleterious to the brain functioning of the schizophrenic.
- The Broken Mirror