Brain Blogging, Third Edition

Brain_Blogging_Carnival2.jpgWelcome to the third edition of Brain Blogging – a semi-monthly blog carnival that aims to review posts “related to the brain and mind that go beyond the basic sciences into a more human and multidimensional perspective.”

This carnival is part of the Blog Carnival network. Please remember to submit your blog entries using the online submission form. We will do our best to review and include your entry! Enjoy your readings…

Memory & Cognition

Joseph presents Mind Mapping by Stephen Pierce posted at Help with Everything.

Joseph James presents Why Cardio Exercise Makes You Smarter: Part 2 posted at Joseph James, saying, “Real science from a Berkeley scientist.”

Alvaro Fernandez presents Cognitive Reserve and Lifestyle posted at SharpBrains: Your Window into the Brain Fitness Revolution, saying, “Brief review of key papers on the Cognitive Reserve for healthy aging.”

Personal Stories

Causalien presents Ultracrepidate – Triphasic Sleep posted at Ultracrepidate, saying, “Dissection of Polyphasic sleep.”

Craig Harper presents Exercise Addiction – Anorexia Athletica posted at Renovate your life with Craig, saying, “Craig harper talks about how he turned from a chubby teenager into an exercise addict.”

Mother Jones RN presents The Abandoned House posted at Nurse Ratched’s Place, a thrilling post with beautifully selected pictures.

Violeta presents Area 25: a life beyond depression posted at All Tips and Tricks.

Irina presents They Took The Idea of a Polyphonic Duet to a Whole New Level posted at The Ignoble Experiment, a.k.a. Live Dangerously!.


Joanne Hay presents The Mind, Grace and Anandagiriji posted at The Nourisher.

State of Mind

The Positivity Blog presents Take the Positivity Challenge! posted at Henrik Edberg.

Neelima presents Diet for depression posted at Healthy B.P.M., saying, “Sometimes what you eat spells out your state of mind.”

Shamelle presents Relax and Unwind-Without Spending Any Money! posted at Enhance Life.


Alvaro Fernandez presents ADD/ADHD and working memory training: interview with Notre Dame’s Bradley Gibson posted at SharpBrains: Your Window into the Brain Fitness Revolution.


Vahid Chaychi presents ADHD Is Treatable posted at

Caroline Latham presents Does a brain fitness program prevent Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia? posted at SharpBrains: Your Window into the Brain Fitness Revolution, saying, “Living a physically and mentally active life can help delay the onset of symptoms of dementia.”

Shaheen E Lakhan, MD, PhD, MEd, MS, FAAN

Shaheen E Lakhan, MD, PhD, MEd, MS, FAAN, is a board-certified neurologist and pain specialist, medical educator, and scientist. He is the executive director of the Global Neuroscience Initiative Foundation (GNIF). He is a published scholar in biomarkers, biotechnology, education technology, and neurology. He serves on the editorial board of several scholarly publications and has been honored by the U.S. President and Congress.
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