Brain Blogging, Seventeenth Edition

Brain_Blogging_Carnival2.jpgWelcome to the seventeenth 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

Alvaro Fernandez presents Brain Fitness Program 2.0, MindFit, and much more on Brain Training posted at SharpBrains, saying, “Review and commentary on several New York Times articles related to “brain training””

Stanimir Sotirov presents Memory increase: 8 laws of memory posted at All About Your Body And Spirit.

Personal Stories

Your Stuff Could Be The Death of You posted at Millionaire Mommy Next Door, saying, “A tragic, true story about the high price one man paid for his compulsive habit.”

Marie Drennan presents Bad Buddhist Signs On posted at Diary of a Bad Buddhist.

Self Awareness

Nenad Ristic presents Attribution Theory posted at Money Conciousness.

Thomas Ott presents Train Your Mind, Change Your Brain posted at Neural Market Trends, saying, “The current book I’m listening too, ‘Train Your Mind, Change Your Brain,’ by Sharon Begely is utterly fascinating. It’s not a how to book, rather its about current discoveries in field of neuroscience and discussions with the Dalai Lama about it.”

Daylle Deanna Schwartz presents Making Your Mistakes Count posted at Lessons from a Recovering DoorMat, saying, “As a former doormat who evolved into a successful author and speaker, I’m delighted to share my lessons with others.”

FitBuff presents Lifeline Screening: 15 Types of Blood Tests and Checkups You Need posted at’s Total Mind and Body Fitness Blog, saying, “So, how do you make sure you are aware of your true overall health condition without becoming a paranoid hypochondriac?”

Karen Halls presents 12 Signs And Symptoms Of An Addictive Relationship posted at Addiction Recovery Blog, saying, “An addictive relationship is usually evident to outsiders, but when you are in the middle of it, seeing the situation can be difficult.”

State of Mind

Bill Urell presents 7 Great Tips To Help You In Early Drug Addiction Recovery + podcast posted at Addiction Recovery Basics.

Holly Ord presents Beauty Comes in One More Cup Size posted at Menstrual Poetry.

Phil B. presents Depressing News posted at Phil for Humanity, saying, “Do you refuse to watch or read the news because it is too depressing?”


Alvaro Fernandez presents Neuroplasticity 101 and Brain Health Glossary posted at SharpBrains, saying, “An overview of key findings, concepts and terms, to better understand all the recent news about brain health.”

Austin Cline presents Science Reveals Material Biology Behind Brain Blossoming posted at About Agnosticism/Atheism.


TherapyDoc presents Mr. Satuday Night posted at Everyone Needs Therapy, saying, “When someone has to take one for the team, it’s usually the kid.”

Dr Martin W. Russell presents The Quicksand Guide To Professional Help posted at Dr Martin W. Russell, saying, “The ‘experts’ that are meant to help us…”


Traveling Stories Magazine presents Health conditions that seem to accompany an attack of acne: posted at Ambitiously Inquisitive, saying, “Thank you for hosting the carnival, and if your interested in working on a project together feel free to let me now.

GrrlScientist presents Research Provides New Hope For Bipolar Disorder Treatments posted at Living the Scientific Life, saying, “An overview of the variety of new treatments that are being tested to relieve the symptoms of bipolar disorder.”

r. norman presents He May Not Have a Good Short Term Memory But he has a Great Mind posted at Purple Medical Blog.

TheNourisher presents Nourishing the Liver posted at Nourished Magazine, saying, “A Chinese Medicine perspective of body mind principles related to the Liver organ and energy meridian. How to overcome depression through healing the liver.”

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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