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Notes from BrainFutures 2015

I recently attended BrainFutures 2015, sponsored by the Mental Health Association of Maryland. The conference brought together experts and innovators in the brain research field with mental health practitioners and advocates. The mission of the conference was to move the conversation about how to integrate new ideas and technologies into behavioral health and wellness practice. In nearly every industry, technology has been embraced, championed, and deemed essential. Even in somatic c… [Read More]

How Smart Phones are Affecting the Way We Touch and Feel Touch

I recently wrote about how our love for gadgets and technology affects our posture. This time, let's take a look at how touch screen items alter our perception of touch and ultimately mold our brains. Many people cannot imagine life without a smart phone or other handheld device. We use them for extended periods every day in both our personal lives and for our jobs. I certainly find them extremely helpful in staying organized and keeping in touch with my family and friends. Gadgets … [Read More]
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