Grief is something we all encounter. Whether it's losing a loved one, a friend, a job and everything else, loss can have a profound effect on us and our brains. Dr Lisa Shulman has delved into the notion of loss and grief and their impacts upon the brain in her book Before and After Loss: A Neurologist's Perspective on Loss, Grief and the Brain.
We all feel a little lonely sometimes - but what does loneliness and isolation do to the human mind? Professor Nathan Spreng tells us how loneliness is similar to hunger, a signal that we need nourishment from social interaction and what loneliness can lead to happening in the brain.
The organisation has said it is "in conversations with ITV" about the matter.
Sleep has remained a mystery throughout the history of neuroscience and it isn’t until recently that technology enabled us to see what’s occurring in the brain when we sleep. In this episode of HuffPost’s original series on the inner workings of the mind, neuroscientist Professor Jeff Iliff explains why it’s important to get a good night’s sleep and how it helps the brain function better.
Throughout history we have seen love shape our lives, our societies and our economies. It may be assumed that our hearts drive this emotion, but in reality it is our brains. In this episode of HuffPost’s original series on the inner workings of the mind, biological anthropologist Dr. Helen Fisher, explains what exactly is happening when the brain is in love.
Mind received up to 500 helpline calls a day in October – twice the usual number for this time of year.
Mind was *not* happy with her suggestion.
I Received Wonderful Mental Health Care During My Pregnancy - We Need To Help The Women Who Aren't So Lucky
2013 was a pretty big year for me; not only did I become a mother for the first time, I was also diagnosed with a severe
Mental health charity Mind reminds people they aren't alone.
Almost one in 10 people have considered taking their own lives because of the festive period, with a similar number considering