How stress affects your brain – Madhumita Murgia

How stress affects your brain – Madhumita Murgia

Are you sleeping restlessly, feeling irritable or moody, forgetting little things, and feeling overwhelmed and isolated? Don’t worry. We’ve all been there. You’re probably just stressed out. Stress isn’t always a bad thing. It can be handy for a burst of extra energy and focus, like when you’re playing a competitive sport, or have to …

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The Science of Depression

The Science of Depression

With over 350 million people affected by depression worldwide, it’s no doubt an incredibly real and serious issue. But, what exactly is going on inside of a depressed person? Is there a biological basis for these intense feelings of sadness? In the past, depression was often described as simply a ‘chemical imbalance’ in the brain. …

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