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Health And Fitness

Classifications of Mental Illness—A History

December 19, 2016

It would be nice if we could follow the medical model in psychology and know exactly what the treatment is for a mental illness once we have made a diagnosis, but that does not always happen… […]

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Biology

The Secret Life of a Virus

December 19, 2016

Viruses are tiny, tiny particles that are not visible by anything but the electron microscope. They are referred to as obligatory intracellular parasites because they […]

Health And Fitness

Malaria: The King of Tropical Diseases

December 15, 2016

Malaria—a mosquito-borne infectious disease—is widespread in tropical and subtropical regions of Earth. One of a variety of tropical diseases, Malaria has had a long and insidious […]

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Meditation and The Sense of Self

December 14, 2016

In this video lecture, Professor Ronald D. Siegel grapples with one of the most fundamental and challenging insights that come from meditation practice. […]

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